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Brother's Brother Foundation
"Connecting People's Resources with People's Needs"
1958 - 2013

Serving people for 56 years in 146 countries on five continents.

Educational
96,522,429 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.

Humanitarian
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.

7,742 tons of humanitarian relief supplies shipped directly or with other charities such as clothing, shoes, building materials, etc.

Medical
12,930 tons of medical supplies, pharmaceuticals (over 35.5 million prescription units) and hospital equipment have been shipped to more than 3,000 hospitals and clinics overseas. BBF's Medical Programs responds to requests for needed products in underserved and developing countries.


Total weight of shipments -- 99,925 tons, over 7,046 tractor trailer loads.

Total dollar value of shipments -- over $4 billion.


In the year 2013:
 

Forbes Magazine, highlighted BBF as one of only three charities with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment of the 50 largest charities reviewed, November 2013.

Chronicle of Philanthropy ranked BBF as the 57th largest U.S. charity, October 2013.

The Nonprofit Times again listed BBF in the 100 largest charities in the United States, November 2013.

The Better Business Bureau noted BBF's efficiency and gave their "Wise Giving Alliance Standards" seal of approval again in 2013.


Year 2013 shipments:
Weight: 4,942,575 pounds
Country Recipients: 64
Volume: 252 tractor-trailer loads
Number of Voting Trustees: 26
Number of Staff Members: 20
Over 99% of donations go to those in need. Less than 1% of the value of donations used for overhead.

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