Fresh off her record-breaking swim from Cuba to Florida, long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad announces a 48-hour continuous "Swim for Relief” to take place in New York City’s Herald Square on Oct. 8 ‒ 10, 2013 in support of AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. #SwimforRelief
Since 1982, AmeriCares has delivered more than $11 billion in aid to help people in 164 countries.
More than 97% of our overall expenses support our programs. Because we deliver donated medical and humanitarian aid to a trusted network of health care partners around the world, we multiply the impact of contributions from our supporters many, many times over.