BBF is joining #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity that will take place May 5 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. #GivingTuesdayNow is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity and use their individual power of generosity to remain connected and help heal communities in this difficult time.
As we face one of the most challenging times in modern day memory, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe under such trying circumstances. Foremost in our thoughts lie the well-being of family and friends, the wider BBF community, along with anxious and suffering people the world over. Our hearts go out especially to the elderly and those who have preexisting conditions or are in frail health; knowing that this makes an already difficult situation even more challenging.
Due the current public health emergency caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus, to protect the health of members of the community, volunteers, partners and staff, BBF has instituted the following policies with immediate effect. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause but hope you understand the necessity of such actions:.
Students at Áurea Quiles High School started their academic semester today in the tents located at the Osvaldo Gutierrez Stadium.
Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) will be shipping one of the largest global relief packages combatting the Coronavirus to China from their Northside location today with global giant Alibaba, Air China, and a coalition of Pittsburgh organizations.
People from all sectors in the US have joined together to send medical supplies to China in the fight against Covid-19.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sister city to Wuhan, is home to the Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). The charity recently sent 180,000 medical face masks and protective equipment to China to help fight against the coronavirus outbreak. On January 12, BBF sent its first shipment via Air China from John F. Kennedy Airport.
At 11:30 am EST 180,000 surgical masks from Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in Pittsburgh, PA took off aboard an Air China cargo flight from JFK. These masks will be distributed to medical facilities fighting Covid- 19 in China. The newly named Coronavirus continues to affect large swaths of the Chinese population as it spreads from Wuhan, Hubei Province.
Did you know that many schoolgirls across the globe often miss school during their period? Due to taboos around menstruation, lack of menstrual products, and fear of staining, girls miss out on their normal activities including school attendance. This hinders their ability to keep up with the male students, and puts them at an educational disadvantage. We at Brother’s Brother are passionate about equal opportunities for people of all ages and genders, which is why we have set out to confront this issue.
Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is pleased to announce that Laura Kelly has been named Vice President of Global Partnerships and Development. Prior to assuming her new role, Laura served as the Director of Development in BBF’s Virginia office.
Doctors Jenny Yu and Katie Duncan are world travelers with a mission. Their non-profit organization, Project Theia, has helped hundreds of patients in underserved areas of the world. The organization is named after the Greek goddess of sight and heavenly light, Theia, a fitting symbol for a group led by two oculoplastic surgeons who specialize in eye and facial reconstructive surgeries.