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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 CarstensWe 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 to …

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Surgical Instruments Arrive in Liberia

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’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 who …

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Med-Surg Highlight: Patent Pathways

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiDue 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 BBF …

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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 SamadAs 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 as …

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The Power Of Education In Guatemala

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiIn the Maya Ixil region of Guatemala, 36 years of internal conflict devastated the native population and resulted in a generation with no access to education. Although the conflict has since ended, the native Mayans still face obstacles as all Guatemalan schools are required to teach in Spanish for grades 7 and beyond, instead of the native …

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Introducing Our New Partner: Hikma Pharmaceuticals

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation is pleased to announce our new partnership with Hikma Pharmaceuticals. Our shared focus on sustainability makes us excellent partners to improve access to essential medications throughout the world. In the first quarter of 2021, Hikma donated antibiotics and other critical pharmaceuticals to BBF. Some of these donations have already been delivered to partner hospitals …

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Rylei Porter Joins BBF For Her Senior Experience

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We are excited to have Rylei Porter join us for her Senior Experience as our Vice President of Development Laura Kelly will be her Mentor this year. Rylei attends Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia, where she has been active within her school and community throughout her four years of high school. She plans to major in Music Business and …