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Unwavering Compassion: Iryna Vashchuk Discipio’s Mission to Heal Ukraine’s Heroes

As Ukraine reaches a solemn milestone of two years since the invasion, the spotlight falls on the remarkable dedication and unwavering commitment of Iryna Vashchuk Discipio. From her achievements on the track to her transformative work in aiding wounded soldiers, Vashchuk Discipio embodies determination and compassion. She has tirelessly advocated for those who have sacrificed…

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How Has BBF Responded To COVID-19?

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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Pittsburgh Responds To Hurricane Eta

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) is sending assistance and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Eta in the United States, Honduras, and Guatemala.

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Pittsburgh Responds To Hurricane Sally & Western U.S. Wildfires

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.

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Pittsburgh Responds To Hurricane Laura

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.

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Pittsburgh Sends Relief Supplies To Beirut


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.

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COVID-19: Global Relief & Local Impact

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.

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UPMC Facilitates Global Collaboration to Source PPE During Pandemic

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.

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BBF COVID-19 Response: A Note From The President

As we face one of the most challenging times in modern day memory, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe under such trying circumstances. Foremost in our thoughts lie the well-being of family and friends, the wider BBF community, along with anxious and suffering people the world over. Our hearts go out especially to the elderly and those who have preexisting conditions or are in frail health; knowing that this makes an already difficult situation even more challenging.

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Operational Changes Due To COVID-19 Response

Due the current public health emergency caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus, to protect the health of members of the community, volunteers, partners and staff, BBF has instituted the following policies with immediate effect. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause but hope you understand the necessity of such actions:.

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329 Students Start Classes in Guánica Today

Students at Áurea Quiles High School started their academic semester today in the tents located at the Osvaldo Gutierrez Stadium.

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One Of The Largest Global Efforts For Wuhan Leaving Pittsburgh Today

Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF) will be shipping one of the largest global relief packages combatting the Coronavirus to China from their Northside location today with global giant Alibaba, Air China, and a coalition of Pittsburgh organizations.

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US Charity Groups Show Support In Fight Against Covid-19

People from all sectors in the US have joined together to send medical supplies to China in the fight against Covid-19.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sister city to Wuhan, is home to the Brother’s Brother Foundation (BBF). The charity recently sent 180,000 medical face masks and protective equipment to China to help fight against the coronavirus outbreak. On January 12, BBF sent its first shipment via Air China from John F. Kennedy Airport.

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Menstrual Hygiene Pilot Program

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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