Polly (Miller) Brooks

Founder & Director

Dan's Fund for Burns UK :: Providing Practical Help For Burn Survivors :: Making Good From Evil

Offering practical help to
burn survivors in the UK

Latest News...

October 22 2017

Our 2017 Newsletter has now been published; to download a copy follow this link >>>

If you would like to catch up on news from earlier issues follow this link >>>

October 15 2017

100+ Club September 2017 Prize Draw has taken place - to find out who the winners were follow this link >>>

September 20 2017

SPECIAL NOTICE...

Visible Difference

"Self-help for individuals with a visible difference who experience worry about their appearance"

If you are interested or would like to find out more information please follow this link>>>

August 17 2017

SPECIAL FEATURE

Me and my scar...

Sylvia Mac has spent most of her life trying to conceal the extensive scars which cover her body, the legacy of a childhood accident.

Find out more about this amazing lady by reading her story here >>>

 

Sylvia's Swimming Opportunity in London

A trained swimming instructor, Sylvia is a member of the London Adult Burns Support Group and has established a swimming opportunity for Burns Survivors, and other individuals suffering from scarring.

Please contact her at sylvia@lovedisfigure.com for more information...

June 10 2017

Centre for Appearance Research (CAR)

Visible Difference & Intimacy Research Study

Do you have a visible difference or an altered appearance and live in the UK/Ireland?

Would you consider taking part in the Centre For Appearance Research's online appearance and intimacy research?

This involves you answering a series of survey style questions about yourself, your appearance, your feelings and your intimate life so we can learn more about looking different and intimate relationships.

Are you 18 or over and based in the UK, and interested or want to know more?

If so, for more details about the study and to take part, please follow this link >>>..

June 10 2017

Would you be willing to help burn care research?

If you would, to find out more please follow this link >>>

Hello Again website

Read about this exciting new project, sponsored by Dan's Fund for Burns, and browse the associated website.

Designed to support young people transitioning from children's burns services, the site aims to provide a helpful source of information for these young people, their parents/carers and health professionals alike.

Take a look at the Feature Article on our Home page, and read some more on our Current News page >>>

London Support Group

 

For details please go to Support Groups >>>

To take a look at the latest news concerning Dan's Fund for Burns recent activities and projects follow this link >>>

UK Burn Support Network Project

DFFB is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Jennifer Fitt as "UK Burn Support Network Project Manager".

Further to the Support Group Study of 2013, Danís Fund for Burns (DFFB) is now working towards establishing a UK-wide Burn Support Network.

DFFB would encourage all those in the UK Burns World who have ideas, and experience, related to Adult Support including Burn Survivors, Burn Service Staff & other charitable organisations supporting Burn Survivors, to contact Jennifer >>>

We look forward to your cooperation in the interest of moving this much needed facility quickly into reality.

 

To download the study report please follow this link >>>

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Fundraising News...

Charitable Bookings

DFFB has recently signed up to Charitable Bookings and, for those of you who enjoy eating out, if you make your reservations through Charitable Bookings, £1 per person goes to the Charity of your choice.

At the same time, IF you have a favourite Restaurant and find it's not listed, if you let Charitable Bookings know they will approach the Restaurant to see if they would be willing to participate.

We will shortly be issued with special cards with the DFFB logo and information - if you would like to have some of these, please contact us at info@dansfundforburns.org

Fundraisers

Surrey Fundraisers organising events throughout the year - follow this link to find out more >>>

 

Feedback reports

Emirates Airline Rugby Long Lunch

Emirates Airline has again generously supported DFFB at this outstanding annual lunch.

Twelve years on we are so grateful for this support which annually gathers over 750 enthusiasts for an afternoon of outstanding entertainment.

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Dan's Fund for Burns :: Want to help? :: 100+ Club

In order to raise regular income and give participants a bit of fun we decided to start a monthly prize draw, the first of which took place at the end of April 2004.

Open to 100+ Club members only, winners are drawn monthly, notified personally and their names are published here - a full list of all the winners for the past year is sent out by post each January.

Members of the 100+ Club can buy one or more shares, priced at £12.00 per share per annum, payable only by completing the 100+ Club Form & Standing Order Form.

If you would like to join the 100+ Club simply download and complete the 100+ Club Form & Standing Order Form and return it as per the instructions contained.

 

If you prefer you can request a copy of the form directly from:

     Rosemary Derby

     Red Tiles

     4 Dagden Road

     SHALFORD

     GU5 8DD

 

Prize Draw Results for 2017
Month 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize 4th Prize
January Peter & Mary Sedgwick Clare Jenkinson Peter Sechiari Rosemary Harrison
February Sally Phipps Hornby Margaret Dodds-Ely Mandi & Tony Robinson Margaret Bonner-Morgan
March Daniella Seradi Beryl Parsons Richard Deacon Mary Haynes
April Fiona Collett Jennifer Stanwell Hilary Page Sarah Sullivan
May David Cade Norma Fenton Sally Phipps Hornby Daniella Seradi
June Joan & Tom Buchanan Margaret Bonner-Morgan Julian Leigh Margaret Lindsay
July Penny Overton Clare Sprague Rupert Forsythe Margaret Alder
August Daniella Seradi Penny Wilson Anne Gellatly Joan & Tom Buchanan
September Liz Dzwig Philip Payne Sara Stewart Joan & Tom Buchanan
October tba tba tba tba
November tba tba tba tba
December tba tba tba tba

 

Prize Draw results for previous years are available in the 100+ Club Prize Draw Archive.

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