Africare was one of several non-governmental organizations and private sector firms honored for Leadership in Humanitarian Response for its skillful and accomplished role in responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia at the 9th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in New York City.
Africare mourns the loss of legendary civil rights leader Julian Bond who passed away on Saturday, August 15. The entire Africare family expresses its condolences to Mr. Bond’s wife, Pamela Horowitz, and their family.
For several decades, the Alpha Kappa Alphas (AKAs) have supported Africare in a number of important ways, not the least of which is financially. Incorporated in 1908 on the campus of Howard University, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded by nine students. Since then, it has grown tremendously and is now more than 283,000 strong.
Gone are the days of corporations giving to non-profits just to punch their social responsibility ticket, and frankly, that’s not what Africare is looking for.
Africare President Dr. Darius Mans testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa about progress on the ground in the fight against Ebola.
Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas encourages you to learn more about Africare and the work we are doing on the ground.
Creative partnerships help Africare achieve notable successes, but not all organizations operate identically.
A basket for donations sat on the dirt floor, and by the time the procession of attendees came to an end the basket held approximately $30,000 Liberian dollars.