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AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/04/2014: AmeriCares Foundation, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: AMERICARES FOUNDATION INC

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AKA  AmeriCares
Stamford, CT
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AmeriCares Foundation, Inc. Organization Name provided in the GuideStar Exchange* as of 04/04/2014: AmeriCares Foundation, Inc.

Organization Name as listed in the IRS Business Master File as of 06/09/2014: AMERICARES FOUNDATION INC

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Also Known As: AmeriCares
Physical Address: Stamford, CT 06902 
EIN: 06-1008595
Web URL: www.americares.org 
NTEE Category: M Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief
M20 Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services
E Health—General & Rehabilitative
E20 Hospitals and Primary Medical Care Facilities
Ruling Year: 1979 


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Mission Statement

AmeriCares is a nonprofit global health and disaster relief organization, which delivers medicines, medical supplies and aid to people in need around the world and across the United States.  Since it was established in 1982, AmeriCares has delivered more than $10 billion in aid to 147 countries. AmeriCares provides immediate response to emergency and ongoing medical needs and supports long-term humanitarian assistance programs for people around the world, irrespective of race, creed or political persuasion.

Legitimacy Information

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Annual Revenue & Expenses (IRS Form 990, July 2011)

Fiscal Year Starting: July 01, 2011
Fiscal Year Ending: June 30, 2012

Total Revenue $526,069,039
Total Expenses $520,101,183

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Leadership (GuideStar Exchange,
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Mr. Michael J. Nyenhuis

Term:

Since Jan 2014

Profile:

Michael J. Nyenhuis joined AmeriCares in 2014 as its President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, he leads a global organization with partners in 90 countries and an annual budget of approximately $500 million. He oversees offices in the U.S., India, Haiti, Japan and Sri Lanka and a network of free health clinics in AmeriCares home state of Connecticut. Previously, Nyenhuis was with global nonprofit MAP International since 1995, serving as its President and Chief Executive Officer from 2000 to 2014. A native of Minnesota, Nyenhuis holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay and a Master of Business Administration from Emory University.

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Programs

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Budget:
$850,000,000
Category:
Health Care
Population Served:
General Public/Unspecified
Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Program Description:

AmeriCares delivers medical assistance around the world and across the United States through four core programs: Global & Domestic Medical Assistance, Emergency & Post-Emergency Response, Medical Outreach Program and AmeriCares Free Clinics. Since it was established in 1982, AmeriCares has delivered more than $10 billion in aid to 147 countries, including the United States.

Program Long-Term Success:

Since its founding in 1982, AmeriCares has delivered $10 billion in medical assistance to people in need around the world and across the United States.

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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit

The AmeriCares model is efficient and cost-effective. Historically, for every $100 donated, AmeriCares is able to deliver $3,500 in humanitarian relief, including medicines, medical supplies, nutritional supplements and other vital aid. AmeriCares has a longstanding commitment to fiscal responsibility and has consistently received high ratings for our efficiency.  These ratings reflect the fact that more than 98% of our total expenses directly support programs and relief for people in need and less than 2% represents administrative costs.

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Evidence of Impact

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Americares provides medicines to other non-profits and doctors responding to disasters. They have a rapid response capability and keep the administrative red tape to a minimum. Researcher and Faculty

Organizational Strengths

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They have a strong understanding of the context of emergency response. They also have incredible supply chain and inventory and excellent leadership and vision. Researcher and Faculty

Areas for Improvement

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Communication with recipient organizations could be improved. We often felt like we were unsure of what was expected of us for reporting and follow up. Researcher and Faculty
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