Pittsburgh, January 7, 2000 - Brother's
Brother Foundation is making an appeal for ongoing financial support of
it's effort to provide requested, vital medical supplies, food, and rescue
equipment for the reclamation efforts in Venezuela.
BBF and Heinz USA have united to ship 93 tons of food to the devastated region. MSA has also donated and covered the cost of shipping over 21 tons of safety equipment. BBF to date has received $52,000 in private cash donations designated for the Venezuelan relief project.
Brother's Brother Foundation identifies critically needed and requested goods, and uses donated funds to purchase materials or ship products that are donated by corporations.
The resettlement of 400,000 people has just begun. Brother's Brother will continue to assist in immediate and long-term reclamation efforts, forwarding additional food and medical supplies to relief workers on an ongoing basis.
The needs of the people of northern Venezuela will remain long after the media coverage ends. Please help us with a donation to:
Brother's Brother Foundation/Venezuela
1501 Reedsdale Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-2341
Brother's Brother is NOT accepting clothing or canned goods from individuals for this relief effort. Donations of money will be used to send or purchase specific, vital supplies requested by BBF's partner agencies in Venezuela.