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Nov 25, 2020

Robert Strawder – Phoenix World Burn Congress Scholarship

“This was my 3rd World Burn and thanks to AARBF I was able to get things in order so I could attend and for that …

Nov 25, 2020

Karla Carcamo – Phoenix World Burn Congress Scholarship

“PWBC is amazing because you get to meet and talk to so many that have gone through something similar as you. It a whole new …

Nov 25, 2020

Kai and Tobi Levenson – Phoenix World Burn Congress Scholarship

Kai Levenson was just 12 years old when they first heard about the Phoenix Society’s World Burn Congress through a flyer in the mail. “That …

Nov 25, 2020

Skylar deWitte – Phoenix World Burn Congress Scholarship

“The 2020 World Burn Congress was my first time attending a burn conference. I thought the speakers were compelling, and I thought there was a …

Nov 25, 2020

Watercolor Painting

Hi my name is Kelly also known as Sunflower. I have been volunteering for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn foundation for 4 years now. I ...

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.

Nov 08, 2020

Financial Considerations for Burn and Trauma Survivors

Survivors of burn injuries face a host of challenges. The burn injury itself can be unexpected, recovery is often lengthy and painful, and the lives of the survivors and families are dramatically changed. Newfound emotions arise.

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 26, 2020

Hiking Tips and Safety

Hi, Kimchi here! I am an avid hiker who started hiking in adulthood. I have managed to hike and do distance runs despite congenital spinal ...