Donate to the Twisp River Fallen Firefighters Fund

The families, friends and colleagues of the three firefighters who died in Washington State on Wednesday, August 19, need immediate help. These survivors will likely need our assistance for years to come and, as always, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation will be there.
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2015 Memorial Weekend

The Flags for our Fallen

Honor Guard Behind the Scenes

In a quiet room, 20 men and women set to work, precisely folding, creasing and tucking the 87 flags into compact triangles. These flags, which gloriously flew the day before in a warm August breeze, were lovingly readied for their final destination; the arms of the survivors of 87 fallen firefighters.

More National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend:

» Bells Across America: Make Bells Ring from Coast to Coast | Learn More | Participate/Organize an Event
» 2015: View the 2015 Roll of Honor | Attend the Weekend | Other Ways to Honor FFs


Center for Public Safety Excellence and Rick Mason Receive Awards at FRI

The Seal of Excellence is awarded to an individual or group that demonstrates their commitment to the 16 Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives.

Scholarships Awarded to 70 Survivors of Fallen Firefighters

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and its partners awarded 70 scholarships to 61 children, 3 stepchildren, and 6 spouses for the 2015-2016 academic years, totaling over $210,000.

FDNY, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Honor Nation’s Bravest

The National Stair Climb, scheduled for October 10 at Citi Field, will expand the scope of this tradition to remember all of America’s fallen firefighters, and is the first event of its kind to take place in New York City with the support of the FDNY.
» Climb at FRI to Honor a Fallen Firefighter
» More: Find a Stair Climb in Your Area

Crash survivors reunites with rescuers thanks to NFFF connections

For 29 years, Lisa Beavers Hegewisch hoped that someday she could meet and thank the firefighters and paramedics who saved her from a horrific car crash when she was in high school. She never thought that teaching a yoga class would be the gateway to making the connections for such a reunion.


Fire-Rescue International 2015

August 26 – 29, 2015
Georgia World Congress Center – Atlanta, GA
Visit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Booth located at Booth #2348.
» Pass It On Book Signing
» 2015 FRI 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

2015 NFFF Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2015
Locations Across the U.S.
The NFFF Memorial Stair Climbs are not timed races, but a way to remember firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

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.

National Stair Climb presented by United Technologies

October 10, 2015
Citi Field – New York, NY
“The National Stair Climb is a tremendous way to honor all firefighters from across our country who have made the ultimate sacrifice,” said Chief Ronald J. Siarnicki, executive director of the NFFF. “This climb is also a way to let the families know the legacies of their loved ones are remembered by so many.”