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AmeriCares

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AmeriCares is a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization. In times of epic disaster, daily struggle or civil conflict, AmeriCares restores health and saves lives by delivering medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid to people in need around the world and across the United States. AmeriCares' largest program, Global Medical Assistance, delivers and distributes medicines, medical supplies and lifesaving aid to a network of more than 2,500 clinics, hospitals and community health organizations in over 60 countries on a daily basis. AmeriCares also supports more than 300 clinics across the United States, serving uninsured and underinsured Americans in all 50 states; operates AmeriCares Free Clinics in its home state of Connecticut, providing primary and specialty care for uninsured residents in Bridgeport, Danbury and Norwalk; and provides U.S.-based health care professionals volunteering overseas with medical products so they can provide primary care and surgeries for people in desperate need. Since its founding in 1982, AmeriCares has delivered more than $10 billion in aid to 147 countries.

IN BRIEF
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Headquarters
Stamford, CT

Initiatives
Worldwide

Founded
1982

In partnership with Abbott since
1986

Delivering medicines, medical supplies and aid to people in crisis around the world.

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