BROTHER’S BROTHER FOUNDATION
NOTED IN FORBES MAGAZINE’S 200 LARGEST CHARTIES LIST TIED FOR NUMBER ONE MOST EFFICIENT CHARITY IN 2011
November 19, 2011
Forbes Magazine, in its online ranking of the 200 largest U.S. charities, BBF was listed as having a 100% rating in fundraising efficiency, charitable commitment and donor dependency. BBF was noted in the article as tied for the number one position of the most efficient charity reviewed by Forbes. Please look for additional information at the Forbes article http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mjf45feid/1-tie-brothers-brother-foundation-2 and on the Forbes 200 Largest Charities list at http://www.forbes.com/lists/2011/14/200-largest-us-charities-11.html. BBF can be brought to the top of this list by clicking on Charitable Commitment, which will rank the charities accordingly. Also, The Better Business Bureau awarded BBF with its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval for another year.
BBF, a 56-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over $3.5 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 2012 BBF sent product contributions to those in need in 66 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 297 tractor trailer loads. Also in 2012, BBF provided supplies for 274 medical and humanitarian hand-carry mission trips.
Forbes Magazine highlighted BBF as one of five all-star charities in its November 2012 listing of the top 100 U.S. Charities, with a 100% rating for fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment. The Better Business Bureau continues to give BBF its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval.
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