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Our donors and partners help our health programs, medicines and supplies reach our neighbors in need in more than 90 countries including the United States each year. Read & share the stories. 
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COVID-19 Global Pandemic

Americares is providing protective supplies along with other critical support and resources for frontline health workers and health centers. Share the latest updates, get the facts and save lives.

COVID is no Joke comedy fundraiser

COVID is No Joke Comedy Fundraiser

The COVID IS NO JOKE comedy fundraiser in support of frontline health workers—the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic. Livestreamed Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. EDT.

Watch the replay at or on the Americares YouTube channel.
Read the press release.

Nursing assistant taking blood pressure of patient at an Americares clinic in Colombia

Health Crisis at Colombia/Venezuela Border

Americares has set up clinics in towns near the Colombia border or where Venezuelans have settled to meet the critical primary health care needs of migrants fleeing the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and now managing the new threat from COVID-19. Read the latest update on the crisis.


World Famous Figure Skaters Unite for COVID-19 Relief

Olympic and World Champion figure skaters came together to help health workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic with a special fundraising event on Friday, April 17. Watch the Video

Christine Squires

Announcing Christine Squires as President and CEO

Americares announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Christine Squires will be the relief and development organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Squires will succeed Michael J. Nyenhuis, who is leaving in March to become president and CEO of UNICEF USA. Squires’ first day as president and CEO will be March 14. Learn more about Christine

Family at Bridgeport Clinic

With good health, anything is possible

For people affected by poverty or disaster, health is essential to a better future. With good health, they can attend school, be productive at work, care for their families and contribute to strong communities. Poor health puts all of those opportunities at risk. Health is fundamental to all aspects of development.

What We Do

Since our founding in 1979, Americares has delivered more than $17 billion in quality medical aid and innovative health programs to 164 countries, including the U.S.