Coping with the Holidays and Survivors’ Night Before Christmas

– It's that time of year again—holidays, shopping, songs, food, parties. Memories, dread, sadness, obligations, forced cheer. Wherever you are in your own journey, it’s good to anticipate that there will be some tough moments and to have a plan in place to deal with those. READ

Share your fascinating stories for a new book, American Firefighter

– The NFFF is collecting short biographies to be published in its new book, American Firefighter. We will interview these people, write their stories and send a fantastic photographer to capture them in all their uniqueness! READ

#MyGivingStory: Barry Balliet

– Barry Balliet shares his story of personal giving. #MyGivingStory. READ


#MyGivingStory: Chief Dennis Compton

– Chief Dennis Compton, Chairman of the NFFF Board of Directors, shares his story of personal giving. #MyGivingStory READ


Sales from Limited-Release Wine Support Efforts to Honor Fallen Firefighters

– For the third year in a row the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) has partnered with Northern California’s Distant Cellars to offer a special limited wine release to raise money and awareness for an important cause. READ


New Program Launched to Promote Community Involvement in Fire Safety

– Chief Ron Siarnicki joined other Fire Service leaders for the launch of a new campaign by Kidde Fire Safety with country music star Craig Morgan, and special guest Kix Brooks to recognize volunteer firefighters.  READ


A young firefighter’s story about cancer

– Kyle Jameson saw his doctor for a routine physical. The lymphoma they detected took everyone by surprise. It’s not typical of healthy young men. They soon realized it was due to the exposure to multiple toxins from fighting fires. Watch this video to hear his story.
» Boston fire commissioner & union president talk about cancer  READ

National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters at Citi Field

– Scenes from the first ever National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters held at Citi Field in New York on Saturday October 10, 2015. Presented by United Technologies with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and FDNY.
» Click Here to View & Download Photos from the National Stair Climb  READ

Arkansas Firefighter/EMT, Survivor Helps Save Child’s Life After National Memorial Service

– Less than four hours after shaking hands with President Barack Obama at the NFFF 2015 Memorial Service, Firefighter Brody Channell helped save a child's life. Firefighter Channell was in Emmitsburg to help honor his father Dennis Channell, an Arkansas firefighter who died in the line-of-duty last year. On his way home Brody Channell stopped to help a Maryland police officer with a 9-month old girl who stopped breathing. READ


President Obama honors 87 firefighters who died in the line of duty

– The President spoke of bravery and courage that is instinctive among all firefighters, who are willing to walk through fire to save a stranger’s life. “Those we honor today lived a fundamental principle that binds us as Americans: I am my brother’s keeper and I am my sister’s keeper. That we look out for one another,” he said.  READ