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February 2, 2024

Spring Community Smoke Alarm Schedule

Our smoke alarm season is underway, and we’re excited to have so many on the calendar this Spring! So far this season we’ve installed 723 smoke alarms in partnership with the Red Cross and local fire departments. We have more walks coming up in February, March, April, and May, and we’d love to see you […]

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February 2, 2024

CEO Corner February 2024

As January comes to a close, we have already completed 1/12th of this year. Our days seem to be passing faster and faster, causing our weeks to disappear, and before we know it, the month is gone in the blink of an eye. As we witness time slipping away, it is imperative, as often as […]

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January 18, 2024

Embracing Community Safety with Kelley and Arizona Burn Foundation’s Spring Smoke Alarm Walks

As we gear up for the upcoming Spring Community Smoke Alarm Walks, there’s no better time to reflect on the profound impact these initiatives have on our communities. This season, we are privileged to share the heartfelt insights of Kelley McAdams, a cherished member of our community in Tucson, whose experiences underscore the importance of […]

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January 4, 2024

Survivors Building Bonds Across States

Join us as we wish our young adults a fun, safe trip to Park City, Utah for their ski trip in partnership with the University of Utah Burn Center and National Ability Center! Seven burn survivors with the Arizona Burn Foundation will be meeting up with thirteen Utah young adults for a long weekend trip, […]

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January 4, 2024

CEO Corner January 2024

Happy New Year! Yes, it has arrived, so now, what do we do?   The past few weeks, we have all had conversations with our friends, families, and even our own internal monologues about once the New Year begins. I plan to… lose weight, exercise more, eat healthier, etc. We all have a few self-improvement […]

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December 7, 2023

TAMI’S EXPERIENCE AT THE PHOENIX WORLD BURN CONGRESS

“I was very fortunate to attend the Phoenix World Burn Congress in October of 2023 thanks to Arizona Burn Foundation. I was very excited to go however as the days got closer to the event I was full of anxiety and wasn’t 100% sure if I was ready to attend. Upon arriving at the PWBC […]

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December 6, 2023

Hitaxi Journey from Burn Survivor to Inspiring MSCS Grad Student

In the face of life’s deep challenges, Hitaxi stands out as a symbol of unwavering strength and an unbreakable spirit. Her journey, from a burn survivor with 72% of her body scarred to a master’s degree candidate at Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, is a powerful example of how determination and […]

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December 6, 2023

Building Traditions: ABF’s Annual Holiday Parties Light Up Phoenix and Tucson

    ABF was thrilled to host our annual Holiday Parties last weekend in Phoenix and Tucson! 287 people joined us for a night of food, crafts, photos, and fun. It was a spectacular evening for our community to kick off the holiday season while connecting with families and other survivors. We loved seeing everyone […]

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December 6, 2023

Celebrating Success: 2023 Smoke Alarm Walks Wrap-Up

Our 2023 community smoke alarm walks are all wrapped up! Thanks to our amazing volunteers and community partners, we hosted a total of 19 walks and installed 2,409 smoke alarms in 978 homes. Next year’s smoke alarm walks are already being scheduled; so keep an eye out for a walk near you! We can’t do […]

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December 5, 2023

Glenn’s Raise Your Bar Campaign: $40k Raised, 2122 Pull-Ups Conquered in 12-Hour Feat

In the intersection of fitness and philanthropy, Glenn, a burn survivor, emerges as an inspiring force, showcasing the extraordinary impact of one person’s commitment to a cause. Recently completing his “Raise Your Bar” campaign, Glenn conquered an astonishing 2122 pull-ups in 12 hours, raising an impressive $40,000 for the Arizona Burn Foundation. Let’s explore the […]

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