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? :: Making donations

All Donations welcomed no matter how small or large...

Here are ways you can donate and support the aims of Dan's Fund for Burns:

  • Gift Aid
    If you are a UK tax payer then Dan's Fund for Burns is able to reclaim 28p for every £1.00 donated.
    Using one of the links below, please download and complete a Gift Aid Form:
    • Gift Aid Form in Adobe Acrobat format (.pdf)
    • Gift Aid Form in Microsoft Word format (.docx)
    • Please make sure to fill in your name & address on the form otherwise we will not be able to process it, then send it to:
         Dan's Fund for Burns
         PO Box 54394
         London
         W2 7HJ
  • Cheque
    When making donations by cheque please them make payable to "Dan's Fund for Burns" and send them to the address shown above.
    If you have completed a Gift Aid Form please send it with your cheque.
  • Standing Order
    If you would like to donate to Dan's Fund For Burns on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis, please use of one the links below to download a Standing Order Form.
    Complete this form and send it to your bank.
  • Text Donations
    You can make easy Text Donations - simply text XDLP35 £10 to 70070, or any other value up to £50.
  • Online Donations
    You can also make use our online payment system to make an easy one off online donation.
    The system is designed to assist you should you wish to be sponsored for Dan's Fund for Burns! JustGiving.Com allows you to set up a personalised web page to publicise your efforts so that your family, friends and other supporters will be able to donate online using a credit or debit card - no more running around with paper sponsorship forms, or chasing cheques and cash after your event!
    To set up your page today simply visit Dan's Fund for Burns @ JustGiving.Com
  • Alternatively...
    If you prefer to wire money to Dan's Fund for Burns bank account then please go to the Contact us page and complete the form there and we will send you the necessary account details.
    Important: If you use this method, PLEASE do let us know you have put the money in so we can update the accounts, many thanks.

 

Whatever method you use to support Dan's Fund for Burns let us say a HUGE THANK YOU on behalf of all those who will benefit from your generosity!

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