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BROTHER'S BROTHER FOUNDATION NOTED IN FORBES MAGAZINE, CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE
Forbes Magazine in the December 2008 Investment Guide noted Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) as one of the four most efficient charities in their Charity 200 listing. BBF was noted as having a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment. The issue lists 200 charities, rating them on how efficiently they collect or distribute donations.
Additional information can be found at www.forbes.com's philanthropy section. Look for the Charity 200 listing.On Monday, November 24, 2008 BBF is celebrating 50 years of service to the international community at the Senator John Heinz History Center. BBF Founder Dr. Robert A. Hingson and the jet injector inoculation system that he invented are highlighted in the History Center's Innovators of Western Pennsylvania exhibit. The celebration will include a dinner (by invitation only) and program illustrating each ten-year period in BBF's history.
BBF is a 56-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity with a newly opened warehouse in Fairfax, Virginia. BBF has provided over 100,000 tons of medical supplies, textbooks, food, seeds, and other humanitarian supplies to people around the world in over 140 countries. With the help of gifts from the general public, corporations and foundations, in 2013 BBF sent product contributions to those in need in 64 countries. These shipments were the equivalent of 252 tractor trailer loads. Also in 2013, BBF provided supplies for 321 medical and humanitarian hand-carry mission trips. Within the last month the Virginia warehouse assisted with supplies for two containers to the affected countries in Africa.
Donations to assist with shipping costs are greatly appreciated. Credit
card donations can be made by calling Brother's Brother Foundation at
412-321-3160. Checks should be made out to Brother's Brother Foundation
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