AmeriCares Foundation

Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale performs benefit concert for AmeriCares
12 Apr 02 | The conductor is Leighton Lawrence Smith, a Yale professor of conducting and the musical director of the Yale Philharmonia, regarded as one of America's finest school ensembles. In addition to responding to emergency needs for people around the ...

AmeriCares sending relief supplies to Kentucky flood victims
25 Mar 02 | AmeriCares is assembling a truckload of emergency supplies for Kentucky where thousands of people have been driven from their homes by the worst flooding in 25 years. The shipment-raingear, work gloves and cleaning supplies-is consigned to the ...

AmeriCares assembles medical equipment in Connecticut for Afghanistan
20 Mar 02 | Four oxygen concentrators have been donated by Connecticut patrons for shipment by AmeriCares to the intensive care departments of pediatric hospitals in Afghanistan. Waterbury and New Britain, Genox Home Care of Stratford, Professional Home Care ...

AmeriCares sends emergency supplies to Congo/Rwanda
19 Mar 02 | AmeriCares has delivered 15,000 pounds of emergency supplies for refugees left by a volcanic eruption last January at Goma in the Congo. As part of its work in 137 countries, AmeriCares established field hospitals in Rwanda in 1994 and airlifted a...

AmeriCares sends relief supplies to people of Afghanistan
18 Feb 02 | A Russian-built IL-76 cargo transport carrying 79,400 pounds of medical supplies and food for the refugees and children of strife-torn Afghanistan left Belgium today in an AmeriCares relief initiative. AmeriCares is the non-profit international ...

AmeriCares Announces Appointment of President and Chief Operating Officer
14 Jan 02 | AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, announced today that Duncan Edwards has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. "I am pleased to have Duncan join AmeriCares as President and Chief ...

AmeriCares Partners with Mayor Giuliani in Distributing $4 Million From Heroes' Fund
13 Dec 01 | New Canaan, CT [December 13, 2001] - AmeriCares, the non-profit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, has announced that the first installment of its Heroes' Fund has been distributed to the immediate families of the uniformed ...

Americares Distributes $4 Million From Heroes' Fund
20 Nov 01 | AmeriCares, the non-profit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, has announced that the first installment of its Heroes' Fund has been distributed to the immediate families of the uniformed officials who perished on September 11th. ...

AmeriCares Continues Relief Efforts in New York
10 Oct 01 | New Canaan, CT - (October 9, 2001) - AmeriCares, the national and international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, continue their around-the-clock relief efforts in New York City and at the Staten Island Landfill. AmeriCares ...

AmeriCares Establishes ''Heroes' Fund''
13 Sep 01 | "My family and I are honored to offer $1,000,000 to these families through the AmeriCares 'Heroes' Fund." Donors wishing to make contributions to AmeriCares' "Heroes' Fund" can log onto AmeriCares' web site at www.americares.org or call ...

AmeriCares Responding to Attack on U.S.
11 Sep 01 | September 11, 2001 (New Canaan, CT) - AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, is currently staging medical teams and assembling disaster relief modules to assist in the aftermath of the horrific attack on ...

AmeriCares Helps North Korea from Worst Drought in 80 years
06 Aug 01 | New Canaan, CT (August 6, 2001) - AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, announced that it has airlifted nearly $1.5 million worth of relief supplies to P'yongyang, North Korea. "AmeriCares will provide ...

AmeriCares Sends Relief to the Congo
02 Jul 01 | AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, announced today that a relief team and 68,000 pounds of medicines and medical supplies will depart for Brazzaville, Congo on July 3, 2001. AmeriCares began sending ...

AmeriCares Relief Materials on Ground in Earthquake-Stricken Peru
25 Jun 01 | New Canaan, CT - (June 25, 2001) - AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, announced that over 24,000 pounds of medical relief materials have just cleared Customs in Peru and will be distributed momentarily...

AmeriCares to Aid Victims of Tropical Storm Allison
12 Jun 01 | New Canaan, CT – June 12, 2001 – AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, announced today that it is sending approximately 40,000 pounds of relief materials to Houston, Texas in response to Tropical Storm ...

AmeriCares to deliver Aid to Bulgaria
05 Jun 01 | Since 1991, over 1.6 million pounds of medicines, nutritional supplements, hospital supplies, clothing, food, and personal hygiene materials have been supplied by AmeriCares to those in need in Bulgaria. AmeriCares has been working in ...

AmeriCares Teams Up with Future Entrepreneurs to Bring Help & Hope to Others
21 May 01 | New Canaan, CT (May 21, 2001) - AmeriCares, the international disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, will be teaming up with future entrepreneurs this Memorial Day Weekend to help those less fortunate. AmeriCares and Lemonade Stands ...

Americares To Partner With U.S. Department Of State To Send Humanitarian Aid To Kyrgyzstan
14 May 01 | AmeriCares, the international disaster relief agency, announced today that it would airlift approximately 67,000 pounds of medical relief supplies, worth nearly $4.5 million, to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, May 16. The airlift will consist of...

AmeriCares® and AccuWeather Join Forces for Rapid Response to Weather-Related Disasters
14 May 01 | AccuWeather will provide AmeriCares with up-to-the-minute weather information around the world and access to its 100 meteorologists – the most forecasting under one roof, anywhere – 24 hours a day. "AmeriCares is thrilled to team up with ...

AmeriCares and Harvard Medical Team Complete First Ever Hip Replacement Surgery in Kosovo
30 Apr 01 | AmeriCares, in partnership with doctors from Harvard University's Massachusetts General Hospital, have completed a five-day medical mission in which they helped revamp orthopedic surgery in Kosovo. AmeriCares donated state of the art surgical ...

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