The UFSW supports other community organizations that help to empower women and children.
Next Camp Blaze scheduled for summer 2020
Camp Blaze is sponsored by Women in the Fire Service, a national nonprofit organization committed to maximizing women’s involvement in the fire service through education, networking, advocacy, and policy development.The mission of Blaze is to develop, support, and implement an annual camp for qualified young women to learn about the fire service and to have a great time while they’re at it. Through visionary female collaboration and community involvement, we believe we can increase and ensure the presence of confident and strong women leaders in the years ahead. www.campblaze.com
Norcal First Alarm Girls Fire Camp
Date: May 4 & 5, 2019
Norcal First Alarm Girls Fire Camp is weekend fire camp for girls in grades 9-12, held twice a year in the Bay Area. The camp is sponsored by Norcal Women in the Fire Service and is taught by women firefighters. The camp allows participants the opportunity to see what itʻs like to be a firefighter, and activities include ladders, forcible entry, saws, and hose handling. Participants are also taught CPR and receive their CPR cards.
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF)
The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation is a California-based nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing burns and fires and providing services to those who have been affected by a burn injury. AARBF brings together health care providers, firefighters, emergency workers, burn care professionals, burn survivors and others to enhance the quality of life for burn survivors and to make burn injuries a thing of the past. It is the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation vision to positively impact the lives of every burn survivor in California and make serious burn injuries a thing of the past.
SF Firefighters in Safety Education
The San Francisco Firefighters in Safety Education (SFFISE) Program teaches an established 30-minute interactive burn prevention & fire safety curriculum to approximately 9,000 grade school students per year, and provides information for parents in their primary language.
For More Information
Contact: Daniel Chacon