Category: survivor

January 20, 2021

Adopt-a-Family

Adopt-a-Family Over this last holiday season ABF paired 23 families with sponsors for our annual Adopt-a-Family program. Here is what a few of the families had to say about their experience: The Ray Family: We would like to thank you for adopting our family and making this Christmas extra special for all of us. The […]

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January 20, 2021

Like a Phoenix Rising from the Ashes

As legend goes, the mythical creature the Phoenix resurrects from the flames and ashes after undue trauma, and so rises even more beautiful than before.  Such is often the case of people that have faced immense trauma and hardship in life, and learned to face it, shift into their healing needs, and rise above their […]

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December 17, 2020

Connor

Connor and Christina were married in March of 2020, right around the time that COVID restrictions were limiting large gatherings, cancelling events, and changing plans. Aspects of their wedding day and future honeymoon plans had to be changed and re-assessed but the love between Connor and Christina never wavered. Their lives were changed a few […]

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November 17, 2020

Making a Difference

The little things that happen in supportive care make a big impact for future rebuilding.  Peter was injured a year ago, he spent months in the hospital and in a nursing facility to help him learn to walk again. His recovery was complicated and being separated from his family was difficult. He was overwhelmed, frustrated, […]

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October 15, 2020

Claire

Claire was burned just a few days before the end of 2019 and spent the first few months of the New Year in the hospital, recovering from her injuries. During her time in-patient, Claire took advantage of all the support she was offered. She processed through her feelings about her injury with the hospital psychologist, […]

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June 17, 2020

Camp Courage 2020

Thrive. Camp Courage 2020 Earlier this month we held Virtual Camp Courage 2020 and it was a great success! Campers participated in virtual music therapy, expressive arts, and even a game day with a special visit from Captain America and Spiderman. We are looking forward to hosting a virtual movie night and a virtual dance […]

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June 17, 2020

June Survivor Update

Survivor Update Burn healing amidst the current pandemic has looked a lot different for many of our burn survivors. Loss of visitors, increased protocols and procedures in hospitals and rehabilitation and follow ups, and high emotions all around have been quite common. In times such as these, working as a community of support to meet the […]

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June 17, 2020

New Therapies

Survive. Virtual Music and Expressive Art Therapy Arizona Burn Foundation is excited to announce the start of our virtual music therapy and virtual expressive arts classes! A certified music therapist guides participants though music based activities that encourage self-expression through sound and dance. In the expressive arts class, participants engage in various creative activities that […]

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January 24, 2019

Adopt-a-Family 2018

For many families, the first holiday season after a burn injury can be challenging. Through our Adopt-a-Family program with the support of our amazing sponsors, we are able to provide a bright moment during the holiday season for families. Below is a letter sent from one of the families adopted this past December highlighting what […]

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January 7, 2019

Isabella’s Story

Isabella McCune’s story is one of bravery and strength in the face of tragedy and setbacks. Her resiliency will inspire you. Hear her story here:

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