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2011-03-28 11:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and AstraZeneca have teamed to deliver critical medicines to help people living with chronic diseases throughout the United States.

2011-03-25 10:26:00

Personal hygiene products to arrive at shelters and distribution hubs this weekend STAMFORD, Conn., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is delivering 20 tons of hygiene products for thousands of earthquake and tsunami survivors in northern Japan still living in evacuation centers two weeks after the epic disaster.

2011-03-21 16:03:00

Medicines and medical supplies to arrive this week STAMFORD, Conn., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the political crisis in Libya escalating, AmeriCares is delivering $1.5 million worth of medical aid for civilians fleeing the war-torn country.

2011-03-11 15:18:00

Organization prepared to send medicines, medical supplies and humanitarian aid STAMFORD, Conn., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares is dispatching an emergency response expert to assess the health needs in Japan after a record 8.9-magnitude earthquake earlier today unleashed a deadly tsunami. With a disaster of this magnitude we anticipate a need for medical aid in the coming days and weeks.

2011-01-04 13:22:00

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2010-12-27 09:35:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares, the global health and disaster relief organization, announces the passing of its founder, Robert C. (Bob) Macauley who died peacefully yesterday morning, December 26, 2010, at his home in Florida.

2010-12-23 06:45:00


2010-12-20 11:15:00

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmeriCares and Baxter International Inc. have teamed to deliver additional lifesaving intravenous (IV) solutions to Haiti as part of their ongoing effort to stem the cholera outbreak.

2010-11-12 15:08:00

Additional shipments of lifesaving medicines being expedited STAMFORD, Conn., Nov.

2010-10-29 12:10:00


Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.