Education

Caper Brown burn survivor on a boat

The Caper Brown Memorial Scholarship: Empowering Survivors to Pursue their Education

Education is an essential aspect of personal growth and success. However, for burn survivors, the journey towards academic achievement often comes with additional challenges and financial burdens. Fortunately, organizations From Tragedy to Triumph Foundation offer assistance through scholarships such as the Caper Brown Memorial Scholarship. The Caper Brown Memorial Scholarship, is designed to support survivors […]

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Announcing Camp I Am Me’s Newest Survivor Support Resource: The Lending Library

Camp I Am Me is excited to announce its newest resource, the Lending Library. At Camp I Am Me, it is believed that knowledge is power, especially when it comes to healing from trauma. This can be a complex and challenging process, which is why Camp I Am Me recognizes the importance of providing burn

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Camp I Am Me Promotes Burn Awareness Week to Prevent Flammable Liquid Burn Injuries

Mount Prospect, Illinois – National Burn Awareness Week is February 4-10, and this year’s theme is “Handle with Care, Flammable Liquids Beware.” Camp I Am Me by Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering children and adults with severe burn injuries, is highlighting the awareness campaign to support its core mission to

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Niles FD Installs 1,000 Smoke Alarms Through Be Alarmed! Program

The IFSA and Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal recognizes and congratulates, the Niles Fire Department, for their outstanding contributions to fire safety education and the installation of 1,000 10-year battery smoke alarms, through active participation in the Be Alarmed! Smoke Alarm Installation Program.

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attendees at desks at International Burn Camp Conference

IFSA Hosts International Burn Camp Conference

After four years in the making, the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance served as host to the International Association of Burn Camps 15th Workshop. The conference was held at the Eaglewood Resort & Spa in Itasca and welcomed over 70 burn camp professionals, volunteers, and burn survivors from 18 burn camps across the country for networking, education, and comradery.

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