BBF Loads Four Container Shipments to Haiti, Dominican Republic and Rwanda

August 6, 2014

On Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) will load four containers of requested medical and educational supplies at the Northside warehouse, 1200 Galveston Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233.

One shipment will be a 20’ ocean-going container of requested pharmaceuticals (43,143 bottles) with BBF partner Food For The Poor to the Order of Malta in the Dominican Republic. This shipment will include antibiotics, as well as cardiac, hypertension and diabetes medications.  A 40’ ocean-going container filled with requested pharmaceuticals (36,853 bottles), medical supplies and equipment will be shipped with Food For The Poor to Haiti. This shipment will also include antibiotics, as well as cardiac, hypertension and diabetes medications.

Two 40’ ocean-going containers of new textbooks from McGraw-Hill Companies will be shipped to Rwanda for distribution by ADRA International.  These two shipments weigh 42 tons and contain 81,000 higher education books and 16,339 primary level books.