President's Message

The San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded by San Jose Firefighters in 1991. We are a 100% volunteer organization of firefighters dedicated to supporting people who have been effected by fire. We support the community with response, prevention, education, and rehabilitation with our donations. We also fund the education of burn unit professionals, and firefighters and paramedics.

Please, do not be confused by our name!  We support Burn Survivors from Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties!

What We Do

As a Foundation we support:

  • Burn Survivor Re-entry Programs
  • Burn Camps for children
  • Adult Burn Survivors Support Group
  • Adult Burn Survivors Retreat
  • Financial Support for Burn Families
  • Parents Helping Parents “Kids on the Block” Educational Program
 
We Assist By:
 
  • Purchasing Equipment for Burn Unit
  • Sponsoring National Training Programs
  • Funding for Burn Treatment Research
  • Burn Education for Community Schools

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The Burn Foundation is having our Annual Picnic tomorrow, Sunday, August 23 at Almaden Lake Park from 11am – 3pm. The picnic will be held at the “Arroyo” picnic area, located on the east side of the park off the Winfield Boulevard entrance. See map below.

Our Annual Picnic is special for many reasons, but the original idea was to celebrate Survivors and their Caregivers “out of the hospital setting.” Burn Survivors spend weeks, months, sometimes years in and out of the hospital. This picnic is really the only chance when everyone comes together to celebrate life, courage, family and friends.

Come as a Survivor, Caregiver, Firefighter, Supporter, Family or Friend. Food, Drinks, and Games will be provided!

We are Local.
We are Volunteers.
We are a certified Non-Profit.
We are the San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation.

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The San Jose Firefighters Burn Foundation and "The Brit" in south San Jose are once again teaming up to raise money for

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and local Burn Survivors! 

Brittania Arms is hosting a "Fill-The-Boot" event as well as donating a portion of the night's proceeds to the Burn Foundation. 

There will also be a raffle with great prizes and a vintage Fire Engine from San Jose Fire Museum.

 

 

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"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." Albert Einstein 

The Burn Foundation and Nurses/Staff at VMC hosted the annual picnic behind SJFD's Station 10 with Burn Survivors and their families, along with Burn Doctors, Burn Nurses, and Burn Techs from VMC. Jumpy house, snow-cone machine, catered food, games and prizes.

Think Global. Act Local. 

Seven Counties. 
One Burn Unit. 
One Burn Foundation.

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