Bells Will Toll for 4th Annual Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters

Fire departments, places of worship, community organizations and individuals from coast to coast are asked to join the NFFF in this poignant tribute as part of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 11 and 12.

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Issues a Statement About Suicide Prevention

It’s estimated that suicide is four times more likely to happen in a fire department than a LODD…and it can almost always be prevented.

Denver Fire Department: Leadership So Everyone Goes Home

Denver firefighters opened their doors and their hearts to share painful lessons to help improve firefighter safety across the country and around the world.

To the cold and wet (or warm and dry) the NFFF says Thanks!

The 24-Hour Cold Water Challenge has captured the creative minds and generous hearts of many firefighters, survivors and NFFF supporters. To those who are taking the plunge, we thank you.


9-11 Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2014
Locations Across the U.S.
The 9-11 Memorial Stair Climbs are not timed races, but a way for everyone to remember the FDNY firefighters who gave their lives.

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf

May – November 2014
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 11th year, the golf program has grown to over 30 tournaments that help the NFFF support survivors of fallen firefighters.

Annual Firefighter Appreciation Event

September 28, 2014
Dover International Speedway
Visit the special NFFF Hospitality tent, available to firefighters, their families and friends before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

33rd Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

October 11 – 12, 2014
NETC – Emmitsburg, MD
Every October, the Foundation sponsors the official national tribute to all firefighters who died in the line of duty during the previous year.