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The NFFF Supports Survivors of All Ages

– Last summer, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) had a busy season full of events for survivors, from the very youngest to the most mature. We are very pleased to be able to add an event this year specifically for 18–24-year-olds, which is something we have dreamed of for a long time. Many, many thanks to the volunteers, sponsors, and participants who made these events happen and helped create lifetime memories for survivors of all ages. READ


Unique Gloves Give EMT’s Protection and Performance When Seconds Count

– Through a partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Medline will donate $0.50 for every case of Critical Response sold through the end of September to help honor the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their communities and neighborhoods.  READ


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Climb the steps in Lucas Oil Stadium to honor the 343 fallen heroes of FDNY

– Show others that you will never forget the 343 members of FDNY who bravely gave their lives on September 11, 2001. Join firefighters and supporters from across the country on Friday, April 22nd, for the 5th Annual FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.  READ


Envisage Partners With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to Drive Donations

– Donations from Envisage to NFFF will be based on the number of firefighters and rescue personnel who sign up at www.firstforward.com or at the FirstForward booth (Booth# 13113) at the FDIC Conference in Indianapolis, occurring April 18-23, 2016. READ


IamResponding.com Supports the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

– IamResponding will contribute $25 to the NFFF from every new IaR subscription between March 1 and the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend (Oct 8-9).  READ


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More Great Advice in Pass It On: The Second Alarm

– Chief Billy Goldfeder has assembled a new collection of wisdom and insight from more than 80 of the most notable and respected firefighters, fire officers and chiefs from across the country.  READ


Pre-1981 Section of Walk of Honor® to be Unveiled in June

– This special area has been designed for families, friends and departments to recognize firefighters who died in the line of duty in the years prior to establishing the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in 1981.  READ


Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award to Be Presented to the Fire Department Safety Officers Association

– The award will be presented at the 28th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner on May 5, 2016 in Washington, DC.  READ


Save the Date! Pre-1981 LODD Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony

– A special section has been reserved to honor those who have died in the line of duty prior to 1981 when the memorial was built. The Pre-1981 Walk of Honor® Section Dedication Ceremony has been scheduled for June 11th.  READ


Personal safety is just a click away

– To help encourage more individuals and departments to use their seatbelts at all times, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has revamped the International First Responder Seatbelt Pledge website, making it easier than ever to use. READ