Everyday, Burners Without Borders transforms communities through innovative disaster relief programs and community initiatives that make a lasting impact. 



Hurricane Irma BWB Response

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Burners Without Borders Florida was barley back from the playa, when Irma was on target to hit the state.  They are focusing their recovery efforts on building out three Mobile Resource Units (MRU) that will be a... Read More


From the playa to the mud--BWB heads south to hurricane country

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Just like with the response to Hurricane Katrina 12 years before which lead to the founding of BWB, the response to Hurricane Harvey during Burning Man was immediate, chaotic, and almost outpaced the ability to organi... Read More


Koulu On Fire

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Koulu School is a Peer teaching model harnessing the refugee youth to support quality education in the classroom and to create learning opportunities outside it. A friend of BWB, Koulu School addresses two p... Read More


Announcing the BWB Community Grant Winners for 2017

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The Burners Without Borders Community Micro-Grant program started in 2008 and has awarded over $170,000 over the course of its existence.  Grants of $100-1,500 are given to projects aimed at creating positive imp... Read More


BWB @ Black Rock City 2017 (Speaker Series, Maker Workshops and more!)

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Burners Without Borders-BRC 2017 Welcomes you Home! It is time for our yearly migration back to the desert.  Like a circadian rhythm we head into that yet unknown space waiting to be created. We are called to... Read More


Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

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BWB Corpus Christi is on the ground organizing relief efforts in the Aransas Pass, Texas region. Please DONATE HERE to support ongoing recovery efforts. Many BWB Texas Chapters are also doing amazing work. To find out... Read More


Report: Kathmandu Humanitarian Mini-Maker Faire

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Following the success of our collaboration with Communitere on the Mobile Resource Unit (MRU) in Black Rock City 2016, BWB was invited to participate in the world's first Humanitarian Maker Faire in Kathmandu, Nepal. ... Read More


Louisiana Floods-Volunteers Needed

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Between August 11 and August 14th more than 2 feet of rain fell across Southern Louisiana  causing widespread catastrophic flooding that has damaged over 150,000 homes. It will take several years for the region to re... Read More