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  • AmeriCares: Emergency Response & Global Health
    United States Responding to Historic South Carolina Flooding Rss Newsroom All U S News Ecuador AmeriCares Deploys Response Team to Ecuador Stamford Conn April 18 2016 AmeriCares is deploying an emergency response team to assist the earthquake relief efforts in Ecuador Read More Bristol Myers Squibb to Support AmeriCares and the Clinton Health Access Initiative Inc in a New Program Aimed at Treating Patients Co infected with Hepatitis C and HIV Boston MA April 13 2016 The Clinton Health Access Initiative Inc CHAI and AmeriCares with the aid of a multi year product donation from Bristol Myers Squibb have initiated a first of its kind program in Africa and Asia aimed at curing hepatitis C HCV among patients co infected with HCV and human immunodeficiency virus HIV Bristol Myers Squibb has agreed to immediately begin providing enough of the HCV medicine Daklinza daclatasvir to treat 10 000 patients Read More Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and AmeriCares Launch Health Coach Program for the Uninsured Ridgefield CT March 15 2016 Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and AmeriCares today announced a new Health Coach Program at the Boehringer Ingelheim AmeriCares Free Clinic in Danbury Conn for uninsured patients with chronic disease Read More Saint Amand Joins AmeriCares Board of Directors STAMFORD Conn March 8 2016 AmeriCares is pleased to announce the election of Sarah Saint Amand to its Board of Directors Saint Amand brings to the board a wealth of experience in the private public and nonprofit sectors Read More Rss Newsroom All Press Releases Nepal Survivor One Year Later Survivor of NepalEarthquake takes steps toward a healthier future Watch Video ZIKA What You Need to Know The World Health Organization has declared the spread of the Zika virus and its possible link to the birth defect microcephaly an international Watch Video AmeriCares Nepal

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  • Our Newsroom
    Media Inquiries visit our Media Center Media Coverage Media Contacts Donna Porstner Associate Director Media Relations 1 203 658 9579 Email Donna WABC 7 NY Connecticut based Americares sets Sights on aid to Ecuador 04 19 16 NBC Connecticut News AmeriCares Sends Help to Ecuador 04 19 16 Connecticut Post Editorial Feeling the ripples of an earthquake in Ecuador 04 19 16 Huffington Post After a Disaster What You Find When You are First to Arrive 06 19 15 CNN The critical 72 hours after Nepal earthquake 04 26 15 Fox CT Stamford s AmeriCares responds to massive Nepal earthquake 04 25 15 News 8 WTNH com Stamford s AmeriCares sends disaster relief to Nepal 04 25 15 Huffington Post Aid Agencies Rally To Help Victims Of Nepal s Earthquake 04 25 15 PBS NewsHour AmeriCares Emergency Response VP says Cyclone Pam response more challenging than Typhoon Haiyan 03 16 15 WNPR Two Connecticut Based Agencies Respond to Cyclone Pam 03 16 15 The Takeaway AmeriCares VP of Emergency Response Garrett Ingoglia says health systems in Ebola stricken Liberia must improve 02 27 15 New York Times Letter to the Editor The Task After Ebola 02 23 15 WFSB AmeriCares President and CEO talks about Ebola in West Africa and our work with the uninsured in the U S 02 22 15 New York Post New York Post Ebola doctor says no contact rules are hard on patients 12 29 14 The Chicago Tribune Chicago nurse in West Africa working to fight Ebola 11 30 14 Morning Joe Morning Joe Michael J Nyenhuis Urges Support for Health Workers Fighting Ebola 11 21 14 AllAfrica com Liberia President Sirleaf Meets With HEARTT and AmeriCares 10 02 14 New York Times With Aid Doctors Gone Ebola Fight Grows Harder 08 17 14 ABC News As Ebola Rages at Home Liberian Doc in US to Get Gloves Basic Supplies 08 05 14 USA Today Ebola travel warning issued for 3 African countries 07 31 14 See all Media Coverage clips See All Photo Galleries Photo Galleries View our work around the world and here at home Our Work in 2015 A Retrospective 2015 Interns Making a Difference in 2012 Fighting Ebola Faces of Hope for 2015 Our 2014 NYC Marathon Team 2014 Interns NewHeights AmeriCares Airlift Benefit Gala 2014 2013 Interns StandUp 2012 Intern Snapshots Spotlight on Our Work in the U S A Remembering Rwanda 20 Years Later Three Years After the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami Health and Healing in 2013 Medical Outreach Program See All Photo Galleries See All Videos Video Library See AmeriCares in action Nepal Survivor One Year Later After NepalEarthquake Street Theater Helps Communities Heal Critical Health Issues Following EcuadorEarthquake AmeriCares Responds to EcuadorEarthquake ZIKA What You Need to Know AmeriCares U S Programs AmeriCares Nepal Earthquake Response Morris Surviving Ebola Nepal Earthquake AmeriCares Airlift Responding to Typhoon Ruby Joenne s Story A Holiday Message from Tony Goldwyn NewHeights for Maternal Child Health Filipino Doctor Finds Help and Hope in Midst of Typhoon Devastation Tornado Response Putting Health Within Reach 6 Months of Health and Progress in the Philippines In Arkansas Putting Health First in Times of Crisis A Teenager Walks Again in Haiti WithSyria Jonathan Adler TOMS and AmeriCares give new TOMS Shoes to Queens NY Kids See All Videos Our annual reports newsletters and other publications Annual Reports Click here for the 2012 Interactive Annual Report 2015 Full Financials to Annual Report 90 KB 2015 AmeriCares Annual Report 11pp 1 38 MB 2014 Full Financials to Annual Report 322 KB 2014 AmeriCares Annual Report 9 15 MB 2013 Full Financials to Annual Report 126 KB 2013 AmeriCares Annual Report 16pp 1 83 MB 2012 Full Financials to Annual Report 127 KB 2012 AmeriCares Annual Report 24pp 1 29 MB 2011 Full Financials to Annual Report 122 KB 2011 AmeriCares Annual Report 5 20 MB 2010 Full Financials to Annual Report 425 KB 2010 AmeriCares Annual Report 5 55 MB 2009 Full Financials to the Annual Report 331 KB 2009 AmeriCares Annual Report 3 70 MB 2008 Full Financials to Annual Report 408 KB 2008 AmeriCares Annual Report 5 35 MB 990s Additional Information for 2010 2011 2012 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 531 KB 2015 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 446 KB 2015 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 807 KB 2014 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 645 KB 2014 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 1 43 MB 2013 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 512 KB 2013 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 1 34 MB 2012 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 579 KB 2012 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 774 KB 2011 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 688 KB 2011 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 918 KB 2010 AmeriCares Free Clinics IRS Form 990 654 KB 2010 AmeriCares Foundation IRS Form 990 835 KB Quarterly Newsletters 2016 Spring Newsletter 522 KB 2015 Winter Newsletter 604 KB 2015 Fall Newsletter 473 KB 2015 Summer Newsletter 513 KB 2015 Spring Newsletter 484 KB 2014 Winter Newsletter 600 KB 2014 Fall Newsletter 528 KB 2014 Summer Newsletter 553 KB 2014 Spring 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  • Emergency Programs
    Syria is one of the world s most urgent humanitarian crises We continue to provide medical and humanitarian relief to local organizations in neighboring countries best positioned to help victims of the crisis Read More about Syria Civil Conflict Read More More Emergency Medical Aid Headed to Syria New Emergency Medical Aid Sent to Syria South Sudan Complex Emergency What began as a power struggle between two political rivals in South Sudan has since escalated into a gruesome ethnic conflict between the country s two largest ethnic groups Targeted attacks and reprisal killings have caused over 1 million people to flee their homes and resulted in thousands of deaths With the widespread displacement in rural areas seasonal farmers may be unable to tend their crops which could lead to a major threat to the food supply and the possibility of famine As a result of our recent on the ground assessment of immediate health needs of refugees AmeriCares has delivered an emergency medical shipment to our partner in Uganda where over 100 000 South Sudanese have sought refuge Read More Emergency Medical Aid to South Sudan South Sudan Crisis New Emergency Medical Aid Underway Sahel Complex Emergency An ongoing food crisis in Africa s Sahel region has been compounded by a civil conflict in the northern provinces of Mali that has displaced tens of thousands of people We are working with our partners in the region delivering water purification supplies an Emergency Medical Module and other emergency shipments in Cameroon Mali Mauritania and Niger Read More Emergency Medical Aid to War Torn Mali Sahel Crisis Clean Safe Water Helps Refugees Fleeing Mali Active Recoveries Long after a disaster fades from the news AmeriCares stays working on a targeted response to help communities recover and rebuild Nepal Earthquake Occurred April 25 2015 Type Earthquake Japan Earthquake Tsunami Nuclear Disaster Occurred March 11 2011 Type Earthquake Tsunami West Africa Ebola Outbreak Occurred April 9 2014 Type Disease Outbreak Syria Civil Conflict Occurred March 15 2011 Type Civil Conflict Philippines Typhoon Haiyan Occurred November 8 2013 Type Typhoon United States Disasters Occurred May 20 2013 Type Wild Fire Flooding Hurricane Tornado Hurricane Sandy Occurred October 29 2012 Type Hurricane Pakistan Floods Occurred August 1 2013 Type Flooding Historic Emergencies More than three decades and 300 disasters have taught us how to help people in crisis During these major disasters we were there Horn of Africa Somalia Famine Chile Earthquake Haiti Earthquake China Earthquake United States Hurricane Katrina 2005 and Gulf Oil Spill 2010 Southeast Asia Tsunami Darfur Sudan Conflict Crisis Alerts Every day AmeriCares is ready Today we are monitoring and assessing these emerging crises Texas Floods Recent flooding in Texas has caused much damage and displacement in the Houston area AmeriCares has sent family emergency kits and tetanus vaccine to local partners and we continue to work with health organizations and first responders in the area to address the needs of displaced families and recovery workers Donate Now Ecuador Earthquake A magnitude

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  • AmeriCares News
    Story Getting Her Life Back 01 29 15 Read More A 37 year old woman faces a life threatening situation and finds a pathway to a new healthy life with the help of the Greenville Free Medical Clinic and AmeriCares United States AmeriCares and AMA Launch Program to Help Low Income Americans Prevent Diabetes 11 05 14 Read More AmeriCares and the American Medical Association AMA are introducing a targeted health care program designed to help low income and uninsured Americans delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes Seven free and charitable clinics have been chosen to launch the Initiative United States Providing Temporary Shelter for Texas Border Crisis 09 02 14 Read More Working with a local partner on the Texas border AmeriCares has provided a new air conditioned tent to ensure that migrant families fleeing violence in Central America have a safe place to sleep and receive care before they continue on their journey United States Water Delivery Resupplies Food Bank after Toledo Water Ban 08 14 14 Read More AmeriCares and Nestlé Waters North America delivered three truckloads of bottled water to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank after toxins found in the city s water supply led to a weekend long water ban that affected 500 000 Ohio and Michigan residents United States Florida Man Finds Health Care During Tough Economic Times 07 23 14 Read More A Florida man discovers he doesn t have to lose his health care during hard economic times one of 5 million Americans who benefit from AmeriCares support for more than 600 U S safety net providers United States Loss of Health Insurance Can Have Devastating Consequences 07 09 14 Read More After losing health insurance Ohio couple finds quality health care through an AmeriCares safety net clinic partner one of more than 1400 across the US United States AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Hurricane Arthur 07 04 14 Read More As Hurricane Arthur moves up the East Coast AmeriCares emergency response experts are closely monitoring the storm the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season and preparing to respond if needed United States Helping Uninsured Patients Breathe Easier 05 22 14 Read More To help low income and uninsured patients breathe easier and avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital AmeriCares is providing a record quantity of respiratory medicines to hundreds of clinics and community health centers across the United States in 2014 United States One Year Later Nearly 3 7 Million in Oklahoma Tornado Aid 05 20 14 Read More One year after the Moore Oklahoma tornado AmeriCares has provided nearly 3 7 million in aid to help meet the immediate and long term health needs of survivors United States U S Disaster Relief New Aid for Tornado Survivors 05 13 14 Read More In the weeks since an outbreak of powerful tornadoes and severe weather devastated the Midwest and South AmeriCares has provided more than 333 124 in aid which includes more than 318 024

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  • Press Releases
    Program Aimed at Treating Patients Co infected with Hepatitis C and HIV 04 13 16 Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation and AmeriCares Launch Health Coach Program for the Uninsured 03 15 16 Saint Amand Joins AmeriCares Board of Directors 03 08 16 1 5 Million in Emergency Medical Aid Headed to Fiji 03 07 16 Emergency Response Team Deployed to Fiji 02 21 16 AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Fiji Cyclone 02 20 16 AmeriCares Delivers 3 Million in Medicine for Syria 02 19 16 AmeriCares and Nestlé Send Water to Flint 01 28 16 AmeriCares Announces Major Donation to Help Americans with Thyroid Disease 01 25 16 1 1 Million in Medicine Headed to Nepal 12 23 15 Emergency Shipment to fill Empty Hospital Shelves in Nepal 12 16 15 Close Joins AmeriCares Board of Directors 12 14 15 AmeriCares Deploys Medical Teams for India Floods 12 04 15 AmeriCares Emergency Response Team Arrives in Mexico 10 24 15 AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Hurricane Patricia 10 23 15 AmeriCares Responds to Philippines Typhoon 10 19 15 New Flu Shot Campaign for Uninsured Americans 10 15 15 AmeriCares Responds to Historic South Carolina Flooding 10 07 15 Tony Goldwyn Takes the Stage at AmeriCares Airlift Benefit 10 06 15 Items 1 20 of 150 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next See Also Our People Our Newsroom News Media Center Press Releases 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 Media Coverage Photo Galleries Video Library Publications Our Credentials Our History Careers Volunteers Sign up for E Updates Spam Control Text Please leave this field empty Connect With Us Search the AmeriCares Website Sending Aid Worldwide Since it was established in 1979 AmeriCares has delivered more than 12 billion in humanitarian aid

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  • Video Library
    Nepal Earthquake Response Morris Surviving Ebola Nepal Earthquake AmeriCares Airlift Responding to Typhoon Ruby Joenne s Story A Holiday Message from Tony Goldwyn NewHeights for Maternal Child Health Filipino Doctor Finds Help and Hope in Midst of Typhoon Devastation Tornado Response Putting Health Within Reach 6 Months of Health and Progress in the Philippines In Arkansas Putting Health First in Times of Crisis A Teenager Walks Again in Haiti WithSyria Jonathan Adler TOMS and AmeriCares give new TOMS Shoes to Queens NY Kids From Our CEO What We Come Here to Do Bringing Health and Healing to the Philippines A Survival Story in the Midst of Devastation We Deliver New Aid Rushed to Tacloban Isolated Village Gets Crucial Medical Care Help is on the Way Typhoon Haiyan Medical Aid SwimforRelief Helping Sandy Survivors All Because of You Nyad SwimforRelief StandUp with AmeriCares Typhoon Haiyan Immediate and Sustained Response Tents Arrive to Help Volunteers in Tornado Recovery AmeriCares Global Health Breezy Point Emergency Medical Aid Helping Stranded Survivors Coney Island Operation Winter Warmth Sleeping Bag Distribution in Staten Island They Depend on AmeriCares and We Depend on You A Dedicated Staff Our Hurricane Sandy Team Mobile Medical Clinic Brings Care to Survivors in Staten Island Our Work Around the World Pakistan What is in a Household Clean up Kit What is in a Family Emergency Kit Snapshot of AmeriCares After the Earthquake Bringing Health and Life to Chile West Virginia Storm Response Our Work Around the World Malawi Saving the Tiniest Babies in Kosovo 30 Years of Making a Difference Distributing Water and Emergency Aid to Tornado Survivors in Kentucky We are AmeriCares PSA featuring Aaron Eckhart See Also Our People Our Newsroom News Press Releases Media Center Media Coverage Photo Galleries Video Library Publications Our Credentials Our History Careers Volunteers

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  • Our Partners
    support following Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar in 2008 the Haiti earthquake in 2010 the Oklahoma tornados in 2013 and many other crises OdysseyRe Foundation The OdysseyRe Foundation and AmeriCares have worked together since 2007 to respond to health crises worldwide bring health care to uninsured and underinsured people and mitigate the impact of natural disasters Oracle Oracle the world s most complete open and integrated business software and hardware systems company has donated products and services along with a generous cash grant to ensure we have the technology required to send aid whenever it s needed wherever it s needed ORIGIN Unite As part of a global effort to reduce malnutrition decrease childhood micronutrient deficiency and increase child survival rates AmeriCares and ORIGIN Unite are partnering to provide donations of 6 59 Micronutrients to health care organizations helping children in need Purdue Pharma Since 1986 Purdue Pharma has donated over 115 million in cash and products to AmeriCares demonstrating its long standing commitment to improved health worldwide S P Global S P Global became an AmeriCares Annual Emergency Response Partner in 2013 recognizing that planning and preparation are critical to a swift and effective relief response to a disaster from earthquakes typhoons hurricanes and tornadoes to disease outbreaks and civil strife sanofi aventis U S sanofi aventis U S is a steadfast ally in times of international crisis providing AmeriCares with both product donations and financial support for disasters like the hurricanes in Haiti and the devastating cyclone in Myanmar Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines became an AmeriCares Annual Emergency Response Partner in 2014 Through this partnership Southwest Airlines is helping AmeriCares respond to emergencies without hesitation and establish an early presence that attracts the partners and resources necessary to sustain a longer comprehensive response and recovery program Voya Financial AmeriCares and Voya Financial share a commitment to bringing urgently needed help to people in crisis no matter the challenges For more than 10 years Voya Financial its employees and the Voya Foundation have helped to ensure that AmeriCares is prepared to respond to emergencies Whole Foods Market As a result of the timely initiative and efforts of Whole Foods Market AmeriCares was able to quickly deliver and distribute lifesaving medicines to more than 90 health care facilities severely damaged by the earthquake and support over 200 volunteer medical teams treating survivors WWE AmeriCares is proud and grateful to partner with WWE its employees and fans in support of our emergency response in Haiti and Chile and for other natural disasters around the world XANGO XANGO Meal Packs contain many essential nutrients needed for a healthy diet and provide an important nutritional supplement suitable for both children and adults XANGO has partnered with AmeriCares to deliver the Meal Packs where they are most needed to our programs in Cambodia Malawi El Salvador Nicaragua Mexico and the Philippines AmeriCares gratefully acknowledges all corporations that contributed gift in kind donorations during this past fiscal year Abbott Accella Pharmaceuticals Acorda Therapeutics Actavis Adventure Medical

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  • Who We Are
    world What We Do We respond to disasters the ones you see and the ones you don t When an injured child is pulled from the rubble of a massive earthquake or an expectant mom struggles without health insurance we are there with aid that restores health and saves lives AmeriCares just saved a lot of lives here The aid arrived just in time Without this shipment I don t know what we would do Dr Douze in Haiti When poverty disease or deadly conflict cause health crises we deliver medicines medical supplies and humanitarian aid to a trusted network of clinics hospitals and health care providers around the world We also create and support programs that increase capacity improve quality and provide more access to health care in the world s poorest countries and here in the U S Since 1979 AmeriCares work has been characterized by compassion expertise quick response and aid that works for people who need it How We Do It Whenever wherever people are in crisis we work with you our donors and partners to deliver the help they need Donors Partners Emergency Response Global Health Efficient and Effective When combined with our expertise and resources the donations of our supporters are multiplied many many times We leverage every dollar donated to deliver 20 in aid More than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need AmeriCares receives high rankings for efficiency from Charity Navigator and meets the Better Business Bureau standards for charity and accountability Donate Now In This Section Our People Our Newsroom Our Credentials Careers Volunteers Our History Contact Us Search the AmeriCares Website Sending Aid Worldwide Since it was established in 1979 AmeriCares has delivered more than 12 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries including

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