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Be a BFF this #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday began in 2012 as a global generosity campaign to encourage people to give back to their communities. Each year, Giving Tuesday takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, we ask you to donate to the Burn Foundation of America to support the healing power of family. The

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BFA Ambassador Christopher Grubisa shares his story

In 2017, the last thing Christopher Grubisa expected to happen was to end up in the Hospital for 7 months, 3 1/2 half of those were at the Joseph M Still Burn Center, ultimately having all four limbs amputated (quadruple amputee) and requiring many reconstructive surgeries. Christopher had contracted a


FDNY Lt. Serge Burack remembers 9/11

The morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, New York City Fire Lieutenant Serge Burack had just dropped his kids off at school and was in the middle of a 72-hour break from his work with Engine 234 in Brooklyn when the first plane hit the Twin Towers. That afternoon, Lt.

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The Chavis House and the Rholetter Family

Since its dedication in 2002, the Jeffrey Vaden Chavis House has been a home-away-from-home for thousands of families while their loved ones underwent treatment at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center in Augusta, GA. Some of these families stayed for just one night, some for a week, and still others