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Burn Bulletin

Nov 23, 2020

Ethan, David and Frani Ruch’s Stories

“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 ...

Nov 08, 2020

November 2020 Burn Bulletin

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.

Oct 29, 2020

Tremone’s Story: From Burn Injury to Burn Survivor Advocate

“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 ...

Oct 12, 2020

October 2020 Burn Bulletin

Each year, AARBF hosts The Getaway, a weekend camp for burn survivors and their families. This camp is important to our burn survivor families so we modified it for a virtual experience.

Sep 04, 2020

September 2020 Burn Bulletin

We are quickly approaching our 50th Anniversary.  Fifty years of providing prevention education and supporting burn survivors and their families throughout California. So many memories, so many stories. We would love to hear your story!

Aug 07, 2020

August 2020 Burn Bulletin

AARBF’s Path to Reopening We never could have imagined that when our cities, counties and state were placed under “Stay-at-Home” orders back in March, that ...

Jul 10, 2020

July 2020 Burn Bulletin

When 2020 began, our Champ Camp Program Staff had already logged numerous hours planning this summer’s Champ Camp. But all of that changed with COVID-19. For the health and wellness of everyone involved we made the decision to cancel our in-person camp.

Jun 05, 2020

June 2020 Burn Bulletin

We are excited to announce the launch of the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation’s Multimedia Resources Library (under the Resources tab). This library includes tip sheets, videos, stories, audio files and so much more.

Jun 05, 2020

Combating Isolation: Miki Mathes’ Story

“We don't heal in isolation, but in community.” Kelley Harrell, Best-Selling Author Isolation is a feeling of sadness, loneliness and not feeling connected to the ...

May 11, 2020

May 2020 Burn Bulletin

On April 15, 2020, AARBF celebrated our 49th Anniversary. 49 years, almost half a century! What started with “Stop, Drop and Roll” has become a movement to educate our communities on fire and burn dangers and, most importantly, how to prevent tragedy.