Directions to BBF
BROTHER'S BROTHER FOUNDATION PROVIDES AN UNUSUALLY LARGE AMOUNT - OVER $70,000,000 - IN REQUESTED DONATIONS TO 20 COUNTRIES IN JANUARY 2008.
Brother's Brother Foundation sent an unusually large amount of requested donations valued at over $70,000,000 in pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and other relief goods to those in need around the world in January 2008. These shipments were the equivalent of 39 ocean-going containers and included over 300,000 bottles and tubes of medicines, 100,000 pairs of new shoes and over 500,000 new books. Recipient countries include Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Liberia, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Uganda and Vietnam.
BBF, a 56-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over
$4 billion 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 including Burundi, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Liberia, Nicaragua, Philippines, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and Zambia. 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.
Forbes Magazine highlighted BBF as one of only three charities with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment, November 2013. The Better Business Bureau continues to give BBF its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval.
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
and sent to:
Brother's Brother Foundation
1200 Galveston Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
For additional information, please contact:
Karen Dempsey, Vice President Development/Administration
Luke Hingson, President