4 days ago
Join us Saturday, October 26th for the 8th Annual Road Rally benefiting the Arizona Burn Foundation, helping burn victims become burn survivors with emotional and financial support.
The rally kicks off at APEX Motorsports with breakfast and the ability to drive laps at the track. Drivers will then head out through Superior to Globe for lunch. Maps will be provided at registration.
If you are interested in participating in the Road Rally, visit azburn.org/8th-annual-road-rally/ to register!
Please contact Patrick Andler at 602-510-4815 with any event related questions or sponsorship inquiries. ... See MoreSee Less
6 days ago
Our Camp Courage Counselor and Camper of the Year left this morning for the IAFF International Burn Camp in Washington D.C.!
International Burn Camp is a weeklong camp held annually for burn survivors ages 13-15 and the counselors who volunteer their time to make a difference in the lives of he campers. We can’t wait to hear all about it from Jason and Sebastyan!
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7 days ago
We are up in Carefree kicking off the 1st Annual Adult Burn Survivor Retreat! An amazing group of survivors and loved ones are here for a weekend of growth, healing, and connection.
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The Arizona Burn Foundation Golf Classic is two weeks away and we are looking forward to a night of fun and fundraising at Topgolf Scottsdale! A huge thank you to our Title Sponsor, The Entrekin Law Firm, for their generous support of the event and our mission! ... See MoreSee Less
Don't forget that at any Dbacks game during the month of September, you can participate in the Milo & Moxie poster contest! Go to a game, pick up a poster, draw a picture about fire safety, and post it on social media with #miloandmoxie. We will award an Xbox One to the winning picture! ... See MoreSee Less
History of the Arizona Burn Foundation
Originally the Foundation for Burns and Trauma, the Arizona Burn Foundation was established in 1967 by two Maricopa County surgeons: Dr. MacDonald Wood and Dr. William Price along with attorney George F. Randolph. Their mission was two-fold: to assist in the development of a community-based burn center and to respond to the community’s desire for an organization that can receive and earmark donations for burn patient treatment, rehabilitation, and public education. Although not directly affiliated with any hospital, the Foundation initially existed as a support organization for what would become the Arizona Burn Center at Maricopa Medical Center.
- March 1967 – Founded
- August 1991 – Inaugural Arizona Children’s Burn Camp
- January 1996 – First McDonald Wood Scholarship Awarded
- June 1997 – Tucson Satellite office opens at TFD
- Fall 1995 – Hispanic Anti-Burn Task Force begins
- December 1999 – Inaugural Holiday Festival of Trees Event at Wrigley Mansion
- March 2001 – Forever Courage House opens
- December 2006 – Forever Courage House expands
- June 2007 – First smoke alarm walk in Tempe
- July 2008 – Mrs. HotPots introduced at Sunrise Preschool #135 in Phoenix
- March 2015 – Moved to 1432 N. 7th Street
Dr. McDonald Wood
Dr. Wood co-founded the Arizona Burn Center in addition to the Foundation, and brought burn care to the Southwest. His leadership serves as an example and every year several young burn survivors receive a scholarship in his name.
Dr. William Price
As a surgical resident, Dr. Price was so moved by the suffering of a child with extensive burns that he helped found what are known today as the Arizona Burn Center and the Arizona Burn Foundation.
George “Fritz” Randolph
As a founder of the Arizona Burn Foundation, Fritz Randolph played a critical role building the organization to serve burn survivors. After many years of service to the Foundation, he was honored with the title of “Life Director Emeritus”.