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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 …

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

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Article by Ozzy Samad It 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 …

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The Healey International Relief Foundation

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Article by Abigael Siecinski More 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 …

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Our First Inaugural Golf Event

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On June 21, Brother’s Brother Foundation and Blood Science Foundation partnered together to host our first inaugural golf event to support local healthcare and education programs at Fox Chapel Golf Club. We want to thank each and every person who attended the event and made the day a huge success. We also want to express our appreciation to all of …

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Introducing Our New Partner: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

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Article by Liam Carstens We are happy to announce that Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has begun donating to Brother’s Brother Foundation. The products donated by Glenmark include much needed malaria medications, antihypertensive drugs, and topical steroids. Our overseas recipient partners in hospitals and clinics often stress the incredible demand for these types of items and BBF is grateful that Glenmark is helping …

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Surgical Instruments Arrive in Liberia

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Article by Liam Carstens Brother’s Brother Foundation regularly provides surgical instruments to our partners throughout the world. We are able to do this through the generosity of our hospital donors and the tireless volunteer hours of Dr. Graham Johnstone, a BBF Advisory Trustee, who sorts and organizes the instruments at our Pittsburgh facility. One of BBF’s partners includes Partner Liberia …

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Med-Surg Highlight: Patent Pathways

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Article by Abigael Siecinski Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, many of BBF’s med-surg trip partners have been unable to fulfill the hand carry medical missions they have been planning. However, there have still been some groups who have gone above and beyond to travel and serve those in need during a global pandemic. One of the most recent organization’s that …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation Announces The Promotion Of Liam Carstens To Vice President Of Programs

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Liam Carstens was recently named Vice President of Programs at Brother’s Brother Foundation. Prior to assuming this role, Liam served as the Director of BBF Programs and has cumulatively worked with the organization for over nine years. Carstens leads BBF’s Programs Office which works closely with corporate and other in-kind donors while maintaining direct relationships with recipient partners both here …

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There Are So Many Ways You Can Support BBF!

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Supporting Brother’s Brother Foundation has never been so easy! Over the past year, we have strived to ensure our website is accessible to everyone and now we have only made donating to BBF that much better. The easiest way to join and support our mission is through the AmazonSmile Foundation! Amazon Smile is a program that donates 0.5% of your …

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Helping Address Healthcare Needs In Our Community

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Article by Ozzy Samad As you may have seen from the many articles in this newsletter over the last year, BBF has made a concerted effort to assist members of our own community in our collective efforts to combat COVID-19. Our local response, which has included providing PPE to many healthcare organizations and front-line responders along with community organizations such …