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...

November 15 2017

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

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 >>>

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...

A Celebration of Friendship

A Concert, 7pm on Saturday 3rd February 2018, at Holy Trinity, Bramley, Guildford

Music for a variety of tastes, with Danae Eleni, Kimon Pallikaropoulos & Edward Saklatvala

For more details, please follow this link >>>

To download the flyer, please follow this link >>>

For more information please contact Rosemary Derby:

Red Tiles
4,Dagden Road
Shalford
Guildford
GU4 8DD

t: 01483 506818

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 - to find out more, follow this link >>>

 

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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Help & Support

If you are a burns survivor, no matter your age or the size of your burns, and you need some help either financially, emotionally or physically, then please get in touch with us.

Even if you would just like to chat with someone who understands the pain, scarring and the whole experience you are going through, then we are here to offer you some of the help and support you need.

 

Write to us at:

     Dan's Fund for Burns

     PO Box 54394

     London

     W2 7HJ

 

Email the office:

    Follow this link to the Contact us page and complete the form there.

 

Call the office: phone 020 7262 4039

 

If you would like to receive help from Dans Fund for Burns please write to us or email us, providing some details of your situation and what kind of assistance you would like, and don't forget you can always call us to discuss your particular situation first.

 

When writing to us about your situation please provide us with the following type of information about your situation in order for us to be able to determine what help and support we might be able to offer you:

 

     ¤ Your name, address and contact telephone number

     ¤ Your email address, if you have one

     ¤ A brief description of your burns

     ¤ Details of the hospital where you were treated

     ¤ A brief description of what sort of help you would like

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