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United In The Face Of Adversity

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Article by Ozzy SamadThe crisis in Ukraine perhaps exemplifies both the worst in humanity and our best in coming together to face such adversity. As the humanitarian situation continued to worsen and images of terrorized communities, displaced families, and mounting loss of life flashed across our screens, BBF became increasingly aware of the dire need for providing additional medical and …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in partnership with The Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) Ukraine Relief Response Timeline

In Blog, Press Releases by Brother's Brother Foundation

February 28th – Support for Mobile Clinic and Medical Teams operating in Ukraine. Assessment of needs of refugees arriving in Poland and Romania. March 5th – BBF and PTC launch drive to raise $250,000 for BBF’s Ukraine Relief response. March 7th – Eden Hall Foundation gives $100,000 grant toward relief efforts. Initial $250,000 target surpassed through institutional and individual donations. …

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New Partnership Brings Hope & Opportunity To Ghana

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Article by Steve Greene, MD, Founder and CEO of Hope for GhanaMy recent five-week journey in Ghana was exhilarating, leaving village after village with a new sense of joy and hope. Eleven years after establishing Hope for Ghana, new projects and new partnerships have allowed Hope for Ghana to reach new heights. I had the honor and privilege of meeting …

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BBF Supports Community Forge & Their Work In Pittsburgh

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Article by Liam CarstensBBF recently donated 110 Apple iPads and 45 Apple iPhones, along with cases and chargers to Community Forge in Pittsburgh, PA. Community Forge provides technical training, after school programming, community events, and more to youth and adults of Wilkinsburg and the Greater Pittsburgh region in a state of the art, tech-enabled former school building. The donated devices …

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Mobile Health Clinic, Ready To Serve

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Brother’s Brother Foundation unveiled the mobile health clinic at the recent board meeting in April. The free mobile vision and diabetes screening and community clinic program is being run in collaboration with Highmark/AHN and Project Theia. It will assist underserved and in-need members of our community who can often not afford to see physicians for even their most basic medical …

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New Partnership With Intas Pharmaceuticals / Accord Healthcare

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Article by Liam CarstensBBF is pleased to announce a new partnership with Intas Pharmaceuticals / Accord Healthcare. In early April, BBF received the first donation of medicines from Accord Healthcare and by mid-April, they were already prepared for shipment to partners in Latin America and the Caribbean. The donated pharmaceuticals included medicines for conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, high blood …

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Humanitarian Shipment Scheduled For Refugees, Medical Donations To Follow. Tremendous Community Support Includes Fundraising Concert For Ukraine

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Giant Eagle’s donation of 25 pallets of relief supplies will leave BBF’s warehouse on the North Side on Monday, March 28th for air shipment to Warsaw, Poland.  The much needed donation of baby food, wipes, diapers, formula, disinfecting wipes, granola & grain bars, soap, hand sanitizer, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes and toothpaste, will be distributed to refugees at reception centers …

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Relief Shipment Delivered To Ukrainian Ministry Of Health In Lviv – More To Follow

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As missiles struck an aircraft maintenance facility in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv last Friday, BBF’s relief shipment of critically needed medicines and wound care supplies was forcibly rerouted but still successfully delivered to the Ukrainian Ministry of Health (MOH). The four truckloads of Highmark/AHN medicines and medical supplies, complemented by Giant Eagle’s medical donation, are now being deployed …

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Eden Hall Foundation Gives $100,000 To Support Ukraine Relief Response

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As the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine worsens and images of terrorized communities, torn and displaced families, and mounting loss of life flash across our screens, Eden Hall Foundation has joined Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), Highmark/AHN, the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC), Giant Eagle, and a multitude of generous corporate and individual donors to help provide relief supplies for those in the …

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Pittsburgh Unites For Ukraine

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Brother’s Brother Foundation and the Pittsburgh Technology Council have launched a campaign to raise $250,000 to aid Ukrainian humanitarian relief efforts in partnership with Highmark and the Allegheny Health Network. Highmark/AHN is providing financial support and critical medical supplies which BBF will airlift to those in need. We hope you’ll join us in these efforts to assist the people of …