AutoTempest Donates $10,000 to CARE International

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Creator of car search engine chooses poverty relief NGO as endowment recipient

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AutoTempest founder Nathan Stretch selects CARE International, a relief and development NGO working to combat poverty in developing countries, as the recipient of a $10,000 charitable donation. AutoTempest, an online used car search engine bringing up listings from all major used car classifieds, has been carefully designed to connect individuals with quality used cars. The same effort and commitment to quality drove the recipient selection process, with CARE being ultimately chosen for its emphasis on long-term solutions and its success in creating positive, sustainable change in communities around the world.

During the decision making process, the AutoTempest founder was impressed with the high quality of CARE’s charitable endeavours and its focus on building local skills, with 97% of staff being nationals of the countries in which the programs are run. The charity works with the local communities to identify the most marginalized beneficiaries; often women and girls. CARE helps individuals help themselves – through their programs, people learn skills and receive knowledge so that they themselves can be agents of lasting change in their communities.

“It was very important to me to choose a charity that not only was in line with my values, but that brought a high level of quality and accountability to its processes and undertakings,” shares AutoTempest founder and President Nathan Stretch. “I was impressed by CARE’s ability to address all of my very specific questions. They stood out as a top-notch organization that doesn’t just address the symptoms of poverty; they are committed to tackling the underlying causes. I appreciate their comprehensive approach and their focus on empowering individuals to become self-sufficient and bring long-term change to their communities.”

To learn more about CARE International projects, go to (US:, Canada: To find out more about the AutoTempest used car search engine, visit

About CARE International
CARE International, founded in 1945 to offer relief and care packages to war-torn Europe, has more than 65 years of experience and long term presence in over 80 of the world’s poorest countries. The organization works with local communities, local partners such as aid agencies and hires local staff to identify solutions to poverty. Communities are full participants in the planning, implementation and evaluation of CARE programs, building local capacity to effect real change and long-term resilience. CARE’s work is made possible with the support of private individuals, foundations, corporations, United Nations agencies, and national governments.

About AutoTempest
AutoTempest, based out of British Columbia, Canada has been helping individuals find their next car…faster since 2008. With a search engine that brings up results from all the most popular car classified sites in America, including eBay Motors, Craigslist,, and many more, plus now a full library of used car buying resources and tools, individuals in the market for a car need search nowhere other than AutoTempest. Founder Nathan Stretch’s first foray into niche search engine development started in 2006 with, the easy way to search Craigslist. He added in 2008, and most recently, launched earlier this year and currently in beta.

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