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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.

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In Search Of Sustainability

In Blog, Projects by Brother's Brother Foundation

I’ll start again by wishing everyone well as we continue working through the trials and tribulations of life in the age of COVID-19. You’ll be pleased to know that BBF has expanded its response to the pandemic by providing personal protective equipment (PPE) to a widening array of partners primarily serving the most vulnerable members of our community. These efforts complement an actual year over year increase in our normal relief work thanks to the unrelenting work of dedicated staff members and your invaluable support.

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Menstrual Hygiene Pilot Program

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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.

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Puerto Rico Rises: Con Tus Manos Program

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Puerto Rico Rises (PRR), One of BBF’s most frequent partners following Hurricane Maria, requested funding to transport housing materials throughout the island. PRR began by collecting humanitarian supplies around the continental United States. BBF funded the delivery of these items. In total, approximately sixteen containers of relief were sent as a result of PRR collection efforts. On multiple occasions, Sara …

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Puerto Rico Funding: Buen Samaritano Hospital

In Projects by Brother's Brother Foundation

San Carlos Health System is a group of hospitals and clinics based out of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, in the northwest portion of the island. The administrators of the health system approached BBF about sponsoring the delivery of 64 mattresses and eight operating tables. The items were sent to Buen Samaritano Hospital. Prior to the hurricane, the hospital was a 132-bed …