Category: Volunteers

May 10, 2024

Safety Heroes in the Making with Milo & Moxie

The Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) is excited to announce the completion of the first year of a three-year partnership with the Cartwright School District and the Phoenix Fire Department. This innovative program brings vital fire safety and burn prevention education directly into first grade classrooms. Over the past school year, ABF staff members, Phoenix firefighters, […]

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April 4, 2024

Creating a Safer Arizona for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

At the Arizona Burn Foundation, our mission to create safer communities extends far beyond just statistics and numbers. It’s about making a tangible difference in the lives of our neighbors, fostering a sense of security and peace of mind for all residents, regardless of their abilities. Thanks to the incredible support of our community, volunteers, […]

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March 7, 2024

Join Us for a Special Deaf & Hard of Hearing Smoke Alarm Installation Event in Surprise!

We have seen quite a success in our smoke alarm walks so far this Spring, and have installed over 800 Smoke Alarms! On Thursday, March 14th, we will be doing a special Deaf & Hard of Hearing smoke alarm system installation event in Surprise, and would love to have you join us to install what […]

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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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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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September 1, 2023

Kicking Off the Fall Smoke Alarm Walk Season

Working Smoke Alarms save lives! Smoke Alarm Walk season kicks off in Prescott Valley this year on September 9th! This is our first time hosting a Smoke Alarm Walk here, and we are so excited to partner with a new fire department in preventing home fires. We are aiming to visit 200 homes in the […]

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July 31, 2023

Upcoming Milo & Moxie Events

With the school year underway, our Milo & Moxie: Smart Safety Ranger program is ramping up, too, and we have some exciting volunteer opportunities for the burn community to get involved! Below are two events for volunteers to help educate children in fire safety burn prevention. Training is provided! Milo & Moxie First Friday Phoenix […]

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May 31, 2023

Timber Mesa & Show Low Walk

The Timber Mesa/Show Low Community Smoke Alarm Walk on May 20th officially closed out the Spring smoke alarm walk season. We are forever grateful to the volunteers, firefighters, and community members who invested time into protecting communities across Arizona through smoke alarm installations. This Spring alone, we were able to install 1,564 smoke alarms in […]

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May 2, 2023

Volunteer Impact

As we celebrated Volunteer Appreciation Month last month, we were astounded with the incredible impact our team of Fire and Burn Prevention volunteers have made this year so far! In this fiscal year alone, 560 ABF volunteers have already educated 129,977 children with Milo and Moxie education materials, installed 2,106 smoke alarms along with 53 […]

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March 21, 2023

“My Camp Family”

Jeff has been involved with the Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) for over 16 years throughout his career as a firefighter. He had a desire to volunteer at a camp, having grown up attending a summer camp in California, but he couldn’t make the trip back and forth from his childhood camp. His Captain heard his […]

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