The Macauley Legacy Society

Leila Macauley

"I am proud beyond words that after 40 years Americares remains true to its mission—to help alleviate the suffering of families in need around the world and here at home." Leila Macauley, Co-Founder of Americares

The Macauley Legacy Society, named after Americares founders Bob and Leila Macauley, was established to recognize and honor our donors who have included Americares in their estate or charitable gift plans.  We are proud to have a distinguished group of over 300 members of the Macauley Legacy Society. 

Benefits of being a member include:

  • A copy of the book His Name is Today, the inspirational story of Bob Macauley
  • A personalized certificate signed by our President & CEO and Chairman of the Board
  • Placement of a certificate with your name in the Macauley Legacy Society Register, a book of honor displayed at our headquarters
  • An Americares calendar filled with photos of our humanitarian efforts worldwide
  • An invitation to see Americares work in action and tour our Stamford headquarters, warehouse and nearby free clinics
  • Invitations to briefings on a range of global health issues
  • Practical information about estate and gift planning through seminars, our newsletters and other publications, and this resource-rich website
  • Invitations to Americares special events such as our annual Airlift Benefit

For more on the inspirational story of Bob Macauley go to:

Contact Karen Malner at or 203.658.9596 or 800.486.4357, Ext. 596 if you would like additional information.

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