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Heroes, Hops & Hot Rods

Bertolucci’s Auto Body Shop, SacYard Community Tap House and the Firefighters Burn Institute presents Heroes, Hops & Hotrods: A celebration of Sacramento history, culture, and the first responders that help to keep our community safe.

Join us on September 18th from 2PM to 7PM at 33rd Street between Stockton and P Street.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Local brews
  • Local grub
  • Hot Rod Car Exhibit
  • Games (Tricycle Drag Race, corn hole and more)
  • Raffle
  • Live music
  • and more!

In honor of Bertolucci’s 70th Anniversary and the decade that it was founded, the event will be a 50’s theme so come dressed in your favorite 50s look and dance to some awesome era themed bands from the Sacramento Area! 21 and over ONLY.

Tickets include: access to this 5 hour event, 2 beer tokens, 1 food token and custom event beer cup.

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Little Heroes Preschool Burn Camp

“Come Play & Grow Together!”

November 5-7, 2021
Applications available summer 2021

Apply Online

Little Heroes Preschool Burn Camp is a burn recovery program designed for preschool burn survivors, ages three to six years old and their families. This unique, three-day program helps families understand and cope with physical and emotional challenges associated with burn recovery. In a supportive camp environment, families have the opportunity to meet other families who are overcoming similar challenges.

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BurnNet Survivors Meeting

The BurnNet Survivors Meeting is a two times per month meeting where burn survivors and survivors of necrotizing fasciitis, families and significant others discuss issues and raise questions related to their injury.

The meeting is facilitated by the Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center Burn Outreach Coordinator and a SOAR peer. They provide a relaxed, safe and undisturbed atmosphere, conducive to the needs of all those who attend. UC Davis Medical Center is a Survivors Offering Assistance in Recovery (SOAR) — designated facility, some of our peer support volunteers will serve as a source of hope and inspiration to those experiencing a burn injury. Questions are answered and anxieties related to the injuries can be diminished or alleviated in this safe haven. Useful topics are discussed each month to aid in the participants understanding of the various stages of injury, rehabilitation and recovery.
 
Other Burn Team specialists are featured in Lunch Bunch sessions, held the second Thursday of each month from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. They speak to topics like cosmetics, vocational rehabilitation and physical therapy, and reconstructive options. Sign up through our Google Form.
 
More information is available at UCD BurnNet Survivor Meeting.

Virtual Meetings

Upcoming Peer Support Group Meetings

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. PST, first Thursday of every month

Thursday, August 5, 2021
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Thursday, October 7, 2021

 

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. PST, third Thursday of every month

Thursday, August 19, 2021
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Thursday, October 21, 2021

To sign up for virtual BurnNet Survivors Meetings, please follow the link and complete the online form here: https://forms.gle/saLzDViLBwmCHSiV8

In-Person Meetings

July 1 will be our first hybrid meeting since early 2020. Participants will be able to access the meeting online or in person. Register for the meeting for more information. Please visit UCD BurnNet for the most up-to-date information about in-person Survivor Meetings. Meetings are held in Sacramento, CA.

 

Cliff Haskell Perpetual Scholarship 2021

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 2021 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, 2021.

Mail Completed Application Package to:

Firefighters Burn Institute

Attn:  Scholarship Committee
3101 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95820