August 01, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – Aug. 1, 2022 – Americares is responding to the devastating flooding that struck southeastern Kentucky late last week, killing at least 30 people, causing widespread damage and displacing hundreds of families. According to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, dozens of others remain missing, and the death toll is expected to rise as search and rescue efforts continue. The historic flooding also knocked out vital power, water and roadway infrastructure, some of which has yet to be restored.
July 29, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – July 29, 2022 – Americares is preparing to deploy an emergency response team to southeastern Kentucky to respond to the catastrophic flooding that’s left 16 people dead, damaged hundreds of homes and left tens of thousands of people without power. Search and rescue teams continue to look for survivors, and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he expects the death toll to increase.
July 28, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – July 28, 2022 – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, has been certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an Emergency Medical Team Type 1 – Mobile provider. The certification indicates Americares has met the highest standards for health care providers responding to emergencies and recognizes the organization’s commitment to a coordinated response and safe, equitable, ethical, accountable and appropriate care.
July 12, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – July 12, 2022 – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, is pleased to announce that Mastercard Executive Vice President Susan Grossman has been elected chair of its Board of Directors. She succeeds Jerry Leamon, who has served as chairman of the Americares board since 2015. Her three-year term began July 1.
June 06, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – June 6, 2022 – Americares, in partnership with the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), has presented its annual Power of Partnership Award to AmerisourceBergen, in recognition of its outstanding commitment to increasing access to health care around the world.
AmerisourceBergen is among Americares most dedicated donors, providing quality medical products and generous financial support that saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster.
April 28, 2022
Thrive Founder & CEO Arianna Huffington and CNN Anchor and National Correspondent Erica Hill will headline the third annual Americares Partner Summit on Wednesday, May 4, in New York City.
April 27, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – April 28, 2022 – Americares, the health-focused relief and development organization, is pleased to announce the election of Walter Weil to its Board of Directors. Weil brings to the board wide-ranging experience in financial services, having held key senior management and advisory roles at several top investment management firms.
April 26, 2022
Stamford, Conn. – April 26, 2022 – Americares announced today it plans to have 100 tons of critically needed medicine and medical supplies delivered to Ukraine, or on the way, within the next 30 days.
April 20, 2022
Grateful news: Americares is pleased to announce an exciting new effort to improve #healthequity for U.S. patients on the frontlines of #climatechange!