FOX TV and 9-1-1: LONE STAR Teams Up with the NFFF to Honor and Support Our Nation’s Firefighters
9-1-1: LONE STAR fans can show their support of heroes and their families through a special retweet campaign through March 9, 2020.
Three Fire Departments Selected as Recipients of the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award
Representing career, volunteer and combination fire departments, these three recipients developed important health and safety programs for their personnel that are based on the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives established at the 2004 Tampa Summit. The initiatives form the criteria for the award. The award presentations will take place at the 32nd Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 30, 2020, in Washington, DC.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Welcomes New Board and Advisory Committee Members
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors and three new members to the Board of Directors’ Advisory Committee.
Mary Ann Gibbons Presented the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award
The Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation was presented to Mary Ann Gibbons during Firehouse Expo in Nashville on October 10, 2019.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE® Honor Durham Fire Department and Chief Robert Zoldos with the Firefighter Hero Award
Chief Zoldos and the Durham Fire Department received the award for for their extraordinary efforts in battling carcinogen related cancer among firefighters.
Fire Hero Family Programs News
Register for Fire Hero Family Wellness Conference 2020
This conference is designed to assist you in facing the challenges and difficult experiences that come after the loss of a loved one. It is open to spouses, life partners, parents, adult children and siblings of fallen firefighters honored at the National Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
2020 – 2021 Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online
Applications are being accepted through March 1 for the 2020-2021 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Scholarship Program. For the first time since it’s inception, scholars will apply online for the NFFF Scholarships.
2019 Fire Hero Family Program Moments
A Look Back at Fire Hero Family Programs in 2019
We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season and enjoyed time doing the things that make you happy and bring you peace. As we look forward to a new year, we want to share a quick review of our 2019 Fire Hero Family programs.
Get Ready for 2020 Family Events!
Watch 2019 Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting
Each year the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation holds a special Fire Hero Family Tree Lighting in memory of our fallen firefighters. These trees carry ornaments sent in by families in honor of their loved ones. This special event was held during the Inaugural Winter Family Retreat.
“Your diligent effort to provide resources of comfort and support have made a huge impact. I had a wonderful time being together at the Winter Retreat. It really helped me to refocus on the joy this season can bring. Please know that your work is changing lives for the better, and I feel so blessed to be on the receiving end of it.”
» View/Download Photos/Follow Us on Flickr «
2020 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 3 – 4, 2020
119 Fallen Firefighters Honored at the 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service
The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service honored 92 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in the line of duty in previous years.
» Read the 2019 Remembrance Book
» Read About Our Firefighters on the Roll of Honor
» Congressional Flag Ceremony Honors 119
» See the 2019 Flag Raising at the National Memorial
» Other Memorial Weekend Coverage
» Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters
» Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters
Fire Service Programs News
Building Bridges so that Everyone Goes Home®
It turns out that wildland and structural firefighters are not all that different once you look past the yellow and blue shirts. Culture is the most critical piece to the adoption of safer practices across the fire service. This spring, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will host five Everyone Goes Home® in the Wildland Introduction Sessions. The two-day curriculum introduces Everyone Goes Home® concepts and the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives and is broadly aimed at those who have a responsibility to respond to fires in the wildland, even though it may not be their primary function.
Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up – Lt. Dustin Dunn, Gallatin (TN) Fire Department
In this Everyone Goes Home® Speak Up, Lt. Dustin Dunn talks about the importance of attitude in everything firefighters do.
Truman Fire Forum Report Released
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, in conjunction with the National Advisory Committee of the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI), released the Truman Fire Forum Report during the Truman Fire Forum Working Group Steering Committee Meeting. The Truman Fire Forum Report reflects the work that was done from the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum held in Key West, Florida, in May 2019.
Improve the Decision-Making Skills and Safety of Your Firefighters
Earlier this fall, the September issue of Firehouse Magazine featured the 2019 Fire Service Health & Safety Report. This 32-page report contains 15 articles by some the fire service’s most respected authors and some of its rising stars.
National Firefighter Registry Created by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The National Firefighter Registry will be used to track and analyze cancer trends and risk factors among the U.S. fire service to help the public safety community, researchers, scientists and medical professionals find better ways to protect those who protect our communities and environment.
Pledging to Buckle-Up is Just a Click Away
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has redesigned the International Seatbelt Pledge site to encourage more firefighters to buckle-up every time they get in department apparatus or their own vehicle.
Thank You For Your Support
2019 Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
Watch highlights of the 2019 Firehouse Expo 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb held at Nissan Stadium in Nashville on October 11, 2019.
Boot Scootin’ Boogie 2019
See highlights from the annual Boot Scootin’ Boogie held at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville during the 2019 Firehouse Expo.
Ways to Help
Climb to Show You’ll Never Forget at FDIC
Step up at Lucas Oil Stadium in honor of the 343 members of FDNY who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001. Climb with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) at the 2020 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Friday, April 24, 2020. Participants will climb the stairs multiple times for a total of 110 stories, representing the number of floors in the Twin Towers.
Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll 2020 to Feature ‘The Voice’ Finalists, The Swon Brothers
Over the past 18 years, Stop, Drop, Rock ‘n’ Roll has played an important part in honoring America’s fallen firefighters. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2020, from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.
[events_list_grouped order=”ASC” mode=”yearly” orderby=””event_start_date” category=”6625″ scope=”future” limit=”0″]
#_LOCATIONNAME – #_LOCATIONTOWN, #_LOCATIONSTATE
View All Upcoming Events