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From Our President: Responding To Turkey & Northern Syria

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Six days after the catastrophic event, the loss of life from the earthquake and aftershocks impacting Turkey and northern Syria, has risen to over 34,000 casualties. For your stewards at BBF, watching pictures of an almost incomprehensible level of death, injury, damage, and destruction, made it critical for us to respond as quickly and effectively as possible. Per my on-air …

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Global Relief Quarterly

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Welcome to the BBF Global Relief Quarterly.Telling the stories that inspire the best in all of us. Last summer while discussing the content for the fall newsletter, we had so many ideas for stories we quickly concluded it was time to expand! Over the next several months, we talked about how to develop a new format newsletter that would have …

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Focus On Pharma

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

The excerpt below is from a report provided to BBF by Cross International regarding a BBF pharma container donation that went to the Dominican Republic. It helps visualize the impact that the pharma donation program is making on the lives of underserved community members. The medicines were distributed to eight health centers, one community outreach center, and one adult correction …

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Together In Health

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Brother’s Brother Foundation donated medicines to Manak Community Health Organization (MaCHO) last fall for a medical mission trip to Sierra Leone. The clinic saw nearly 500 patients from 84 different villages over a span of two weeks. “Seeing the outcomes that you have and the impact that you have with just a single organization–it’s empowering, it’s motivating, and it inspires …

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A Fresh Start In Ghana

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Women and children in the village of Wuxor danced to hand drums and maracas as they took turns drinking water from small plastic pitchers. In January, Brother’s Brother Foundation funded a borehole to provide clean water to the 1,000-person village. A sip of clean water in rural Ghana leads to a community- wide celebration. Last year, women and children walked …

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Earthquake Relief

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Working with extensive networks of local resources and teams within Syria, BBF and Life for Relief and Development coordinated a large response without having to cross the Syrian border. As a result, BBF was able to provide victims with critical resources during the time it took for other humanitarian aid to arrive. Nearly 9 million Syrians have been impacted by …

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Pakistan Floods

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

As floodwaters recede, waterborne illness remains and hospitals are filling with children. Imam Ali owns a small property in Tando Masti Khan, a village in Pakistan’s province of Sindh. When a historic monsoon season left one-third of the nation underwater last year, Ali lost everything, including his home and crops. He moved to Larkana with his family for a fresh …

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Hekima Hills

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

In the town of Kona Baridi, Kenya, located just 20 miles south of Nairobi, the next generation of women begin their day walking to Hekima Hills Learning Center. They pass through a farm, referred to as a shamba, where their school grows food for the fresh meals it provides to its 253 students. Classrooms at Hekima Hills have no more …

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Board Member Spotlights: Terrence Murphy & Dr. Deborah McMahon

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

Terrence MurphyBrother’s Brother Foundation welcomed Terrence Murphy into a two-year term as Board Chair at its first quarter board meeting in January. “I’m very excited to welcome Terry Murphy as BBF’s new Board Chair!” BBF President Ozzy Samad said. “We’re honored to have had Terry serve on BBF’s Advisory Board for many years, followed by Vice Chair and head of …

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Year In Review

In Blog, Newsletters by Brother's Brother Foundation

By Ozzy SamadThrough disasters man-made and natural, shipments of medications and supplies to far off lands, addressing healthcare needs for underserved communities in our own backyard, providing solar panels to schools and remote clinics, along with water wells, computers and education material for students, your donations and support helped make 2022 one of the most impactful years in BBF’s history …