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.

Motorola Solutions Grant Supports Expanded Fire Service Programming

We are proud to announce we received a $25,000 grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, which will allow us to present a programming track for burn-injured fire service members and their family members at Phoenix World Burn Congress.

Coming Full Circle at Phoenix SOAR Training

"I knew the training and the connections would push me to continue to heal and grow. I had no idea how moving the experience would be." Alicia Assad, mother of a burn survivor, describes her experience at Phoenix SOAR Peer Support Volunteer Training.

No One Should Face Burn Recovery Alone: Oscar’s Video Testimonial

Captain Oscar Barrera was a long-time firefighter; after struggling through burn recovery alone, he came to realize that he needed help.

Sharing Strength after Surviving a Tragedy: Danielle’s Story

Jun 29, 2015

After surviving a burn to her leg on the job as a firefighter, Danielle is pursuing training as a Phoenix SOAR peer supporter in order to help others.

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