Category: survivor

May 10, 2024

Camp Connection: A Powerful Weekend of Healing and Hope

 This past weekend, we at the Arizona Burn Foundation had the honor of hosting our annual Camp Connection event, bringing together burn survivors and their significant others for a powerful couple of days focused on healing, support, and connection. Among the participants were Mia and her husband AJ, still navigating life after Mia suffered burn […]

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May 2, 2024

Thriving – Camp Connections 2024

  This weekend, we have Camp Connection in Tucson, Arizona – our camp for burn survivors and their significant others! Couples will have the opportunity to connect with others and will experience group sessions on the topics of the Healing Process, Coping, Approaching Difficult Conversations, Communication Styles, and Rehearsing Your Response. They’ll also have a […]

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May 2, 2024

Join Us in Empowering Young Minds with Fire Safety!

We’ve just concluded our Spring session of Milo & Moxie classes in partnership with the Cartwright School District, under the auspices of our collaboration with the Phoenix Fire Department. Over the next three years, we’ll be guiding the same group of students through the Milo & Moxie curriculum each semester, meticulously tracking their progress in […]

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April 4, 2024

Join us at Camp Courage 2024 – Olympics: Go for Gold!

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with camaraderie, adventure, and the spirit of champions? Arizona Burn Foundation invites burn survivors aged 6-19 to join us for an extraordinary experience at Camp Courage 2024 in Prescott, Arizona. Best of all, there’s no cost to you or your family! Camp Courage: A Place […]

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March 7, 2024

Navigating Resilience: Camp Thrive’s Journey to Southern Arizona

In February, the Arizona Burn Foundation brought the spirit of resilience to Oracle, Arizona, hosting Camp Thrive for burn survivors ages 18-25! This marked the first time our camp ventured into Southern Arizona, and it was met with enthusiasm as 10 inspiring young adults surivovrs participated. Throughout the weekend, Camp Thrive provided a nurturing environment […]

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February 2, 2024

Camp Nurture – Nurturing Young Burn Survivors and Their Families

In January, the Arizona Burn Foundation held their first camp of the year, Camp Nurture, for burn survivors aged 0-6. This long weekend welcomed two families who had never been to an ABF camp before, and they were both from Southern Arizona! These families were able to connect with each other and participate in panel […]

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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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December 7, 2023


“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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October 25, 2023

Overcoming Adversity: Bob’s Triumph in Returning to Two Wheels

When adversity strikes and life takes an unexpected turn, the road to recovery can be a challenging journey. In this inspiring blog post, we hear from Bob, a former naval officer and naval aviator, about his remarkable experience of riding his motorcycle again for the first time since a life-changing incident. Bob’s story is a […]

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