Brother’s Brother Foundation Loads 34th Container Shipment for Haiti
June 16, 2010
Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) continues to respond with partner agencies, Food For The Poor of Miami, Medical Benevolence Foundation of Houston, Christian Aid Ministries of Ohio, and Adventist Development & Relief Agency, to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010.
A 20′ container of relief supplies for Haiti loaded on June 16th at BBF’s warehouse.
This shipment contains pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and equipment.
BBF has made four air shipments and 34 tractor trailer (ocean-going container) shipments of relief supplies to Haiti with a value exceeding $34,000,000. These shipments included pharmaceuticals (antibiotics, pain relievers and other medicine), locally collected hygiene items, medical supplies and equipment. BBF has also sent donated baby food from Bay Valley Foods and more than 48,000 pairs of Crocs shoes. Pharmaceutical donors include Aurobindo, Mylan and Teva Pharmaceuticals.
BBF has also provided pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for
21 hand-carried mission trips to Haiti.
BBF’s Medical Director, Dr. Chip Lambert, continues to assist with relief efforts.