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Happy Birthday, President Carter!

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter turns 97 on Oct. 1. Please help us celebrate this special occasion by sending him a personal birthday message.

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  • Partner Profile

    Partner Profile

    Together with our partners, the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program in Liberia works to improve maternal and child health care across the country.

  • From the Blog


    President Carter and David Firestein, President and CEO of the Bush China Foundation, discuss the past, present, and future of U.S.-China relations.

  • Double Your Gift

    Double Your Gift

    Thanks to a generous grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, your gift to end blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger will be matched dollar for dollar.

  • From the Blog

    From the Blog

    As we celebrate former U.S. First Lady Rosalynn Carter's 94th birthday, we invite you to learn her secret service code name and other lesser-known facts.