International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Brother's Brother Foundation

Connecting People's Resources with People's Needs

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four stars

92.92

1200 Galveston Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15233
tel: (412) 321-3160   Web Site
EIN: 34-6562544

Board Leadership
Philip Jones
Chair

CEO
Ozzy Samad
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural, and other resources.

Since it began in 1958, BBF has helped people in over 140 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in the United States and other more affluent countries, BBF has provided over $4 billion in goods and services, that includes approximately 103,000 tons of medical supplies, text books, seeds and food that have touched many tens of millions with better health, education, nutrition, material security and hope.

Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural, and other resources.

Since it began in 1958, BBF has helped people in over 140 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in the United States and other more affluent countries, BBF has provided over $4 billion in goods and services, that includes approximately 103,000 tons of medical supplies, text books, seeds and food that have touched many tens of millions with better health, education, nutrition, material security and hope.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of health education trainings conducted
65
Number of volunteers
73
Number of pharmaceutical partners
8
Number of pharmaceutical partners
8
Number of accolades/recognition received from third-party organizations
4
Number of print, radio, or online ads developed
25
Number of print, radio, or online ads developed
25
Number of press releases developed and distributed
18
Number of overall donors
3,408
Average number of dollars given by institutions
4,825
Average number of dollars given by individuals
432
This impact information is current as of July 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
99.0%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.16
  Program Expenses Growth -20.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother's Brother Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Brother's Brother Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $94,036,519
   Federated Campaigns $175,132
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $94,211,651
   Program Service Revenue $433,014
Total Primary Revenue $94,644,665
   Other Revenue $673,136
TOTAL REVENUE $95,317,801
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $117,715,986
   Administrative Expenses $1,668,957
   Fundraising Expenses $310,402
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $119,695,345
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-24,377,544
   
Net Assets $32,335,552

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$177,427 0.14% Luke L. Hingson President

Mission

Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF) promotes international health and education through the efficient and effective distribution and provision of donated medical, educational, agricultural, and other resources.

Since it began in 1958, BBF has helped people in over 140 countries, working through and in partnership with local agencies that want to help their own people. Together with partners in the United States and other more affluent countries, BBF has provided over $4 billion in goods and services, that includes approximately 103,000 tons of medical supplies, text books, seeds and food that have touched many tens of millions with better health, education, nutrition, material security and hope.

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Charity Contact Info

Brother's Brother Foundation
1200 Galveston Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
tel: (412) 321-3160
fax: (412) 321-3325
EIN: 34-6562544

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Board Leadership

Philip Jones
Chair

CEO

Ozzy Samad
President