Burn Community Blog

The Phoenix Society is a community of burn survivors, their loved ones, health professionals, and firefighters. We work together to ensure that no one feels alone as they get back to life after a burn injury. Follow our blog for stories and resources by the burn community, for the burn community.

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The 2019 Edge Servant Leadership Award Goes to Richard Casias

Apr 10, 2019

The 2019 Edge Servant Leadership Award recognizes Richard Casias for his service to Phoenix Society and the burn community as a whole.

Ready, Set … Go Fundraise!

Apr 8, 2019

Join Team Phoenix by fundraising while working out!

Meet the 2019 Phoenix Fellows!

Mar 28, 2019

Meet Phoenix Society's five fellows! Learn more about each fellow and why they joined the organization.

Why Volunteer

Regardless of why you volunteer, giving back to the burn community is a great way to help others get back to living.

Cordelia and Kevin’s Happy Ending: Living Their Vows Together

Feb 13, 2019

Read about Cordelia and Kevin's journey through a burn injury.

Preventing Scald Burns

 
Feb 1, 2019

National Burn Awareness Week is a perfect time to bring additional awareness to the lifelong healing after a burn injury by educating the community on scald burns and household prevention tactics.

Why Choose Phoenix Society’s Fellowship Program

 
Jan 18, 2019

Learn more about Phoenix Society's 2018 Fellows and our 2019 Fellowship program.

7 Reasons to Support Phoenix Society

This #GivingTuesday, make a donation to Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors. Your gift will support resources, tools, and programs for anyone impacted by a burn injury.

5 Reasons to Attend Phoenix World Burn Congress

Jul 26, 2018

Hosted by Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Phoenix World Burn Congress is the world's largest gathering of the burn survivors and their loved ones, connecting attendees with support, resources, and each other.

More Than Hangers You Can’t Use

Jul 10, 2018

Fire sprinklers play an important role in protecting college students.

Quality Burn Care in Jeopardy In the U.S.

Jul 9, 2018

Amy Acton discusses burn care in the United States.

Do Not Ever Doubt

Jul 2, 2018

Phoenix Advocate and burn survivor Pam Elliott shares her experience representing Phoenix Society at the NFFF "Everyone Goes Home" Advocacy Workshop.

Home Fire Sprinkler Day

May 17, 2018

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) initiated the first Home Fire Sprinkler Day, which takes place on May 19. These two organizations started a Home Fire Sprinkler Day initiate with the goal to address North America’s home fire problem as well as spread awareness of fire sprinklers life-saving ability.

A Survivor

I was 14 and thought I was invincible. On May 14, 1988, I found out I wasn’t. In a heartbeat, I went from a tired, but happy teenager who had spent the day at an amusement park with my friend, Emillie’s church youth group, to a terrified child trying to escape from a raging inferno.

It’s National Nurses Week!

May 8, 2018

National Nurses Week provides us the opportunity to thank and recognize all of the nurses across the world who work tirelessly to better our lives. At the Phoenix Society, we want to take this week to especially acknowledge the incredible nurses that are a part of the burn survivor community. In honor of National Nurses Week, we would like to spotlight two of the many wonderful nurses who work with us.

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