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Burn Bulletin

December 2019 An AARBF Holiday Request
Dec 03, 2019

December 2019 An AARBF Holiday Request

“Can you teach me how to skip?” asked 3-year old Megan. “Oh Meg, you only have one leg. You can’t skip with one leg,” replied ...

November 2019 Burn Bulletin
Nov 11, 2019

November 2019 Burn Bulletin

AARBF Attends Phoenix Society’s “World Burn Congress” On October 2-6, 2019, the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation sent 32 scholarship “World Burn Congress” Scholarship award ...

October 2019 Burn Bulletin
Oct 17, 2019

October 2019 Burn Bulletin

Over Labor Day weekend, August 31 – September 2, 19 burn survivors and 55 family members attend our annual “The Getaway” Family Burn Survivor Camp at Camp Oakhurst.

September 2019 Burn Bulletin
Sep 18, 2019

September 2019 Burn Bulletin

Both our Northern and Southern California regions held a Kayaking Trip for adult burn survivors during the month of August. Both trips were an absolute blast with beautiful weather, bunches of fun, and even better company.

August 2019 Burn Bulletin
Aug 12, 2019

August 2019 Burn Bulletin

The 2019 Outdoor Trip celebrated 15 incredible years of rock climbing, paddle boarding, kayaking and outdoor fun over the weekend of July 26 – 28, 2019.

July 2019 Burn Bulletin
Jul 09, 2019

July 2019 Burn Bulletin

We were excited to welcome 156 burn injured children, including 13 Counselors in Training (CITs), from all over California and beyond to participate in this year’s Champ Camp, which provides a free, safe and fun summer camp environment for children ages 5 to 17 facing one of life’s toughest and most painful challenges: severe burn injuries.

June 2019 Burn Bulletin
Jun 27, 2019

June 2019 Burn Bulletin

On May 4, 2019 all three of our regions hosted our annual Day at the Park event to help young burn survivors prepare for Champ Camp.

May 2019 Burn Bulletin
May 14, 2019

May 2019 Burn Bulletin

Over the weekend of March 8–10, 2019, AARBF hosted our Annual Northern CA Ski Trip to Bear Valley Ski Resort. 30 Burn Survivors, ages 7-17, along with 16 volunteers attended this year, one of our largest ski trips yet!

Champ Camp Appeal 2019
Apr 25, 2019

Champ Camp Appeal 2019

Imagine waking up – your body wrapped in bandages, you are in great pain and you have no idea where you are. You are scared, alone, conscious but barely able to speak.

April 2019 Burn Bulletin
Apr 05, 2019

April 2019 Burn Bulletin

Over the weekend of March 8–10, 2019, AARBF hosted our Annual Northern CA Ski Trip to Bear Valley Ski Resort. 30 Burn Survivors, ages 7-17, along with 16 volunteers attended this year, one of our largest ski trips yet!