Saturday, October 3, 2015
The 28th annual Midwest Regional Burn Foundation Fun Walk will be Oct. 3 at the Prairie Village Fire Station at 3921 West 63rd St, Prairie Village, KS 66208. The 2–mile family friendly walk supports burn survivors and their families who have been treated in our area, including at The University of Kansas Hospital's Burnett Burn Center.
This event is sponsored by the Midwest Regional Burn Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to recovery, rehabilitation and prevention of burns.
Proceeds provide for recovery and emotional support, compression garments for those who can't afford them, summer camp for young burn survivors and educational opportunities.
There will be prizes given to the top pledges and a free t-shirt to all registered participants.
The Midwest Regional Burn Foundation is an independent, not for profit, volunteer organization, established with the goal of assisting in the recovery and rehabilitation of the burn patient. The foundation supports burn research and works towards the prevention of these injuries. The foundation serves in Kansas and Missouri. The membership consists of burn survivors, their families, firefighters, medical professionals and other interested persons. The foundation is run entirely by volunteers. The foundation is an approved 501 (C) (3) organization.