Directions to BBF
BROTHER'S BROTHER FOUNDATION RESPONDS TO
EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE
February 27, 2010
Brother's Brother Foundation is responding to the devastating earthquake which struck Chile on February 27th, 2010. BBF will be working with partner organizations ADRA (Seventh Day Adventists) and B'nai B'rith International who BBF has a long history of coordinated work in Chile and this area of South America. Brother's Brother Foundation is also coordinating with the efforts of the Chilean community in the greater Pittsburgh area. BBF is planning to send requested pharmaceuticals, medical supplies or other humanitarian relief assistance in the coming days.
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