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The Burn Prevention Network Awarded $27,500 for Prevention Education and Survivor Support

Posted August 24, 2021 in Featured Partner, General, Prevention

The Fleming Foundation, Zionsville, PA, has announced that a grant totaling $27,500 has been awarded to The Burn Prevention Network in support of two separate programs, Camp Susquehanna and Home Safe Home. Camp Susquehanna was allocated $12,500 of the funds to support a growing number of campers expected as a result of the program’s expansion. […]

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Posted July 20, 2021 in General

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3 Summer Burn Risks That Are Easy to Forget

Posted July 15, 2021 in General, Prevention

When you hear the term “summer burn prevention,” you probably think of sunscreen, beach umbrellas, and sun hats. While these items are essential for protecting yourself from harmful UVB rays, sunburns aren’t the only way to get your skin scorched when it’s hot out. To ensure you and your loved ones steer clear of painful […]

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BPN Awarded $25,000 to Support Burn Survivors of All Ages

Posted July 8, 2021 in Camp, General, Prevention

The Burn Foundation, Upper Darby, PA,  announced that a grant totaling $25,000 has been awarded to The Burn Prevention Network to fund a growing number of campers expected to attend Camp Susquehanna in 2021. Camp Susquehanna is traditionally a five day sleep-away experience for children ages 7-17 who have survived a burn injury. Due to […]

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4 Essential Fire Safety Tips this Summer

Posted June 16, 2021 in General, Prevention

When you’re soaking up the sunshine with friends on a hot summer day, fire prevention is probably the last thing on your mind. But did you know that summer is actually one of the most dangerous seasons for fire-related injuries and deaths? Fortunately, you don’t have to cancel summertime fun to stay safe. There are […]

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Springfest 2021: Building Community, Creativity, and Confidence among Young Burn Survivors

Posted May 5, 2021 in Camp, General

In such an uncertain time, how does virtual camp engage and transform lives? On Tuesday, April 27th, campers and volunteers logged onto Zoom for another action-packed virtual camp experience, Springfest. Springfest is an initiative of our Camp Susquehanna program, which is a fun and safe environment for young burn survivors to make friends and memories […]

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Burn Prevention Network’s National Impact

Posted March 30, 2021 in General

On April 7 – 9, 2021, the American Burn Association (ABA) will conduct its 53rd Annual Meeting. Nearly 1500 burn care professionals, public safety educators and clinical researchers from North America and throughout the globe will participate. Among those in attendance include some of our very own incredible representatives from the Burn Prevention Network. Leaders […]

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Claude E. Kohl Jr., 1932-2021: A Life Worth Celebrating!

Posted March 17, 2021 in General, Prevention

Claude E. Kohl, Jr. is perhaps best remembered as a distinguished leader within the Allentown Fire Department, where he rose to the rank of Deputy Chief. His passion for preventing and containing fires, in addition to instructing fire sciences and suppression practices, defined his professional career. His meritorious service does not fully capture the essence […]

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Donor Spotlight: Fox & Roach Trident Charities

Posted March 2, 2021 in Camp, General

Thanks to the generosity of the Macungie branch of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, a tenant of Fox & Roach Trident Charities, we are able to continue our program delivery throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Their charitable contribution will not only improve lives, it will transform futures. Donor funds continue to allow us to support young […]

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Winterfest 2021: Friends, Fun, and…Pajamas?!

Posted February 25, 2021 in Camp, General, Prevention

If COVID-19 has taught us anything it has been the power of, and need for, connection. While many of us have struggled with this during the pandemic, this is a way of life for many burn survivors, especially children. Most do not know other burn survivors in their own communities, and children who attend Camp […]

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