The Alan & Delwyn Breslau Award is the highest distinction The Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors can bestow. This award honors a Society member who has, through a collaborative spirit, significantly enhanced the ability of the Society to fulfill its mission of peer support, education and advocacy. By virtue of their character, integrity and the service they provide to those impacted by a burn injury this person has enhanced the burn community at large. The inaugural award was awarded at WBC 2002 to Alan & Delwyn Breslau.
Janet Harman has a long history of supporting the Society. For over 30 years she has worked side by side with Alan Breslau and others to assure that the programs and services of the society are available to those impacted by a burn injury. She has served the organization as she continually steps up to support the cause with both her volunteer time and resources.
The Joe Hickey Fire Service award honors a firefighter or firefighter burn foundation who provides assistance to burn survivors, demonstrates a commitment to improve burn care through all phases of recovery, and works to carry on the mission of the Society and the local burn community. The award recipient must follow the late firefighter Joe Hickey's philosophy of placing the wellbeing of burn survivors above all, as his or her top priority.