Message From Our CEO

Dear Friends of ABF,

We at the Arizona Burn Foundation have navigated the first half of 2020, like the rest of the world, having to look at how we are able to continue our mission and make an impact in our communities in an all new way. We have created an online series titled, "Continuing the Mission" that can be found on YouTube as well as our Facebook feed, in this 6-part series you will find we have found ways to keep our community engaged. Going virtual requires more than just a pivot it requires re-imagining how we can deliver our mission.

For ABF to be able to create the place for healing we look to the community for that support. As a "Friend of ABF" you will become a part of our burn community at a time when we need you most. As we have heard from our survivors, "ABF is a place to find healing and support", will you join us in that healing?

Please make a gift so that we can continue to provide burn prevention education and give more burn survivors the experience of growing in their healing process. Your donation will make an impact today!

Thank you for considering supporting the Arizona Burn Foundation.

Sincerely,
Rex Signture
Rex Albright

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Friends of ABF

Be a Hero to ABF! As a member of the Arizona Burn Foundation Friends Society, your generous monthly donation can deliver the many resources and services that burn survivors rely upon.


Here's how much your monthly gift matters to our retreat programs:

$10 a month

provides a journal, pen and mindfulness cards to help adult burn survivors learn new techniques in self care and coping

$20 a month

provides a connection between burn survivors and burn care professionals to answer medical, emotional and physical support questions

$30 a month

provides life changing healing opportunities and a space to process through difficult emotions with a sense of community support

$50 a month

provides PTSD support groups, music therapy, meditation, yoga, and expressive arts as healing alternatives

$100 a month

provides one child, young adult or adult burn survivor an opportunity to attend our retreat programs


Friends of ABF honors our loyal funders and passionate advocates who make monthly contributions twelves times per year. They are recognized on our video donation wall, in our annual report, and on our ABF website. Whether you sign up for a recurring gift of $10 or $100, you’ll know that your each month you are making an impact on burn prevention and healing in the burn community because of your generosity!

We're here if you have any questions! For more information on Friends of ABF, please contact Catherine Vitek, Development Manager, at [email protected] or 602.230.2041.

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ABF Giving Societies

The following Giving Societies are created to express our gratitude for your support and commitment to ABF.

Friend's Circle $1,000- $2,500

• Recognition in ABF Annual Report
• Subscription to donor newsletter
• Exclusive invitation to special series and events

Companion's Circle $2,500-$4,999

All of the above plus:

• Listing on ABF website Donor Page
• Strategic highlight in one monthly e-blast and social media
• Stationery featuring burn survivor artwork

Camper Courage Circle $5,000- $9,999

All of the above plus:

• Donor recognition luncheon
• VIP experience during Sponsor Day at Camp Courage
• Recognition in our Arizona Burn Foundation lobby
• Two tickets to our annual holiday gala

President's Circle $10,000 - $24,999

All of the above plus:

• Program Sponsorship Opportunity (to be determined in conjunction with ABF staff)
• Table at Festival of Trees gala
• Donor Appreciation Dinner

Founders Circle $25,000 and Above

All of the Above plus:

• In-Home Chef Experience with special guest speaker
• Night of Benefit at Festival of Trees Gala (to be determined in conjunction with ABF staff)
• Acknowledgment as member of the Founder's Circle on all promotional materials. We're here if you have any questions!

For more information on Giving Societies, please contact Catherine Vitek, Development Manager, at [email protected] or 602.230.2041.

Protect what matters most, now and always

With so much uncertainty at the moment, our work is of vital importance. And while you may be unsure of a way to support ABF given this crisis, creating a planned gift in your will or trust is a powerful way to make a lasting impact and legacy with us that won't cost you anything today.

Leave a Legacy to Arizona Burn Foundation

Legacy gifts are important to our future planning. We would love to talk with you about making the mission of Arizona Burn Foundation part of your legacy. You may choose to make Arizona Burn Foundation a beneficiary in a:

Will or living trust
Charitable Remainder Trust or Charitable Lead Trust
Retirement Plan
Life Insurance Policy

Laurel Society Benefits

In recognition of your support, Laurel Society members are recognized in our Annual Report and are invited to an annual benefit luncheon each year to exclusively celebrate and honor your commitment to leaving a lasting legacy to the Arizona Burn Foundation.

How To Join The League

To begin, contact your attorney and ask for the Arizona Burn Foundation to be included in your Will or Trust.

We're here if you have any questions! For more information about The Laurel Society please contact Catherine Vitek, Development Manager, at [email protected] or 602.230.2041.

Double Your Gift, Double Your Impact!

You can double or triple the impact of your donation with a matching gift!

Did you know many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage philanthropy among their employees? And some companies with even match to spouses and retirees? By simple finding the matching gift form for your employer, you may be able to double or even triple the impact of your gift!

Please mail completed forms to:

Arizona Burn Foundation
1432 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85006

We would be honored if you chose Arizona Burn Foundation as the recipient of your workplace contributions. The more you donate, the greater your impact will be, due to your employer’s match. For United Way employee giving campaigns, specify the organization code 190199.

We're here if you have any questions! For more information on Matching Gifts, please contact Catherine Vitek, Development Manager, at [email protected] or 602.230.2041.

Corporate Partnerships




We are pleased to acknowledge the following corporations, foundations and government agencies that support the Arizona Burn Foundation's mission improve the quality of life for burn survivors and their families in Arizona, while promoting burn prevention and fire safety advocacy and education.



On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and burn survivors thank you for your support of the Arizona Burn Foundation!

Chairman's Council ($50,000 and above)

BHHS Legacy Foundation
BrewerWood Law
Cunningham Law Firm
Forever Living Products International, LLC.

ABF Visionary ($25,000 - $49,999)

Fiesta Events, Inc.
Gila River Indian Community
MDK Law
Norton Foundation
Norton Family Trust
Phillips Law Group
Robert D. Fisher Foundation, Inc.
Sturgeon Electric
Thunderbird Charities
The Kemper And Ethel Marley Foundation

ABF Community Supporter ($15,000 - $24,999)

Prescott Firefighters Charities, Inc.
Valleywise Health
Willis Towers Watson Company

ABF Executive Council ($10,000 - $14,999)

District Medical Group, Inc
Encompass Health
Exhale
FEMA
FOE #4299 Auxiliary
FOE #4299
Halle Family Foundation
Niagara Cares
ON Semiconductor
Phoenix Harley Owners Group Charities
Sacremento Metropolitan Fire District Finance API
Scottsdale Active 20/30 Foundation
The Arizona Republic
The Walter Hive

ABF Community Supporter ($5,000- $9,999)

Andler & Associates
Arizona Chapter Of American Fire Sprinkler Association
Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation
Arizona Lottery
Avita Medical
Banner University Medical Center Tucson
BeachFleischman
Beus Gilbert PLLC
BMO Harris Bank
City of Peoria
CoBiz Cares Foundation
Dr Scholl Foundation
Elevate Health Sciences
Executive Council Charities
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
FOE #3871
Hanger Prosthetics And Orthotics
Hunter-Jelks Fund
Kercsmar And Feltus PLLC
LeBaron And Carroll
Merrill Lynch
O.C. Tanner
Salt River Project
Scottsdale Health Rehab Hospital
Stauber USA
Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise
Yardi Systems, Inc.

Executive Council ($1,000 - $4,999)

American Legion Riders Post 78
Ameriprise Financial
AmTrust North America, Inc.
Arizona Fire And Burn Educators Association
Arizona Fire And Medical Authority Firefighter Cha
Bank Of America/Merrill Lynch
BioConcepts
Cardinal Charities
Central Arizona Correctional Facility
City of Avondale
DMB Mesa Proving Grounds LLC
DWL Architects
East Valley Firefighter Charities Foundation, Inc.
Ellie & Les Hayt Family Foundation
Fraternal Order Of Eagles #3850
IBEW, Local Union 769
John F Long Foundation
Mercer Health & Benefits LLC
Next Sphere
Otter Tail Corporate Foundation
Peoria Diamond Club
Phoenix Suns Charities
Pongratz Orthotics & Prosthetics
SAC Wireless
Scottsdale Charros
Sedona-Verde Valley Firefighter Charities
Subway Kids And Sports Of Arizona
Surprise Firefighter Charities
The Ellie & Les Hayt Family Foundation
The GEO Group, Inc Central AZ Correctional Facilit
The Great Ape Gym
The Ramiro G Peru Charitable Fund
United Healthcare Services, Inc
Valley Women's Firefighter Society
Yavapai AZ Chapter

Your corporate partnership impacts burn prevention education and the lives of burn survivors across Arizona. Our programs and services depend on our corporate partners like YOU!

We're here if you have any questions! For more information on Corporate Partnerships, please contact Catherine Vitek at [email protected] or 602-230-2041 ext. 109

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More Ways to Engage with ABF

Amazon Smile:

If you are shopping from Amazon, please consider adding Arizona Burn Foundation as an Amazon Smile partner. It costs nothing to you and is an ongoing help to the Arizona Burn Foundation. Click Here to sign in to Amazon Smile.

Arizona Chartable Tax Credit

Arizona residents may claim a donation of up to $800 per family or $400 for individuals to receive the Charitable Tax Credit. The deadline for making your donation is April 15th. It does not compete with school tax credits. Please consult with your tax advisor for more information.

CARES Act

The CARES Act allows for a $300 above-the-line deduction for cash charitable contributions made to 501(c)(3) organizations for taxpayers who take the standard deduction. Please consult with your tax advisor for more information on how these credit may apply to you.

Follow Us on Social Media

Keep tabs on all that we are up to by following us on social media. It's the easiest way you can see the difference we're all making together in real-time. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

Fundraise with Your Whole Family

Create your own fundraising story to raise money for ABF. Your kids can help you personalize your story by posting photos and videos about why you're supporting us. Next, share it with friends and family.

Host a Fundraiser

The Arizona Burn Foundation (ABF) is pleased and honored to be selected as the beneficiary of financial support from special fundraising programs, events or projects by generous individuals, groups and civic organizations. Contact us via email at [email protected] to request burn prevention materials or to invite an ABF representative to attend your event.

Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD)

Are you 70.5 or older? Do you have a traditional IRA? If you answered yes to both questions, there's a smarter way for you to give and save on your tax bill: make a gift to Arizona Burn Foundation directly from your IRA, known as a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) and give a powerful gift to support burn prevention education and burn survivors!

Save the Date

We're continuing our Festival of Trees gala " with a twist". We'd love for you to join us on December 5th!

Thank you, as always, for your continued support of the Arizona Burn Foundation. We wish you and your loved ones safety, comfort, and all our best as we face the months ahead together as a community!