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A patient with respiratory symptoms is examined at the Americares Family Clinic in Santiago de Maria as part of Americares expanded COVID-19 response supported by USAID. Photo courtesy of Americares.

At Americares, we believe good health is the key to all human development. Overcoming barriers to quality health care is at the core of our mission.

Hosted by

Adria Arjona | Actor
Tony Goldwyn | Actor

Honorary Co-Chairs

Jennifer Aniston
Tony Goldwyn

Event Co-Chairs

Roberta* and James Conroy^
Deirdre Dunn and Walter Weil^
Alexa^ and Ward Horton^
Jane Musky** and Tony Goldwyn*
Joy^ and Eric Weintz, M.D.^

Christine Squires**
President & CEO 

Jerry Leamon
Chairman of the Board

Celebrate Health logo

Americares 2021 Airlift Benefit will take you on a journey to connect with people and communities at the forefront of change – where Americares saves lives, improves health and advances health equity, in the U.S. and around the world. The Airlift will bring you and your guests closer to the issues you care about, with opportunities to take action and make a difference.


A compelling journey of health – up close, to meet families overcoming the challenges of disaster, climate change, poverty and inequity.


The ways that, together, we can improve lives by improving health.


Share the journey with friends and family – in person, or virtually.


Registered guests will have access to exclusive content and live experiences.

About the Event

Let’s celebrate health
and improve lives…

The Americares 2021 Airlift Benefit will appear on streaming platforms with live appearances and many ways for you and your guests to engage — from any location, including the safety of your home. In the days and weeks leading up to the event, we will provide a variety of opportunities for you and your guests to engage with Americares and the health improvements your support makes possible.

Medical Clinic Staffer

Host Committee

Janice^ and Stan Abshier^

Elizabeth P. Allen+

Mary Delia Allen^

Percival Barretto-Ko* and
     Simon Gregory

Carol+** and George Bauer

Lois and Robert Baylis*

Linda and Jeffrey Becker*

Caitlin^ and Greg Behrman

Christopher Benassi^

Ankur Bhargava●

Stephen Blewitt^

Diane^ and Jim Bosek

Sara● and Tim Bosek●*

Courtenay and T.J. Carella^

Daniel N. Caron^

Holly^ and Adam Casella^

Eva Chan and Stephen Winter, M.D.+**

Charles R.+ and Vickie Chandler

Elizabeth^ and Jay Chandler^

Katy Close, M.D.* and
     Christopher Buckley

Anita Cobb^ and Neil Budnick^

Vicki^ and John Crum^

Brian Davis^

Robin A. Duska^

Betty and Alan Feldman, M.D.^

Alison^ and Patrick Fels^

Desmond FitzGerald^

Elizabeth* and Christian Frank

Maura and Steve Gallucci*

Susan and Joe Garofoli^

Alexandra Gerber●

John Goebel^

Susan Grossman* and Kent Dombal

Farrell Ulrich Hanifin●

Amanda and Bryan Hanson+

Mary and C. Robert Henrikson+

Sandy^ and Felix Hernandez^

Erica Hill* and David Yount

Samhita* and Ignacio Jayanti

Mary^ and Kim Jeffery^

Harry Jones III^

Francine* and John Katsoudas

Dimitra Kefallonitou^ and
     Akshay Gupta^

Cordy and John Kelly+

Patricia^ and William Kleh^

Janie^ and Jason Konidaris^

Patricia and Paul Kuehner+**

Christina Lari and Cary Potter^

Rita and Jerry Leamon* **

Nora and Rob Leary+

Alec Magdaleno●

Diane and C. Dean Maglaris+

Alvia and Mehdi Mahmud*

Tizzie^ and Tom Mantione^

Megan and Keith McAllister+

Elaine and Chris McLeod

Paul Mignone●

Tracy^ and Joe Merrill^+

Julie^ and Bas NieuweWeme^

Marti Noxon

Michael J. Nyenhuis+

Andrew Ogren●

Gregory Oreskovich^

Jennifer and Ari Perkins, M.D.^

Janice^ and Bruce Richards^

Christopher Robb^

Ginny Rogers^

Katie Rohn●

Debbie and Joe Rucci+

Melissa and Alan Rwambuya*

Karin and Stephen Sadove*

Sarah* and Alexander Saint-Amand

Lea Salvatore^

Beverly Schuch+

Betsey^ and Arthur Selkowitz^

Christine Squires* and Steve Pashkoff

Katherine L.^ and W. Laird Stabler^

Jennifer Toll^

Catherine and Richard Townsend^

Lisa and Michael Ullmann*

Karan Vazirani●

Kathy and Curt Welling+

Nadja West, M.D.* and Don West

Megin and Adam Wolfman^

Melissa and Andrew Woolford^

* Americares Board of Directors
** Americares Free Clinics Board
^Americares Leadership Council
+ Emeritus Director
● Americares Junior Council

Strategic Health Partners

Americares Strategic Health Partners provide support at the highest levels to fuel health and emergency response programming around the world. At Americares, we believe health is fundamental.

Emergency Response Partners

Thank you to Americares Emergency Response Partners, whose annual support enables Americares to maintain a constant state of readiness and launch robust responses to disasters here in the U.S. and around the world.


Americares wishes to acknowledge longtime Airlift Benefit partner JP Morgan Chase & Co., whose spectacular hangar venue has captivated thousands of Airlift Benefit guests in years past. We also thank the team at Westchester County Airport, without whom our previous events would not have been possible.