About our Cause

The Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation is a non-profit 501 © (3) organization founded in 1991. The foundation is made up of Bakersfield City Firefighters who volunteer their time making a difference in burn survivors lives. The success of the Bakersfield Firefighters Burn Foundation would not be possible without the support of our volunteers. Our volunteers consist of active and retired firefighters, medical professionals, burn survivors and other supportive community members.

 

The goal of the Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation is to help burn survivor’s transition from surviving to thriving. Proper care of the burn survivor requires a long term commitment as each survivor moves through the many different ages and stages of life, each with its own unique challenges.

Mission Statement

The Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation is a non-profit service organization dedicated to assisting Kern County burn survivors and their families and providing community burn prevention education.

Services include:

  • Burn Survivor and Family Support
  • Burn Camp Sponsorships
  • Burn Care Professional Education Assistance
  • School and Community Re-entry
  • Regional Burn Center Support
  • Burn Prevention Education
  • Survivor Scholarship Awards

 

Each year the Bakersfield Firefighters’ Burn Foundation continues to advance its mission of helping meet the unique needs of burn survivors and burn care professionals. Through such programs as: burn survivor camps and get-togethers, burn prevention education, school re-entry, burn related medical items assistance, family lodging and needs, continuing education assistance for medical professionals and emergency first responders, and supporting our regional burn units, the Bakersfield Firefighters’ Burn Foundation assists in changing lives for the better.

Financial Report

The Bakersfield Firefighter’s Burn Foundation is run solely on a volunteer basis with no donations allocated to salaries or bonuses.  All donated funds serve in meeting our foundation’s mission and making a difference in burn survivor’s lives. Graph or pie- chart with 1 year & 3 year money allocations

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