Large-Scale Tornado Response Launched
AmeriCares disaster relief team is on the ground in Oklahoma City, mobilizing a large-scale tornado response. New shipments are now underway, including water, family emergency kits, medicines and relief supplies to meet the urgent needs of ill, injured and displaced survivors
Disaster Relief Team Deployed to Oklahoma
AmeriCares emergency response team has been deployed to Oklahoma to assess urgent needs and coordinate deliveries of medical and emergency aid.
$5.3 Million in Sandy Aid helps 450,000 survivors
AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy relief and recovery teams have been working nonstop with clinics, shelters, and partners to deliver aid and emergency grants to ease the suffering of families in need throughout the tri-state area.
Counseling Helps Sandy Victims Cope With Disaster
Counseling for storm victims is a key component of AmeriCares Sandy relief program. Six months after the hurricane, we have awarded more than $600,000 in funding to meet the mental health needs of New York and New Jersey residents.
Helping Disabled NJ Residents Return Home
AmeriCares is providing grant funding for modular ramps to help disabled New Jersey residents return to Sandy-damaged homes.
AmeriCares Celebrates Its Volunteers
National Volunteer Week shines a well-deserved spotlight on the crucial work of the dedicated volunteers at AmeriCares.
Protecting Infants from Whooping Cough
When a pertussis epidemic strikes, infants and young children suffer. Also known as whooping cough, this highly contagious disease causes violent coughing and can lead to deadly complications – especially for unprotected infants.