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Tax ID: 06-1008595
BASED: Stamford, CT, United States


What We Do

Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.

<p><strong>Our goal</strong>: To&nbsp;save&nbsp;lives and build&nbsp;healthier futures for people in crisis in the United States and around the world.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Every day, Americares puts critically needed medicines and supplies in the hands of frontline health workers and develops innovative, sustainable health improvements in their communities.&nbsp; Since our founding in 1982 we have delivered&nbsp;more than $12 billion in humanitarian aid to 164 countries, including the United States.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Make a Difference</strong>: Together with the support of donors and partners, we&rsquo;re making the world a healthier place. You can help us make a lifesaving difference to people in crisis. &nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>DONATE</strong></a> here to support our work.</p> <p><strong>START A FUNDRAISER&nbsp;</strong>and mobilize friends and family to support us too!</p> <p><br /> <strong>Efficient and effective</strong>:&nbsp;Americares leverages every dollar donated to deliver $20 in aid. More than 97 percent of all donations directly improve the health of people in need&nbsp;&ndash; and less than 3 percent are used for administration and overhead.&nbsp;</p> <p>Learn more:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.</p> <p>Facebook:&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p> <p>Twitter:&nbsp;<a href=""></a></p> <p>Instagram: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Our Story
Every day, somewhere in the world, our neighbors face health crises from all kinds of disasters: everything from extreme weather to extreme poverty. For nearly 40 years, Americares has stood with them – saving lives and improving health so they can reach their full potential.

More than 98 precent of our resources support local health programs. For every $10 donated, we can provide $200 in aid.


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Total Donations


AnswerLab supports California WIldfire Disaster Relief Fund Image AnswerLab supports Californi… Amount Raised: $1,970

39% Raised of$5,000 Goal

athenahealth - Hurricane Michael Disaster Relief Fund Image athenahealth - Hurricane Mic… Amount Raised: $10,125

Americares NYC Half 2019 Image Americares NYC Half 2019 Amount Raised: $13,185

Team Americares NYC Marathon 2019 Image Team Americares NYC Marathon… Amount Raised: $15,833


2015 Team AmeriCares Image

2015 Team AmeriCares