Our mission is to honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes, to provide resources to assist their families in rebuilding their lives, and work within the Fire Service Community to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries.
September 24 – 26, 2019 • Philadelphia, PA
August 8, 2019, during the General Session of Fire-Rescue International, Chief Dennis Compton was recognized for his contributions in the fire service by the International Association of Fire Chiefs.
On July 31, Chief Compton announced that he is stepping down as the Board Chairman effective August 18. Upon Chief Compton’s announcement, the Board, by unanimous vote, elected Mr. Troy Markel to take over as the Board Chairman.
X2 All-Natural Energy Drink has partnered with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and urges the community to get involved in the “Be Xtraordinary Challenge,” a virtual stair climb for those unable to participate in local stair climbs.
Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth financial information about our organization.
The Columbia Southern University (CSU) scholarship covers up to 60 hours toward one online degree program with Columbia Southern University. The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition for up to three years or until the completion of the selected online degree program, whichever comes first.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is looking to tell the stories of how fire and life safety codes have impacted your community, department and personnel.
The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium and Fire Forum, which revisited Truman’s 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, was entered into the Congressional Record on May 23, 2019.
April – September 2019
Locations Across the U.S.
The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs are not timed races, but a way for everyone to remember America’s fallen firefighters.
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September 24 – 26, 2019
Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District – Philadelphia, PA
This is an interactive opportunity for firefighters, researchers, and manufacturers to discuss the next generation of technological advances that will impact firefighters, fire departments, cities, and the greater environment.
October 5 – 6, 2019
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.
October 6, 2019
Dover International Speedway – Dover, DE
The event is open to everyone and benefits the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which assists the families of fallen firefighters. Since 2008, the program has raised over $889,000.