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Getting Back to Camp: A Long-Awaited Return to Camp Susquehanna

Posted August 19, 2022 in Camp, Program

For 28 years, Burn Prevention Network’s (BPN) summer sleepaway camp, Camp Susquehanna, has helped young burn survivors ages seven to seventeen gain confidence, build relationships, and learn new life skills. Campers call the experience “life-changing” and with this year’s camp being the first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, campers and volunteers alike were […]

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Celebrate Safely PA! 2022

Posted August 19, 2022 in Program

In preparation for this year’s Fourth of July holiday, Burn Prevention Network launched a public safety campaign, Celebrate Safely, PA!. The campaign provided firework safety education to citizens across the state of Pennsylvania. With the number of firework-related injuries increasing each year throughout the state, this initiative, funded by the PA Department of Human Services, […]

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Getting to Know Cori Rolon

Posted March 23, 2022 in General

Do you have a nickname? Cori What’s the most interesting job you’ve ever had? Was Wendy for the Wendy Corporation Do you have any pets? Two cats – Shadow and Pumpkin Spice What’s your favorite childhood memory? Singing with my cousins. We toured as a singing act when I was little. What are your favorite […]

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Firefighter Focus: Derrick Sawyer

Posted February 16, 2022 in Featured Partner, General, Prevention

In celebration of Black History Month, Burn Prevention Network spoke with Board Member Derrick Sawyer, former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner and the first African American Fire Chief of the Upper Darby Township Fire Department. Becoming a firefighter was the last thing Derrick Sawyer thought he’d do when he got out of the Air Force in 2000. […]

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We have an Important Announcement for You….

Posted February 15, 2022 in General

Dear Supporters, Colleagues, Family and Friends:   With every ending, therein lies a new beginning; this sentiment could not be more fitting as we announce that B. Daniel Dillard, the founding Executive Director/CEO of the non-profit organization, Burn Prevention Network (BPN), will retire on April 30, 2022, after serving in this position for over 36 […]

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Mark Wendling, MD: Physician, Executive Director, and Servant Leader

Posted January 19, 2022 in General, Prevention

Mark Wendling is the kind of primary care physician all patients hope to find. It is no wonder that those who seek his care and counsel do so for much of their life! Dr. Wendling has practiced family care medicine in the Lehigh Valley for approximately 25 years. In addition, for the past six years, […]

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Protected: VIRTUAL EDUCATION FOR GRADES 1-8

Posted November 10, 2021 in General

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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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Protected: CS2021 Session Videos

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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