This coming October the Firefighters Burn Institute will be providing scholarships to approximately twenty burn survivors and their family members to attend the Phoenix Society’s World Burn Congress (WBC) in Indianapolis, IN. Over one-thousand burn survivors from all over the world attend this international conference. What takes place at this conference is nothing short of magical.
During this annual meeting burn survivors come together to offer support, increase their knowledge of burn recovery, and share inspiring stories. For many burn survivors, it is their first opportunity to connect with others on the journey of burn recovery. Burn survivors and their families not only learn how to cope with their physical and emotional scars but more importantly they get to interact with their peers. The healing that takes place during this conference is unparalleled.
The Firefighters Burn Institute is fortunate that with the support from our donors and community we are allowed the opportunity to send so many burn survivors to this meaningful conference. Believe me when I say, this is one of the most beneficial things we do as a charity. The support these conference attendees receive is truly life changing.
Thank you for your continued generosity and support. We couldn’t continue to do the work we do without you!
Executive Director, Firefighters Burn Institute
Retired Captain, Sacramento Fire Department