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Programmatic Growth, Organizational Partnerships, & Staff Development

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Article by Ozzy SamadWe are pleased to say that BBF is in a never-ending quest to develop and enhance our programs and services to better assist underserved members of society. With your support, we have been able to serve those in need both here at home and in the far corners of the globe. Our goal is to help bridge …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Hurricane Ida

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[Photo credit via] North-Side Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is working in collaboration with the Giving Hope NOLA Food Pantry and Second Harvest Food Bank in New Orleans to provide immediate assistance to community members impacted by Hurricane IDA. Both food banks are first responders and are providing food assistance to the hurricane affected region. BBF will also support …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Haiti Earthquake

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[Photo credit via] Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is working with long-standing partner Food for the Poor (FFTP) of Coconut Creek, Florida to respond to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti this morning. BBF’s initial response includes sending critically needed first aid to those impacted by the earthquake and supporting ongoing search and rescue efforts. This will be followed by …

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BBF Continues Commitment to Partners in Africa

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) continues our longstanding commitment to partners throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Thus far in 2021, we have supported seven shipments to organizations and healthcare facilities on the African continent, including three to Malawi, two to Sierra Leone, and one each to Zimbabwe and Kenya. In addition, BBF engages in other initiatives such as supporting solar …

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As International Travel Begins to Pick Up So Does Our Med-Surg Program

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiI started working at Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in the summer of 2020. I heard so much about our robust Hand Carry Med-Surg Program; for example, in 2019 we supported over 300 groups. Throughout my first year I had the pleasure of working with a handful of brave and compassionate organizations which continued to travel and serve …

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New Donor Spotlight: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has received our first donation from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Macleods is a global pharmaceutical company that recently contributed medications for diabetes, inflammation, and hypertension along with topical steroids, anti-viral treatments, and antibiotics. BBF is pleased to be working with Macleods and truly appreciates their donation of these useful medications, which will be sent …

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Local Partnerships & Commitments

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiSince 1958 Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has been a recognizable actor on the global stage of humanitarian aid. Over the past year and a half, we have turned our expertise towards our own back yard to help support healthcare and education services here in Western Pennsylvania. I wanted to take this time to highlight some new and …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation Assists Those Affected By The Surfside Building Collapse

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[Photo credit via]Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is collecting funds to respond to the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida by partnering with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation (GMJF). BBF is contributing to an emergency assistance fund established by the GMJF to provide for short and long-term needs of those affected by the collapse. Our longstanding relationship …

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Enduring relationships – BBF Responds to COVID-19 in Nepal and India

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Article by Ozzy SamadIt was the 17th of March 2017, when BBF’s former president Luke Hingson and I attended an event at the University of Pittsburgh, titled “Global Earthquakes: Response, Recovery, and Resilience.” After watching a captivating presentation on the response to a devastating earthquake in Pakistan in 2005 by two first responders from the country, we said hello to …

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The Healey International Relief Foundation

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiMore than 60% of Sierra Leonians are in poverty, living on less than $1.25 a day. The healthcare system in Sierra Leone is ranked 183 out of 187 on the UNDP Human Development Index. Years of civil war, flooding disasters, and disease outbreak have made public health a consistent struggle. The Healey International Relief Foundation is a …