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Americares Foundation Inc.

Org #11555
Vetted since 2013
1979
year founded
$35,380
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
4
projects funded

Mission

Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential. Americares is a health-focused relief and development organization that responds to people affected by poverty or disaster with life-changing health programs, medicine and medical supplies. Each year, Americares reaches more than 90 countries and all 50 U.S. states with over $600 million in innovative health programs and quality medical aid. Americares is the world's leading nonprofit provider of donated medicine and medical supplies. For people affected by poverty or disaster, health is essential. With good health, people can attend school, be productive at wo... read more

Projects (4)

Reducing Malnutrition among Orphans in Ghana
Ghana / Children
Rapid Response to Nepal's Health Needs
Nepal / Health
Access to maternal health services in Liberia
Liberia / Health
 
Project Leaders
Jon Hillery
Jon Hillery
Team
Michael J. Nyenhuis, Anne Peterson, Jed Selkowitz, Kevin Gilrain, Rick Trowbridge, Diana Maguire, Melissa Woolford, Gary Leeds, Lee Weiner, Rachel Granger, Shripad Desai, Martha Kennard, Ani Quijano, Garrett Ingoglia, Karen Gottlieb, Geoff Kneisel
Organization Information
88 Hamilton Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
United States
2036589500

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 5773506809
Organization Information
88 Hamilton Avenue
Stamford, CT 06902
United States
2036589500

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 5773506809

Project Reports

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Oct 28, 2016
Moving on to the next health services project
Over the past three months, Americares provided trainings to 13 midwives and nurses on various maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) topics, including assessment of shock and vaginal bleeding,...
May 27, 2016
Training and Community Education Underway
AmeriCares is dedicated to increasing health care access for expectant mothers, newborns and young children throughout Liberia. Last month, we continued our training program for nurses and midwives at...
Feb 10, 2016
Liberia Nurse Midwife Training Progress!
In Liberia, maternal and neonatal maternity rates are high. A significant skills gap in obstetric care has led to underutilization of prenatal health care and poor quality of care. Since its founding,...
 
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