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Cliff Haskell Perpetual Scholarship 2020

In 2005, the Firefighters Burn Institute started a scholarship program for burn survivors who have participated in programs, events and/or services offered by the Firefighters Burn Institute and who were treated as an inpatient at a medical burn facility for twenty-four hours or more.

Up to four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded each year to burn survivors.  Applicants must be pre-enrolled and accepted for full-time attendance to a college, university, trade school, or technical school before any money is distributed.  Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA throughout the school year.  This scholarship may be awarded to an applicant a maximum of twice.

The following items must be submitted for your scholarship request to be considered.

  1. Completed Cliff Haskell Perpetual Scholarship application
  2. Official high school transcript/GED, including credits and GPA OR official college, university, trade/technical school transcripts and GPA.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from any the following: camp directors or counselors, high school or college counselors, teachers, professors, principals, employers, and other program leaders.
  4. An essay (minimum of 500 words) addressing how being a burn survivor has changed your life and how the scholarship will help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must have:

  • Completed high school or received a GED or be in his/her high school senior year at the time of application.
  • Applied to or been accepted to an accredited college, university, trade/technical school on a full-time basis or be a full-time student at an accredited college, university, trade/technical school and be enrolled for the 2020 Fall Term. We will verify each recipient’s college or trade school enrollment prior to disbursement of scholarship funds.

Application Deadline

Applications must be postmarked by July 1st, 2020.

Mail Completed Application Package to:

Firefighters Burn Institute

Attn:  Scholarship Committee
3101 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95820

Virtual Firefighters Kids Camp

Firefighters Kids Camp has gone virtual for 2020! Updated application deadline extended to Friday, June 26, 2020.

Camp Dates:

July 13 – 17, 2020

Via Zoom Video Platform

Firefighters Kids Camp is a program held annually to benefit young burn survivors ages six (and have completed the 1st grade) to seventeen.

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Virtual BurnNet Survivors Meeting

The BurnNet Survivor Meeting is a monthly meeting where survivors and survivors of necrotizing fasciitis, families and significant others discuss issues and raise questions related to their injury.

Upcoming Support Group Meetings
7:30 to 9 p.m., first Thursday of every month
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Thursday, July 2, 2020

To sign up for virtual BurnNet Survivors Meetings, please follow the link and complete the online form here: https://forms.gle/jRoCLnyWkcK6kTAfA

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Mardi Gras Crab Feed & Cajun Boil

Saturday, March 2, 2019
5:30 PM – 10:30 PM PST

SAVE THE DATE for the annual Mardi Gras Crab Feed hosted by the Firefighters Burn Institute in partnership with the Sacramento Fire Reserves Association! We’re bringing Mardi Gras to you with festive decorations, all you can eat Cajun boil and crab dinner, live DJ and dancing. See you there!

  • Early Bird Tickets are available NOW. Make sure to take advantage of our EARLY BIRD SPECIAL and get your event tickets for only $55/ person (more details to come)
  • Everything will be included in single ticket price with exception to our no host bar.

Things To Know:

  • All sales will be FINAL
  • Outside containers and alcohol will not be permitted to the event
  • If you would like to sit with a certain group or if you have any specific requests, please email lisa@ffburn.org. Seating arrangements will be first come first serve basis and will also be prioritizing ADA/ event sponsor requests.
  • Because tickets are sold per seat, there will unfortunately be no difference in pricing for children.

Ticket Pricing

Early Bird Special (Available until 2/1): $55/ Ticket
Pre-sale: $65/ Ticket
At the Door (based on availability): $75/ Ticket

Tickets: https://mardigrascrabfeed2019.eventbrite.com

“Fill the Boots for Burns” Boot Drive Fundraiser

Each year dozens of fire agencies throughout Northern and Central California help make a positive difference in the lives of burn survivors by hosting a Boot Drive in their community. Thousands of firefighters volunteer every year to collect money in their boots during the annual Firefighters “Fill the Boot for Burns” Boot Drive fundraisers for the Firefighters Burn Institute.

FFBI hosts its Firefighters “Fill the Boot for Burns” Boot Drive annually in conjunction with National Burn Awareness Week in Citrus Heights at the corner of Sunrise and Greenback at the Sunrise Mall in the Sunrise MarketPlace.

This year the dates for the Sunrise Mall Boot Drive in the Sunrise MarketPlace are February 7-10, 2019.

Donations are used to improve burn treatment and to fund life-altering burn recovery programs, including Firefighters Kids Camp for young burn survivors and the Little Heroes Preschool Burn Camp.