BROTHER’S BROTHER FOUNDATION WITH GLEANING FOR THE WORLD, VIRGINIA AND OTHER CHARITIES PREPARE TO RESPOND TO THE
AFTERMATH OF HURRICANE IRENE
Gleaning For the World in Lynchburg, Virginia, will serve as a local charity distributor of Brother’s Brother Foundation resources to assist those affected by Hurricane Irene. Gleaning For the World provides food, hygiene supplies and other items to those in need around the world. BBF is not accepting donations of food from individuals or used clothing for this cause.
BBF, a 53-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over $3.4 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 the US government, in 2010 BBF sent product contributions to those in need in 53 countries. These shipments were the equivalent of 236 tractor trailer loads. Also in 2010, BBF furnished supplies for 241 medical and humanitarian hand-carry mission trips.
Forbes Magazine, the national business periodical, ranked Brother's
Brother Foundation tied for first as the most efficient charities in its online ranking of the 200 largest U.S. charities. This list rates charities on how efficiently they collect and distribute
Brother's Brother Foundation received 100 % or higher rating in charitable commitment, donor dependency
and fundraising efficiency.
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 @ 412-237-2324 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Luke Hingson, President @ 412-237-2320 or email: email@example.com