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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
My name is Chris Allen and I have been a part of the Arizona Burn Foundation since 1990. I was intentionally burned at the age of 3 by a person who held me in a bath tub with scalding water. This caused 3rd degree burns to over 65% of my body. During the initial treatment, […]
Graciela Nobles is a burn survivor who is thriving. Here is the story of how Arizona Burn Foundation has impacted her life.
Burn survivor Kevin Baggiore stopped by the Arizona Burn Foundation to share his story with the Board of Directors. Kevin and his wife Laura were sponsored to go to the Phoenix Society’s World Burn Congress this past October. The Baggiore family also participated in our Adopt-a-Family program. Below is his story. “My name is Kevin […]
In 1990, at age 13, I sustained 2nd/3rd degree burns over 35% of my body while playing with fire/accelerants with friends. I spent 35 days in the Burn Unit at Maricopa Medical Center and spent the next couple of years dedicated to recovery. My physical hurdles were many, but the most testing challenge was trying […]