Posted by: Maggie | March 9, 2007


AmeriCares is a disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization providing immediate response to emergency medical needs, as well as supporting long-term humanitarian assistance programs for all people around the world, irrespective of race, creed or political persuasion. AmeriCares solicits donations of medicines, medical supplies and other relief materials from U.S. and international manufacturers, and delivers them quickly and efficiently to indigenous health care and welfare professionals around the world. AmeriCares responds to earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, tidal waves, tornadoes and famine, as well as human suffering arising from political strife. Since its inception in 1982, AmeriCares has provided more than $5 billion of aid in more than 137 countries.


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