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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 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 5, 2023

CEO Corner December 2023

Happy Holidays!!   I hope everyone is enjoying the season of family, friends, gratitude, and overeating. (Maybe that last one is just me?) . This time of year, we feel that chill in the air, the sun setting at 5pm and waking up and mostly still dark skies. We also use this time of year […]

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November 2, 2023

CEO Corner November 2023

Hello everyone, As we enter the last part of 2023, yes time has flown by that quickly, we look to the opportunities of the cooler weather, the upcoming holiday seasons, and the excitement of all our upcoming events. We are fast approaching our 25th Annual Festival of Trees Gala. As the signature event for ABF […]

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September 1, 2023

CEO Corner September 2023

We all knew it and felt it but now it is official, this has been the hottest summer on record, locally and worldwide. Congratulations to all in Arizona that have been able to weather the storm. With this heat it has presented ABF with new challenges as well as compounding existing ones. The families being […]

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July 31, 2023

CEO Corner August 2023

Hello all of you hanging in there with this current heat wave. As residents of Arizona have all come to expect the summers to be hot. This year I think we can all agree that is really HOT! This heat has come to remind us of the importance of understanding what a contact burn can […]

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July 3, 2023

CEO Corner July 2023

The experience at Camp Courage never disappoints.  Young burn survivors that have faced a tremendous trauma and feel sometimes like they are all alone to fight what is ahead find a safe place to have fun again.  But also, during this week they can meet so many other children that are facing the same challenges.  […]

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May 31, 2023

CEO Corner June 2023

Each summer for the past 32 years we have hosted Camp Courage.  This camp has become one of our cornerstone programs to support our children ages 6-18 as they start to overcome the trauma of burn. This year we have over 50 burn survivors joining us once again and they will be able to enjoy […]

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May 2, 2023

CEO Corner May 2023

Spring sprung and decided to leave it up to summer to take it from here. As we welcomed the new blooms of spring at the beginning of April and rejoiced in what the rains had brought, we then transitioned quickly to what all Arizonians understand all too well, the oncoming heat. So now as we […]

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