Directions to BBF
BBF ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW TRUSTEES FOR 2014
January 31, 2014
Board officers for 2014 were elected at the January meeting
of the Brother’s Brother Foundation Board of Trustees.
Re-elected to their previous positions were:
BJ Leber, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Foundation, Chair
Walter J. Fowler, Chatham University, Vice Chair
Austin P. Henry, Esq., Mills & Henry, Secretary
Deborah K. McMahon, M.D., University of Pittsburgh, Medical Director
Joseph T. Senko, McKeever, Varga & Senko, Treasurer
Luke L. Hingson, President
New Voting Trustee:
Les Pitton, Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area, Washington, DC
New Advisory Trustee:
Louann Tronsberg-Deihle, Koppers Holdings Inc. and Koppers Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
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