BBF Responds to California Wildfires

Brother’s Brother Foundation is working with Gleaning for the World to send a shipment of relief supplies to Oroville, California is support of those displaced by the recent wildfires. Upon arrival, this shipment of non-perishable foods, paper products, and personal care items will be distributed by the Oroville Hope Center.

BBF, a 60-year old Pittsburgh-based international charity, has provided over 105,400 tons of medical supplies, textbooks, food, seeds, and other humanitarian supplies to people around the world in over 149 countries. With the help of gifts from the general public, corporations and foundations, in 2017 BBF sent product contributions to those in need in 58 countries. These shipments were equivalent to 113 tractor trailer loads. In 2017 BBF also provided medicine and supplies for 343 hand-carry trips.

Forbes Magazine highlighted BBF with a 100% rating for both fundraising efficiency and charitable commitment of the 50 largest charities reviewed in 2017. The Better Business Bureau continues to give BBF its “Wise Giving Alliance Standards” seal of approval.

Donations to assist with relief efforts are greatly appreciated. Credit card donations can be made here on our website or by calling BBF at 412-321-3160. Checks should be made to the Brother’s Brother Foundation and sent to:

Brother’s Brother Foundation, US Disasters
1200 Galveston Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

For additional information about this news advisory or other media inquiries please contact Ozzy Samad, President or Karen Dempsey, Vice President Development/Administration, at 412-321-3160 or