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BBF Responds To The Ebola Outbreak In Guinea

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Article by Liam CarstensBrother’s Brother Foundation and longtime partner Catholic Relief Services have come together to provide aid for the current outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea, West Africa. Together, we are working to support health care facilities and workers with infection prevention and control strategies while also improving water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) infrastructure and access. …

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The Foundation Of Youth Empowerment

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Article by Abigael Siecinski The Foundation for Youth Empowerment (FOYE) is located in the heart of Mbarara City, Uganda whose mission is to provide youth developmental opportunities through talent promotion, skill development, and human rights advocacy. One of their programs is the Computer Skills Training Center that currently has a total of 300 registered youths. The youths involved in this …

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“Brother’s Brother Foundation, This Is Laura, How May I Help You?”

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Article by Ozzy SamadOver the past few months, you may have noticed a number of changes to our newsletter to make it more readable, launching the new website so that visitors can see BBF’s work with greater ease including ADA accessibility, and an evolving stream of communications that illustrate BBF’s work to the public at large through television and online …

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Free Wheelchair Mission: Developing Partnerships

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiFree Wheelchair Mission (FWM) is a non-profit, based in California, who design and manufacturer durable wheelchairs. Their mission is to provide the transforming gift of mobility to people living with a disability in developing nations. Through their work they have distributed more than one million wheelchairs to individuals in 93 countries around the world. Recently they have …

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BBF’s Response To The Super Typhoon In The Philippines

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Article by Liam CarstensIn early November of 2020, Super Typhoon Goni, locally called Super Typhoon Rolly, made landfall in the Philippines four times, causing a swath of destruction in its wake. More than two million people were impacted by this natural disaster. BBF joined with longstanding partner the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International to provide relief to those …

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University Of Pittsburgh Hygiene Kit Drive

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Article by Abigael SiecinskiThe University of Pittsburgh’s office of PittServes is dedicated to helping students connect to the Pittsburgh community through service and volunteerism. Last year, they contacted us to become a partner and this led to the idea of hosting a hygiene kit drive including soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, and washcloths. The first drive was so successful that we have …

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BBF’s Coronavirus Response

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Article by Liam CarstensAs the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic rages on and vaccine distribution begins, BBF continues to support healthcare workers and vulnerable populations with pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE). Our donations of N95 face masks, surgical masks, gloves, face shields, gowns, and other protective gear are ongoing, and we continue to purchase new PPE to address this …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Winter Storms URI & Viola

In Blog, Press Releases by Brother's Brother Foundation

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is working with the Coastal Bend Food Bank in Corpus Christi, the South Texas Food Bank in Laredo, and the Salvation Army of Beaumont, to provide support for families affected by Winter Storms Uri & Viola in South Texas. These storms unleashed snow, ice, along with below-freezing temperatures, resulting in the loss of power to over …

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How Has BBF Responded To COVID-19?

In Blog, Press Releases, Projects by Brother's Brother Foundation

BBF has responded to the COVID-19 crisis by providing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to our partners here at home, nationally and around the world. As a PA VOAD (Volunteer Organization Active in Disaster), we are working closely with local government agencies, major healthcare providers and front-line responders in the greater Pittsburgh region. In addition to hospitals, these local efforts focus on clinics serving the underprivileged and often homeless or otherwise in need members of society. We are also prepared to provide equipment, supplies, and hospital beds as requested.