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Cori Rolón, Executive Director

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 […]

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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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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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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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