“When a family grieves together, a family heals together. And if one doesn’t heal the same way, they can help each other through it differently.”-Ethan ...
Who We Are
Who We Are
The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF) is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing burns and fires and providing services to those who have been affected by a burn injury.
Burn survivors and family members who received services
Burn survivors and family members visited in the hospital
Community members reached for burn prevention
Students reached via Firefighters in Safety Education
The Burn Bulletin is a monthly electronic newsletter with articles on upcoming and past AARBF events and programs and news of interest to fire fighters, burn survivors, the medical community, donors and volunteers.
Each year, the first full week of October is dedicated to Fire Prevention Week. This year’s national theme was “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” Although kitchen safety is a very important topic, especially in recent months with so many people spending more time at home and preparing their own meals, it is not the most important issue facing California.
“The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation kept me from going over the cliff. I was raised in a bad environment but AARBF exposed me to ...