COVID-19: Global Relief & Local Impact

COVID-19: Global Relief & Local Impact

I hope this letter finds you well as we all continue to work around the challenges of daily life in these unprecedented times. As BBF continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis by supporting healthcare partners in many geographic areas, our primary focus now is on assisting local front-line healthcare providers who care for the underserved and vulnerable members of the community. The need for PPE (personal protection equipment) that was originally centered around major health systems and hospitals, is most apparent in these neighborhood care facilities.
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UPMC Facilitates Global Collaboration to Source PPE During Pandemic

UPMC Facilitates Global Collaboration to Source PPE During Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded across the world, UPMC faced a unique set of challenges as one of the only academic medical centers managing and operating hospitals internationally. With operations in China, Italy, Ireland and the U.S., it was critical for the health system to ensure adequate supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) for its health care workers and the communities it serves around the globe.
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BBF Joins #GivingTuesdayNow Movement

BBF Joins #GivingTuesdayNow Movement

BBF is joining #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity that will take place May 5 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. #GivingTuesdayNow is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity and use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and help heal communities in this difficult time.
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BBF COVID-19 Response: A Note From The President

BBF COVID-19 Response: A Note From The President

As we face one of the most challenging times in modern day memory, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe under such trying circumstances. Foremost in our thoughts lie the well-being of family and friends, the wider BBF community, along with anxious and suffering people the world over. Our hearts go out especially to the elderly and those who have preexisting conditions or are in frail health; knowing that this makes an already difficult situation even more challenging.
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Operational Changes Due To COVID-19 Response

Operational Changes Due To COVID-19 Response

Due the current public health emergency caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus, to protect the health of members of the community, volunteers, partners and staff, BBF has instituted the following policies with immediate effect. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause but hope you understand the necessity of such actions:.
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