Welcome to the Burn Foundation of America
The Burn Foundation of America provides assistance to families of burn patients being treated at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. This includes lodging at the Chavis House, daily meals and transportation - all free of charge. In addition, the Burn Foundation assists patients upon their discharge with services related to their return to independent living. This includes medication, anti-scarring garments and transportation for follow up medical visits.
CARING BY THE NUMBERS, IN 2019:
The Chavis House at the
Shirley Badke Retreat
Located just steps away from the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, GA, the Chavis House is a comfortable place where patients' family members may stay at no cost. Over the past decade, the Chavis House has been home to approximately 1,000 guests per year. This 40-bed guesthouse, which includes a kitchen and laundry facilities, ensures that families can be part of the care and recovery of their loved ones. Each day, volunteers from area churches bring meals for our guests to enjoy.