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Have you ever wondered what an $80,000 Christmas tree looks like?
Join us at the 19th Annual Holiday Festival of Trees on Saturday, December 9 to find out! To purchase tickets, visit www.azburn.org/h...

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We are officially one month out from our biggest smoke alarm installation event! We are partnering with the American Red Cross, Phoenix Fire Department, and City of Phoenix and we need volunteers like you to help us install 1000 alarms. Join us on Saturday, October 14 to install FREE smoke alarms and make Phoenix a safer community. For more information, contact programs@azburn.org. To register as a volunteer, visit abf.civicore.com/publicLogin/index.php?action=cal ... See MoreSee Less

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Just 5 hours of your time can make a lifetime difference!

Volunteer on a team to install free smoke alarms and inform families of fire safety tips in at-risk homes in Phoenix as we partner with the Phoenix Fire Department and American Red Cross from 8am-1pm on Saturday, October 14, 2017. All training and tools are provided the day of the event. Wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing as the event does involve a bit of walking through neighborhoods. We always need installers AND "record keepers".

We will be meeting at the south parking lot of Desert Sky Mall at 8:00am for volunteer registration. Training will begin at 8:30am. Volunteers will then be divided into teams and head out into the surrounding neighborhoods at 9:00am.

We will be targeting about 4000 homes during this event. We install a FREE smoke alarm in each home where we are admitted. ... See MoreSee Less

Phoenix Community Smoke Alarm Installation

October 14, 2017, 8:00am - October 14, 2017, 2:30pm

Just 5 hours of your time can make a lifetime difference!

Volunteer on a team to install free smoke alarms and inform families of fire safety tips in at-risk homes in Phoenix as we partner with the P...

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History of the Arizona Burn Foundation

Originally the Foundation for Burns and Trauma, the Arizona Burn Foundation was established in 1967 by two Maricopa County surgeons: Dr. MacDonald Wood and Dr. William Price along with attorney George F. Randolph. Their mission was two-fold: to assist in the development of a community-based burn center and to respond to the community’s desire for an organization that can receive and earmark donations for burn patient treatment, rehabilitation, and public education. Although not directly affiliated with any hospital, the Foundation initially existed as a support organization for what would become the Arizona Burn Center at Maricopa Medical Center.

Foundation Timeline

  • March 1967 – Founded
  • August 1991 – Inaugural Arizona Children’s Burn Camp
  • January 1996 – First McDonald Wood Scholarship Awarded
  • June 1997 – Tucson Satellite office opens at TFD
  • Fall 1995 – Hispanic Anti-Burn Task Force begins
  • December 1999 – Inaugural Holiday Festival of Trees Event at Wrigley Mansion
  • March 2001 – Forever Courage House opens
  • December 2006 – Forever Courage House expands
  • June 2007 – First smoke alarm walk in Tempe
  • July 2008 – Mrs. HotPots introduced at Sunrise Preschool #135 in Phoenix
  • March 2015 – Moved to 1432 N. 7th Street

Dr. McDonald Wood
Dr. Wood co-founded the Arizona Burn Center in addition to the Foundation, and brought burn care to the Southwest. His leadership serves as an example and every year several young burn survivors receive a scholarship in his name.

Dr. William Price
As a surgical resident, Dr. Price was so moved by the suffering of a child with extensive burns that he helped found what are known today as the Arizona Burn Center and the Arizona Burn Foundation.

George “Fritz” Randolph
As a founder of the Arizona Burn Foundation, Fritz Randolph played a critical role building the organization to serve burn survivors. After many years of service to the Foundation, he was honored with the title of “Life Director Emeritus”.