Entries by Robyn Soffera

Award Winning Care

On April 10th, the American Burn Association presented The Barbara Knothe Burn Therapist Achievement Award to Rebekah Allely, OT from MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Rebekah has dedicated over 30 years of her professional career to being an occupational therapist for The Burn Center at MedStar WHC. Over the last 20 years, she has given countless […]

A Model for Care and Support

Stephanie Schneider is pediatric occupational therapist at Children’s National Hospital. The DC Firefighters Burn Foundation supports a portion of her salary so that she can build programming for burn patients and their families and maintain a database to connect patients to programming such as Burn Camp. It is also because of support and sponsorship from […]

Standing in the Middle

“I hope to inspire.” That’s DC Firefighters Burn Foundation’s newest board member Joe Morgan’s goal. A poignant response since Joe inspired the creation of the Foundation. An overtime opportunity on Memorial Weekend in 1999 changed Joe’s life. He’d worked his regular shift and then was offered the opportunity to come back later that evening. Joe, […]

The Impact You Made in 2023

You showed up for Burn Survivors, Children and Families in 2023 Donors, volunteers and partners made an incredible impact on the burn survivors community in 2023. With you by our side, we were able to provide incredible support to burn survivors, families and children in 2023. With most of our events and efforts able to […]