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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.

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 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!

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.

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!

Mar 11, 2019

March 2019 Burn Bulletin

In honor of National Burn Awareness Week in the month of February, Throughout the week, burn survivors that have utilized the the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundations’ highlighted inspiring stories of burn survivors that have benefited from AARBF programs and services were featured on our social media pages.

Feb 22, 2019

February 2019 Burn Bulletin

During January 3 – 4, 2019 the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF) staff came together for our first in-person all staff meeting of the new year.

Jan 15, 2019

January 2019 Burn Bulletin

On December 1, 2018, 239 burn survivors and loved ones came together for the annual Central Valley Holiday Party at the Clovis Rodeo Grounds.

Dec 12, 2018

December 2018 Burn Bulletin

“I woke up in an inferno in my room and after trying to alert roommates to the situation I succumbed to the smoke and heat and passed out, my last thought being that, this is it I guess.”

Nov 19, 2018

November 2018 Burn Bulletin

On October 6, 2018 the Menlo Park Firefighters hosted their Annual Pancake Breakfast and Open House to kick off the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week.