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Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) in partnership with The Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) Ukraine Relief Response Timeline

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February 28th – Support for Mobile Clinic and Medical Teams operating in Ukraine. Assessment of needs of refugees arriving in Poland and Romania. March 5th – BBF and PTC launch drive to raise $250,000 for BBF’s Ukraine Relief response. March 7th – Eden Hall Foundation gives $100,000 grant toward relief efforts. Initial $250,000 target surpassed through institutional and individual donations. …

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Humanitarian Shipment Scheduled For Refugees, Medical Donations To Follow. Tremendous Community Support Includes Fundraising Concert For Ukraine

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Giant Eagle’s donation of 25 pallets of relief supplies will leave BBF’s warehouse on the North Side on Monday, March 28th for air shipment to Warsaw, Poland.  The much needed donation of baby food, wipes, diapers, formula, disinfecting wipes, granola & grain bars, soap, hand sanitizer, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes and toothpaste, will be distributed to refugees at reception centers …

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Relief Shipment Delivered To Ukrainian Ministry Of Health In Lviv – More To Follow

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As missiles struck an aircraft maintenance facility in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv last Friday, BBF’s relief shipment of critically needed medicines and wound care supplies was forcibly rerouted but still successfully delivered to the Ukrainian Ministry of Health (MOH). The four truckloads of Highmark/AHN medicines and medical supplies, complemented by Giant Eagle’s medical donation, are now being deployed …

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Eden Hall Foundation Gives $100,000 To Support Ukraine Relief Response

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As the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine worsens and images of terrorized communities, torn and displaced families, and mounting loss of life flash across our screens, Eden Hall Foundation has joined Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF), Highmark/AHN, the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC), Giant Eagle, and a multitude of generous corporate and individual donors to help provide relief supplies for those in the …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Crisis In Ukraine

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North Side based Brother’s Brother Foundation is working with partners on the ground to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and to assist displaced refugees in surrounding countries. At this time, working with Ukrainian relief organizations, the response is focused on supporting mobile medical units and preparing to launch additional emergency medical teams. Additional services include providing mental health-psychosocial …

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Pittsburgh Responds to Tornadoes in Kentucky and Surrounding States

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[Photo credit via] As our immediate response to the deadly tornadoes that struck Kentucky, Illinois, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi, Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) has committed to supporting three food banks in the affected areas. These include Dare to Care, Feeding America Kentucky’s Heartland,  and the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas.  Food banks provide immediate relief to community members impacted …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Hurricane Ida

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[Photo credit via] North-Side Pittsburgh based Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is working in collaboration with the Giving Hope NOLA Food Pantry and Second Harvest Food Bank in New Orleans to provide immediate assistance to community members impacted by Hurricane IDA. Both food banks are first responders and are providing food assistance to the hurricane affected region. BBF will also support …

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Pittsburgh Responds To Haiti Earthquake

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[Photo credit via] Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is working with long-standing partner Food for the Poor (FFTP) of Coconut Creek, Florida to respond to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti this morning. BBF’s initial response includes sending critically needed first aid to those impacted by the earthquake and supporting ongoing search and rescue efforts. This will be followed by …

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Brother’s Brother Foundation Assists Those Affected By The Surfside Building Collapse

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[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 relationship …

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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 …