Blog: General

Protector Solar y Gorras y Camisas…

Posted August 2, 2023 in General

¡Durante esta divertida actividad, hablará con sus hijos sobre lo que necesita para estar seguro bajo el sol! Materiales necesitados: • Libros para colorear  • Materiales de arte (crayones, marcadores, calcomanías, purpurina, etc.) Pasos para realizar la Actividad: Pregúntele a su hijo qué necesita la persona para estar segura afuera bajo el sol. (Bloqueador solar, […]


Seguridad de Verano

Posted August 2, 2023 in General

Diversión de verano… ¡Con seguridad! Los días cálidos de verano están sobre nosotros y puede ser maravilloso para nuestros hijos pasar tiempo al aire libre al aire libre. ¡También es importante asegurarse de que estén disfrutando de su tiempo al aire libre de manera segura! Aquí hay algunos consejos simples para mantener a su familia […]


Sunscreen and Hats and Shirts…OH MY!

Posted July 18, 2023 in General

During this fun activity, you will talk with your children about what you need to be safe in the sun! Materials Needed: • Coloring page  • Art supplies (crayons, markers, stickers, glitter, etc.) Steps to do the Activity: Ask your child what the person needs to be safe outside in the sun. (Sunscreen, hat, shirt). […]


Resilience in the Face of Adversity: Christina’s Story

Posted June 28, 2023 in General

Motherhood is an extraordinary journey filled with love, joy, and immense challenges. For Christina, a long-time donor, supporter, and volunteer for Burn Prevention Network and Camp Susquehanna, the path of motherhood took an unexpected turn when her daughter Lyla suffered a scald injury at the age of two. This unfortunate incident occurred just eight days […]


Prioritizing Trauma-Informed Care

Posted January 17, 2023 in General

Burn Prevention Network is committed to empowering burn survivors and their families. In that, we are passionate about prioritizing trauma-informed care when working with those affected by burn injuries, as the trauma they experience is more than skin-deep. To strengthen our leadership and board members’ knowledge, understanding, and skills in relation to trauma-informed care, Burn […]


Board Member Spotlight: David Schmid

Posted November 3, 2022 in General

David M. Schmid, one of Burn Prevention Network’s most recent additions to its Board of Directors, joined the board in August 2022. An expert civil trial attorney certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, David is a member of his firm’s Accident & Personal Injury practice specializing in severe burns, among other forms of […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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, […]