The Burn Support Group Charitable Trust Inc is a NZ registered charity that provides support to burn survivors and their families in NZ.
The Burn Support Group is a non-profit organisation that receives no government funding. Burns are traumatic injuries, the journey can be long and painful, not only with possible physical changes also emotional and physiological challenges can present themselves. During and after hospitalization the B.S.G offers support to the individual, families/whanau, offering tools and strategies that will enhance the burn survivor needs..
B.S.G CAN SUPPORT IN MANY WAYS:
. Raise the awareness involving the need to educate communities on burn prevention
. Foster sharing information with the organisations that support the burn community
. Provide opportunities for burn survivors to connect, Camps/Women's Retreat/Men's Day Out
. Improve patient care during hospital stays, case by case comfort fund
. Support N.Z burn units throughout the country, donation of beneficial equipment
B.S.G PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE THE BURN SURVIVORS JOURNEY
. Annual Children's Burn Camps, 5 days of activities/Work shops and fun. 7 -17 yr old burn survivors throughout N.Z are funded to participate and encouraged to extend their self-esteem and confidence amongst their peers. The Camp is provided each year at a different venue approx. cost per person $1000.00. An opportunity for these kids to see parts of N.Z away from home whilst building life long relationships.
. Survivor Sunday held 4 times a year, a time to reflect, catch up and support each other, with the encouragement and inspiration provided lives can be changed for a far more positive future.
. Availability to attend overseas Burn Congresses and Forums, life changing moments
. Education resources are available for schools and community groups throughout New Zealand.
. We visit the national burns unit at middlemore hospital, provide assistance to burn survivors returning to work and we assist with further education and assistance in other areas where public funding has been exhausted.
YOUR DONATIONS WILL HELP US TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING THE N.Z BURN COMMUNITY TO RETURN TOO AND MAINTAIN NORMAL AND SATISFACTORY LIVES WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
More about us
The Burn Support Group is a non-profit organisation which aims too:
* Lower the incidence of burn injuries by providing Free education resources.
* Improve patient care
* Foster sharing of information.
* Provide opportunities for mutual support between burn survivors.