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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation welcomes two new board members

– “We are very pleased to have John and Bob join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Board of Directors. Their combined insights and experiences will certainly help us enhance our mission and connect with more people and organizations in the fire service and beyond,” says Chief Dennis Compton, NFFF’s Chairman of the Board.  READ


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Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

– Sunday May 15, 2016 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor the men and women who deliver pre-hospital 9-1-1 emergency medical care throughout the United States. READ


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The 2015 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Annual Report is Now Available for Download

– Take a look at all we accomplished last year. READ


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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