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Survivor Services

All those affected by burn injuries engaging with the AARBF deserve and are entitled to rights. Read the Burn Survivor Bill of Rights →

Recreational Programs

AARBF supports more than 1,000 burn survivors and family members with a variety of supportive services, including fun camps and outings for members of the burn survivor community.


Young Adult Summit

February 19-21, 2021


The Retreat

February 9-12,  2021


Champ Camp

June 2021


The Getaway

September 2021

Child Regional Program

Child Regional Program

Child Regional Program

Child Regional Program

Child Regional Program

Outdoor Trip

July 2021

Child Regional Program

Adult Day Program

Adult Day Program

Adult Day Program

Hiking Trip – All Regions

Varies by location

Family Day Events

Sporting Events

Varies by Location

Family Day Events

Family Day Events

Holiday Party

December 2021

Online Programing

Come join the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation every month virtually through zoom, no matter where you are located in California or in the world for connection, support, and an opportunity to express yourself.

Virtual Yoga

(January, March, May, July, September, November)

Writing Expression

(January, April, July, October)

Music Expression

(February, May, August, November)

Art Expression

(March, June, September, December)

Emotional Support

Burn survivors and family members have a lot of questions—and AARBF has the answers. Find comfort in the company of those who understand.

Hospital Visits

(For survivors and family members)

Support Groups


Peer Support

(Phone calls and in-person)

Re-entry Program

(For work or school)

Financial Assistance

Emergency financial, food, and transportation assistance for burn survivors and their families is offered on a case-by-case basis.

In Hospital Aid

  • Gas Cards
  • Grocery Cards
  • Target Cards
  • Hotel Stays

Post Discharge Aid

  • Cosmetic and image support
  • Medical Supplies