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

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London Support Group


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The Welsh Centre for Burns & Plastic Surgery is holding its next study day on 13th October 2015

For details, and to download the poster, please follow this link >>>



19th December 2015, and to be held this year at the famous CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL,Godalming, Surrey

Tables of 8's & 10's and for details, and to download your invitation, please follow go to the Events Calendar >>>

August 13 2015

100+ Club July 2015 Prize Draw has taken place - to find out who the winners were follow this link >>>

October 6 2014

Our 2014 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 >>>

February 17 2014

Dan's Fund donate a manual hoist to the Welsh Centre for Burns Unit, Swansea.

To read more follow this link >>>

February 4 2014

Carer of the Year Awards

Burns and plastics specialist nurse, Claire Porter, has been nominated by her colleagues at Leicester Royal Infirmary; they say, "She strives to give the best possible service..."

To read more follow this link >>>

To take a look at the latest news concerning Dan's Fund for Burns recent activities and projects follow this link >>>

Support Group Study...

During the past year, DFFB funded a major study on UK-wide Support Groups for Burns Survivors, conducted by Camilla Batchelor in conjunction with Dr. Lisa Williams (Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Burns Unit) and presented to the British Burns Association Annual Conference.

To download the study report please follow this link >>>

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Fundraising News...

2 Twits-2 ½ Marathons-2 Months-2 Cities

Katherine & Saheb, two faithful DFFB supporters, are running the Stockholm and Royal Parks Half Marathons together on September 12th & October 11th.

Please sponsor them through their Just Giving page >>>


Royal Parks Half Marathon 2015

The 2014 event saw 8 runners completing the run, which took place on the 12th Anniversary of the Bali Bombings, and prompted Polly herself to run together with the other 7 intrepid runners, 2 of whom were also burn survivors.


Caroline Poland is already signed up to run this year and fundraise for us; please sponsor her through her JustGiving page >>>


Maxime Stevignon is also signed up to run this year ; please sponsor her through her JustGiving page >>>


For the opportunity to take part this year, or sponsor someone, watch this space for further information or contact Joy Huston >>>


3 Peaks Challenge

1st July 2015

Dan's Fund Ambassador, Jack Goswell, a burns survivor himself, is taking part in this fundraiser on our behalf, so we encourage you to sponsor him and support our ongoing work, helping other burns survivors.

To make your donation go to his JustGiving page by following this link >>>


Future Fundraisers

Surrey Fundraisers organising events throughout the year - follow this link to find out more >>>


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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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Dan's Fund for Burns :: News & Events :: Events Calendar



28 May - Golf Day at Sunningdale Ladies' Golf Club

For all the details please contact Rosemary Derby >>>


29 May - Golf Day at Sunningdale Ladies' Golf Club

For all the details please contact Rosemary Derby >>>


9 October - Afternoon Bridge Drive at Shalford Village Hall

For all the details please contact Rosemary Derby >>>


11 October - 2015 Royal Parks Half Marathon

Keep date for free and come and support our runners!

For further information please contact Joy Huston


26 October - Golf/Bridge Day at Chobham Golf Club

For further information please contact Rosemary Derby


19 December - Christmas Ball at Charterhouse School

You are all invited to join us at this Christmas Ball in aid of Dan's Fund for Burns

Tickets are £75 per person, so please gather all your family & friends to make up tables of 8's & 10's and make this a memorable evening.

The event is being supported by the Mayor of Waverly who has named Dan's Fund for Burns as Charity of the Year!

Entertainment is being provided by the fabulous Mirrorball Band, and there will also be a Silent Auction and other fundraising games to make it an evening you can't miss...!

To download your invitation please follow this link >>>


December - January 2016

From Fire to Ice

Plans are afoot by one of our Burn Survivors to finish Ernest Shackelton’s voyage to the South Pole.

This formidable effort will be launched later this year, so keep an eye out for further information.

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