1 week ago
Everyone always thinks, “a burn will never happen to me,” until it does. And burn injuries can happen to anyone - young, old, rich, poor - they don’t discriminate.
Today we bring you the story of Kala Warden Fillmann who was burned a few years ago doing something she did (and does) every day. She was helped by the staff at MedStar and the Foundation and wants to share her story and encourage you to support the Foundation by joining us at the Night at the Market Gala on Saturday, May 18: bit.ly/NightattheMarket ... See MoreSee Less
2 weeks ago
Yesterday two members of the burn team who have played a key role in making The Burn Center MedStar Washington Hospital Center
what it is today received leadership awards at the 51st annual American Burn Association meeting in Las Vegas. Dr Marion Jordan was awarded the John A Moncrief Award and Katie Hollowed was awarded the Curtis P. Artz Award.
These awards are life time achievement awards for members of the ABA who have dedicated their life to the field of burn care and prevention. Dr Jordan’s son Harvey and his daughter Holly accepted the award on behalf of their father. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to the brothers of GW PIKE and all the participants during its philanthropy - PIKE Fireman’s Challenge Week. Once again, The George Washington University’s Pi Kappa Alpha has raised approximately $10K to support the Foundation! This has been a long standing partnership and we are so proud to work together!
If you'd like to donate to their efforts, please visit: www.mightycause.com/story/Pikefc2019 ... See MoreSee Less
LAST CHANCE! Night at the Market tickets go up tomorrow, April 1. Get your $100 tickets today: bit.ly/NightattheMarket ... See MoreSee Less
Don't miss out! Our $100 early bird rate for our Night at the Market Gala ends March 31st. Purchase your tickets today! ... See MoreSee Less
4 weeks ago
Packed house at Bowlero today for our annual bowling tournament and fundraiser. Each year we raise around $10,000 to support burn survivor programs and education. Thank you to all who came out! ... See MoreSee Less
Looks really fun
Over the weekend, burn survivors and members of the Foundation, took a chilly but fun hike on the C&O Canal in Great Falls, MD. The Foundation and local survivors periodically go on outdoor adventures throughout the region to build on skills learned during therapy and healing. Trips go on all year round and include skiing, snowboarding, hiking, kayaking and more! #MotivationalMonday ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
It must be #MarchMadness because we decided to extend our early bird ticket prices for our awesome Night at the Market! You can purchase $100 tickets until the end of March. Purchase here: bit.ly/NightattheMarket ... See MoreSee Less
Did you catch us on WUSA 9's Get Up DC this morning with Annie Yu? We presented Children's National Medical Center with a $65,000 check to help fund the pediatric burn unit with equipment and educational tools for 2019.
We were joined by the DC Fire Hockey Team, who supports the Foundation all year long and contributed to this gift by money raised at its annual tourney. Learn more about the Hockey Team (and its upcoming tourney) at www.dcfirehockey.com ... See MoreSee Less