Latest AmeriCares Stories

2014-10-15 12:31:36

Company Working Closely with CDC, Relief Organizations to Assess Need for Medical Supplies MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today that, together with supplier partners, it will donate more than $1 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to help prevent the spread of Ebola. The Company is...

2014-09-15 16:28:38

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, leading fashion jewelry company CAROLEE announces a specially designed collection to benefit AmeriCares, the Stamford, CT-based disaster relief and global health organization. The jewelry collection will be AmeriCares first product line collaboration in support of its activities. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146191 The five-piece AmeriCares collection is part of a major new initiative by...

2014-07-02 16:24:42

DETROIT, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners) announced today that it is making 6,000 gallons of fresh drinking water available to Detroit residents. In addition, Gleaners has secured an additional truck load of water from Nestle Waters North America and AmeriCares to make available to Detroiters who may need it. The drinking water will be available at designated Gleaners partner agencies located throughout the city. Residents...

2014-04-24 08:24:59

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A $14,500 grant from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) clears the way for the Rotary Club of Legazpi in Albay Province, the Philippines, to buy a water purifier and generator that will bring drinkable water to an estimated 3,000 people in the Utap area of Tacloban City, one of the areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last November. News agencies have reported that Haiyan claimed more than 6,100 lives, displaced 4.1 million people and damaged...

2014-03-14 08:26:38

The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. OSLO, Norway, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Red Cross has been ranked as one of the top and most successful non-profit organization in the world. According to a recent report the Red Cross humanitarian work has been vital especially in regions of conflict, epidemics and natural disasters. Non-profit organizations have played a key role in global wellness. Surprisingly...

2014-01-22 08:28:30

AmeriCares and Mercy Corps to use funds for ongoing relief work LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special appeal by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) has resulted in donations to two groups to further ongoing efforts in the wake of the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. International nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organizations Mercy Corps and AmeriCares will each receive US$50,000 from TPRF to further independent campaigns in...

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