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May 18, 2021

Stronger Together

Hello, all! We are part of a big family from Tohlaki, New Mexico – a little town north of Gallup, New Mexico. We are Martin and Leanna Lastyona, proud parents of two awesome young men: Koban Lastyona, 13, our oldest and Martellis “Colt” Lastyona, 3, our youngest. Never in our life would we ever imagine […]

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May 13, 2021

Your Gift Matters

On Halloween 2010, Alessandro was burned at 11 months old. An instant cooker full of beans was cooking on the kitchen island when Alessandro pulled on the cord. The instant cooker slid off dumping the hot beans all over him. He had 3rd-degree burns on 34% of his body. Alessandro was flown to the Arizona […]

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May 6, 2021

Real Quick Important Question

Our school-age and teenage burn survivors are getting geared up to attend our annual Camp Courage virtually in June 2021. We have fun, interactive, and meaningful days planned and you can be part of the fun! Your support of the Camp Courage experience will be filled with incredible memories and healing experiences for the children, […]

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April 29, 2021

I love being part of this community

An update from us on the Angel Faces Workshop WorkShops:  Body Beautiful, Skincare: This was a great way to start off the series of workshops. As a burn survivor, I have been struggling to know more about how to care for my scars. Angels Faces sent a box with lots of goodies including but not limited to sun […]

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April 22, 2021

One Year of Programs Since March 2020

20,375 kids received fire safety & burn prevention education from the Arizona Burn Foundation’s Milo & Moxie: Smart Safety Ranger™ program & Milo & Moxie: Wildfire Prevention™ program. Crisis Care Services: 174 Families supported through Forever Courage Hospitality in their greatest time of need by providing a home away from home, meals, and transportation. 366 […]

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April 12, 2021

CEO Corner

Hello Arizona, April in Arizona is a beautiful sight to behold. With the cooler mornings the sunrise brings the hope of a brand new day and all its’ possibilities.  Our youngest burn survivors are getting geared up to attend Virtual Camp Courage in June 2021. We have so many fun, interactive, and meaningful days planned for […]

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April 12, 2021

Camp Courage 2021

Camp Courage may be going virtual in June 2021 but that does not mean that we are skipping out on some of the campers’ favorite activities – not even Ropes! While we aren’t able to climb into the trees and work our way through a ropes course or soar down a zip line, our volunteers […]

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April 12, 2021

From the Perspective of a Mother

The Francis family knows that the road to healing after a burn injury can be full of difficulties. Here, Teaira Francis recounts her experience since her son’s injury in 2019: Ya’a’teeh! I am Teaira Francis. I am of the Red House People Clan. I am from Chinle, AZ. My family and I are Dine/Navajos from […]

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April 12, 2021

Corporate Spotlight

For over 20 plus years Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company has had the privilege of supporting the goals and programs offered by the Arizona Burn Foundation.  Over the years we have participated in numerous funding raising events and continue to support the work of AFB. Aero Automatic is a company that is focused on “Saving lives […]

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April 6, 2021

Will you invest in families in Tucson?

For the last 5 1/2 years, I have been given the opportunity to walk alongside our burn survivors and families in my position as the Director of Client Care Services at the Arizona Burn Foundation. Prior to this role, I worked for almost a decade as a Child Life Specialist with this same burn population […]

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