Remembering Our Friend Glenn Gaines

Glenn Gaines was a long-time friend of the NFFF and often visited the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel where he spent time in quiet reflection. He will be missed, and we offer our most sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award to Be Presented to the IAFF

Awards will be presented at the 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on April 16th in Washington, DC.
» Learn More: National Fire and Emergency Services Symposium and 27th Annual National Fire & Emergency Services Dinner



National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Looks Like New

On Monday, April 6, the Maltese Cross and the plaque bearing President Ronald Reagan’s signature were returned to the iconic centerpiece in Emmitsburg, MD. They were removed from the monument during the winter for restoration.
» Memorial Live Web Cam.

Climb to honor and remember the 343 fallen heroes of FDNY

Go to to register today. You can also register on site at the NFFF Booth #6010 (April 20-23) in the Indianapolis Convention Center, and on April 24th at the Pierce Booth in Lucas Oil Stadium.

Your ordinary smartphone can now be extraordinary

For every sale purchased using the FIREHERO promotion code, Seek Thermal will donate an additional 10% to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

Displaying your commitment to family

Qalo is devoted to giving back and supporting organizations that aim to improve life for others and will donate 10 percent of the sales from The Thin Red Line rings to the NFFF.


National Fire and Emergency Services Symposium / 27th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner

April 15 – 16, 2015
Hilton Washington – Washington, DC
For more information visit the Congressional Fire Service Institute’s website.

FDIC 2015

April 20 – 25, 2015
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #6010 and Booth #9240
» FDIC 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb
» Stop, Drop, Rock ‘n’ Roll 2015

CZC “Big Buddy” Training

Apri l 25, 2015
Connecticut Fire Academy – Windsor Locks, CT
We are looking for members of the fire service to volunteer as a “Big Buddy” and be matched with a camper and to fulfill other positions at camp.

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf

May – November 2015
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 12th year, the golf program has grown to over 30 tournaments that help the NFFF support survivors of fallen firefighters.