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Breslau Society Spotlight: George Pessotti

Written on June 11, 2021

Through a planned gift to Phoenix Society, George Pessotti has cemented his legacy through his life-changing impact on future generations of the burn community as it carries Alan Breslau’s vision forward.

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Introducing Our New Board Members

Written on June 11, 2021

These experts and leaders join the Phoenix Society Board of Directors from a variety of fields including medical devices, fire protection, and burn recovery research. Their passion and commitment to serving the burn community will help us amplify our impact and ensure no one recovers from a burn injury alone.

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Letter from the CEO

Written on June 11, 2021

As a new survivor, burn nurse, or a veteran CEO, the focus is the same: seek diverse viewpoints, listen with humility, and remember—a movement is greater than one person.

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Meet Leslie Schwartz

Written on June 10, 2021

Leslie’s journey began in 1989 when she was in Israel partaking in a Memorial Day ceremony. A torch was lit and exploded, causing Leslie to sustain burns on 25% of her body and spend seven weeks in the hospital. Leslie was also nine months pregnant at the time and gave birth to her daughter just one week in the burn unit.

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Meet Gayle Petrillo

Written on June 09, 2021

Gayle refers to herself as a survivor who has recently come out of hiding. After becoming trained as a Phoenix SOAR Peer Supporter, she attended Phoenix WBC: Engage to gain skills and knowledge to help others.

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Dr. BJ Miller Announced as Keynote Speaker

Written on June 07, 2021

We’re excited to hear Dr. Miller share his journey as a survivor and the impact it's had on his outlook on life. His message will explore how to own our limitations and find meaning in every day through creativity, a sense of belonging, and connection.

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Phoenix Society Featured In

Written on February 08, 2021

Explore news articles and other media content featuring Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors.

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Kechi Okwuchi Talks Survival, Singing and Self-Love for Face Equality Month

Written on June 04, 2021

As one of two survivors in the sosoliso airlines flight 1145 crash, okwuchi is using her platform as an entertainer to bring attention to the discrimination of those with facial differences.

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Why We Made a Legacy Gift

Written on May 27, 2021

A legacy gift allows a person of even modest means to make a huge difference and play a big role in creating these miracles.

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Breslau Society Members

Written on May 26, 2021

Honoring individuals who have made provisions for the Phoenix Society within their estate plans or life income plans.

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