AmeriCares Names Peterson to Lead Global Health Programs
Stamford, Conn. – March 2, 2015 – AmeriCares, the Stamford-based emergency response and global health organization, has welcomed Dr. E. Anne Peterson, MD, MPH, as its new senior vice president of global programs.
Cardiovascular Medicine Headed to U.S. Clinics
Stamford, Conn. – Feb. 26, 2015 – AmeriCares is supplying medication for 60,000 uninsured Americans suffering from cardiovascular disease in recognition of American Heart Month. The medications, valued at $3.5 million, are headed to free clinics and other safety net providers nationwide participating in AmeriCares U.S. Medical Assistance Program.
Donated Heart Medicine is a Lifesaver for Low-Income U.S. Patients
Two uninsured patients with cardiovascular disease find relief from serious health worries at safety net clinics providing free medicine, including medications donated by AmeriCares.
Jennifer’s Story: Getting Her Life Back
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.
AmeriCares and AMA Launch Program to Help Low-Income Americans Prevent Diabetes
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.
AmeriCares Airlift Benefit Raises a Record $2 Million
Stamford, Conn. – Sept. 23, 2014 – The AmeriCares Airlift Benefit on September 20, 2014, raised a record $2 million for the emergency response and global health organization. Longtime AmeriCares supporter Tony Goldwyn was the special guest, and featured speakers Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
Providing Temporary Shelter for Texas Border Crisis
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.
Water Delivery Resupplies Food Bank after Toledo Water Ban
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.
AmeriCares Sends Relief Supplies for Detroit Flooding
Stamford, Conn. –Aug. 14, 2014 – AmeriCares is delivering relief supplies to help clean up homes damaged by historic flooding in the Detroit metropolitan area.
OdysseyRe Foundation Donates $2 Million to AmeriCares
Stamford, Conn. – August 7, 2014 – The OdysseyRe Foundation has committed $2 million over the next five years to support AmeriCares disaster response work and the AmeriCares Free Clinics in Connecticut.
Florida Man Finds Health Care During Tough Economic Times
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.
Kristof and WuDunn to Speak at AmeriCares Airlift Benefit
Stamford, Conn. – July 14, 2014 – Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn will be the guest speakers at the AmeriCares Airlift Benefit on September 20, 2014.
Loss of Health Insurance Can Have Devastating Consequences
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.
AmeriCares Ready to Respond to Hurricane Arthur
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.
AmeriCares Sends Water to Detroit
Stamford, Conn. – July 3, 2014 – AmeriCares is delivering bottled water for families in Detroit whose homes are without a water supply.
Advance Preparation Crucial to Quick, Effective Hurricane Response
Hurricane season has begun amid forecasts of above average storm activity for 2014. AmeriCares is ready in advance long before a hurricane strikes – so that crucial medicines and relief supplies are in the hands of response partners and survivors as quickly as possible
AmeriCares Honors BD with Power of Partnership Award
Stamford, Conn. – June 2, 2014 – AmeriCares has presented its annual Power of Partnership Award to BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) in recognition of the company’s outstanding commitment to helping disaster survivors and improving health in the developing world.