Serving people for 55 years in 146 countries on five continents.
94,735,641 books provided to 25 million students in more than 50,000 academic institutions. BBF's International Education Program is the largest distributor of privately donated books in the world.
7,742 tons of seeds provided -- enough to cover 14,000 square miles of farmland. BBF's Agricultural Program is the world's largest private charitable distributor of donated seed.
18,670 tons of food provided -- enough to feed 100,000 people in times of natural disasters and war. BBF's Humanitarian Program is one of the first to respond in these disasters.
7,150 tons of humanitarian relief supplies shipped directly or with other charities such as clothing, shoes, building materials, etc.
13,212 tons of medical supplies, pharmaceuticals (over 33 million prescription units) and hospital equipment have been shipped to more than 1,000 hospitals and clinics overseas. BBF's Medical Programs responds to requests for needed products in underserved and developing countries.
Total weight of shipments -- 97,454 tons, over 6,794 tractor trailer loads.
Total dollar value of shipments -- over 3.4 billion dollars.
Forbes Magazine, highlighted BBF as one of five all-star charities with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment, November 2012.
Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked BBF as the 71st largest U.S. charity, October 2012.
The Nonprofit Times again listed BBF in the 100 largest charities in the United States, November 2012.
Consumer Digest listed BBF as the top development/distribution charity, November 2012.
The Better Business Bureau noted BBF's efficiency and gave their "Wise Giving Alliance Standards" seal of approval again in 2012.