First, I would like to thank all the participants of this project. Thank you for your beautiful and inspirational stories and amazing spirits.

I would like to send personal thank yous to the following individuals and organizations that have provided encouragement and support throughout the making of this project:

Another special thank you to my colleagues for helping out with my project:

  • Amy Tuckett – event catering
  • Jacklyn Leskiw – event e-invitation/invitation and poster design
  • Lindsay Hughes – media production of IPP video
  • Nate Caminata – After the Cocoon logo design concept
  • Ryan Kessler – editing burn survivor stories
  • Sarah Panas – event set-up


Firefighters Burn Fund (AV/visual sponsor)

Mamingwey Burn Survivor Society (AV/visual sponsor)

Jessica Johnston, RMT of Fixed Therapeutic Massage and Injury Rehabilitation (door prize sponsor)

Julie Schmidt and Nu-Image Beauty Consulting (door prize sponsor)

Julie Spiegel and the Spiegel Burn Foundation (door prize sponsor)

Steve Burton Photography (door prize sponsor)

Bikram Yoga Winnipeg (door prize sponsor)

Prairie Roads Coaching (door prize sponsor)

Garfield Studio & Design (door prize sponsor)

Filipino Journal (print ad sponsor)

Another special thank you to Red River College’s OnWard Gallery for hosting the burn survivor photographs after the launch.

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