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Brother’s Brother Foundation Welcomes U.S. Deputy Under Secretary For International Trade

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By Kaitlyn Nuebel Brother’s Brother Foundation welcomed U.S. Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Diane Farrell, to our warehouse and office facilities on September 28. During her visit, Farrell recognized BBF for its relief efforts and prompt response to the crisis in Ukraine.   In the seven months following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Brother’s Brother …

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Join BBF And The Fight Against Breast Cancer

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We are so excited to launch our online campaign today for our 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fund! Last year we helped 39 women in their fight against breast cancer in Honduras and made a significant donation to St Luke’s Infusion Center in New York! One year ago today, our Vice President of Communications and Development Laura Kelly was receiving …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation Responds To Hurricane Ian

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[Image via National Weather Service]Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is responding to the devastation caused by hurricane Ian by initially providing $10,000 grants to both the Harry Chapin Foodbank in Ft. Myers, covering Lee and Collier Counties, and the Feeding Tampa Bay Foodbank in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. These Foodbanks are working with Feeding America and disaster response agencies to assist …

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Mobile Health Clinic Arrives In New Kensington

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By Kaitlyn Nuebel Brother’s Brother Foundation hosted its second Mobile Health Clinic on Friday in collaboration with Project Theia, Mission vision, Allegheny Health Network, and Highmark Wholecare.  Brother’s Brother Foundation hosted its second Mobile Health Clinic on Friday, this time in New Kensington, PA. In collaboration with Dr. Jenny Yu and Dr. Erin Keim from Project Theia, BBF provided free eye …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) Responds To Hurricane Fiona

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BBF is responding to the damage caused by Hurricane Fiona by air shipping hygiene kits, tarps, cleaning supplies, and hard hats to those affected by the storm in Puerto Rico. This shipment to Puerto Rico Rises complements tarps and medical supplies recently sent to the Ponce Medical School Foundation. BBF has worked extensively with both organizations to assist with rehabilitation …

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BBF “Flips The Switch” On Renewable Energy

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By Kaitlyn Nuebel It’s official: Brother’s Brother Foundation is powered by the sun.  The organization hosted its “Flip the Switch” event September 8, to celebrate the conclusion of its 20-month long process to convert to a sustainable form energy. Connected Energy Solar installed solar panels on the roof of BBF’s warehouse that are expected to offset 92% of its energy …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Floods In Mississippi

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[Photo Credit: Newscenter1, AP Article] Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is sending its first truckload of bottled drinking water to the Mississippi Food Network foodbank in Jackson, Mississippi. According to an AP report, parts of Jackson were without running water Tuesday because flooding exacerbated longstanding problems in one of two water- treatment plants. The city of 150,000 had already been under …

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Put A Little Love In Your Heart

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Message From The President, Ozzy SamadIt was a near perfect evening earlier this spring as we sat down for dinner. The restaurant in a leafy Washington D.C. neighborhood was a few blocks from our son Harris’ graduate school and the occasion was a 2-year Covid-19 delayed celebratory graduation dinner. Looking up from the menu I glanced around to see (as …

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Mobile Health Clinic Makes First Stop In Braddock

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By Kaitlyn Nuebel  This summer, Brother’s Brother Foundation parked its mobile health van outside Allegheny Health Network’s Urgent Care Center in Braddock, PA for its inaugural Mobile Health Clinic.  Equipped with an exam chair, a phoropter, a working sink, and even air conditioning, the back of the van has been transformed into an ophthalmologist’s office – only this one can …

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Work Continues In Sub-Saharan Africa

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By Liam Carstens In 2022, BBF continues our commitment to supporting healthcare facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the second quarter alone, we sent four, 40-foot ocean-going container shipments of requested medical supplies and equipment to distribution partners in Sierra Leone, Malawi, and Eswatini. St. Joseph’s Hospital and School of Nursing, a long-standing partner of BBF, received a shipment of requested …