Health is a human right. Give health to a child, a caretaker, a community. Your gift makes it possible for Americares to get medicine and critical care to people in need. Because we deliver donated medicine and medical supplies to a trusted network of locally-based providers, the impact of your gift is multiplied many times over.
Please make checks payable to Americares:Americares 88 Hamilton Ave. Stamford, CT USA 06902
Call: 1-203-658-9500Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., EST
DAF Sponsors and Information
You can save lives and make a huge difference for families affected by poverty, disease or disaster by making a DAF grant recommendation.
Donor-Advised Funds are investment accounts for the sole purpose of supporting charitable organizations. Learn more here.
Your DAF is a convenient way to support people in need of access to health care all over the world. When you make a DAF gift, you:
And you have an impact on many more lifesaving programs and services!
If you have a DAF you can use a secure online tool from our partner, FreeWill, to help recommend a grant in just a few minutes:
Questions about donor advised funds? Please contact Karen Malner.
Karen MalnerPlanned Giving Officer(203) 658-9596 or (800) 486-4357 extension 596PlannedGiving@americares.org
Electronic and Physical Transfers
Your broker can electronically transfer the marketable securities directly to Americares account at The Northern Trust Company as follows:
The Northern Trust Company Trust DepartmentDTC # 2669RE: AmericaresAccount #: 44-66526
Your broker can electronically transfer the mutual funds directly to Americares account at The Northern Trust Company as follows:
Northern Trust Securities, Inc. (NTSI)DTC: #0226FBO NFS Account: NT2-124804Account Name: Americares Foundation Inc.
Contact Americares Donor Relations Team at (800) 486-4357. Transfer of mutual funds can take approximately 15 business days to complete.
It is important that you (or your broker) notify Americares of your gift so we can identify the receipt. Please include a mailing address and email us at:
When your security gift is received, Americares will send you an acknowledgement letter. If you need further assistance, please call our Donor Relations Team at (800) 486-4357.
Americares is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our Employer Identification Number is 06-1008595.
For marketable securities download Americares stock transfer information to complete your gift with your broker. You can also use any of the following free online tools to help you complete your gift quickly and easily.
For non-marketable securities (non-publicly traded, restricted, etc.), Our Donor Relations Team will be happy to help. Please Contact us at (800) 486-4357 for further information.
Please consult your tax advisor and/or financial consultant when considering a donation of securities.
Many donors over 70.5 years of age choose to give directly from their IRAs as a financially conscious and convenient way to benefit Americares, and we have made the process easy for you. IRA gifts are a compassionate way to fulfill your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), and help you save on taxes since they don’t count toward your taxable income. We have invested in an IRA donation tool that makes the process simple and fast, so that you can make your impact in just a few minutes! Get started below.
Leverage the difference you make!
We appreciate your interest in having your gift matched by your organization. The steps for working with your matching gift administrator or matching gift portal will be listed below if your workplace has a program in place.
Americares Donor Relations88 Hamilton AvenueStamford, CT 06902 (800) 486-HELP (800) 486-4357DonorRelations@americares.org
If you have any questions or need help with the process, call us at (800) 486-4357 or email DonorRelations@americares.org.
The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest annual workplace charity campaign aimed at promoting employee-focused philanthropy. It is exclusively for federal employees, so if you are a federal employee, you can support Americares during the annual campaign (usually annually September – December).Designate a portion of your paycheck to Americares at CFC #10735.
Plan a Gift or Bequest
Create a Legacy of Caring! When you include Americares in your estate planning, you have a rare and significant opportunity to shape the kind of legacy that you leave behind. What will your legacy be?
We now accept Cryptocurrency donations! We now accept donations of Ethereum, Bitcoin, and other cryptocurrencies! This gives us one more way to fund our work and can provide you with extra tax benefits.
Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Donate it to the Americares Vehicle Donation Program! Making a donation is easy. It’s as easy as filling out the online donation form or picking up a phone and speaking to a live operator.
You save 20%, minted donates 15%.
When you shop* for cards and gifts at Minted, you can save 20% on your purchase and give back 15% to Americares by using the promo code FUNDRAISEAMERICARES at checkout.
*Excludes fine art prints and wedding stationary
If you support the United Way, you can designate Americares as one of your charities of choice. Simply list Americares on your local United Way Donor Designation Pledge form.