[Photo credit via] Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is collecting funds to respond to the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida by partnering with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation (GMJF). BBF is contributing to an emergency assistance fund established by the GMJF to provide for short and long-term needs of those affected by the collapse. Our longstanding …
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 …
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 …
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.
Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is sending assistance and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Eta in the United States, Honduras, and Guatemala.
Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is responding to the devastation caused by hurricane Sally and the catastrophic wildfires in California, Oregon and Washington. BBF is working with local organizations in the affected areas to help address the needs of community members whose lives have been tragically impacted by these ongoing calamities.
North-Side Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is sending relief supplies for those affected by Hurricane Laura in the city of Shreveport and the greater Louisiana and Texas regions. BBF has made an offer of 50,000 face masks, 26,500 pairs of exam gloves, and 2,707 hard hats, along with cleaning supplies, directly to the office of Mayor Adrian Perkins. We are very grateful to Mayor Perkins and his staff for their quick response in working with BBF.
North-Side Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), in collaboration with MedWish International in Cleveland, Ohio and Life for Relief and Development of Southfield, Michigan, is sending relief supplies for those affected by the recent devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.
I hope this letter finds you well as we all continue to work around the challenges of daily life in these unprecedented times.
As BBF continues to respond to the COVID-19 crisis by supporting healthcare partners in many geographic areas, our primary focus now is on assisting local front-line healthcare providers who care for the underserved and vulnerable members of the community. The need for PPE (personal protection equipment) that was originally centered around major health systems and hospitals, is most apparent in these neighborhood care facilities.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded across the world, UPMC faced a unique set of challenges as one of the only academic medical centers managing and operating hospitals internationally. With operations in China, Italy, Ireland and the U.S., it was critical for the health system to ensure adequate supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) for its health care workers and the communities it serves around the globe.