Make #GivingTuesday a #FireHeroTuesday

On Tuesday, November 28 you can help the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) further our mission to honor our nation’s fallen firefighters, assist their loved ones and work to reduce line-of-duty deaths through #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

December 8, 2017 – 4:30 pm

Tree Lighting to Honor Fallen Firefighters

The program will feature music by the Frederick Adventist Academy, Bells of Faith and musical guests Jason and Michelle Hannan. Honor Guards will place a wreath at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial followed by hot cocoa and refreshments.
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» Send an Ornament for Your Firefighter

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Watch Video From the Last Family Tree Lighting

American Firefighter Celebrates the Nation’s Firefighters and Their Families

Paul Mobley has taken his camera on the road to photograph America’s bravest. In this collection of intimate and powerful photographic portraits, we get a glimpse of what it means to answer the call and run toward danger.


Parents and Siblings of Fallen Firefighters Show Support for One Another

On November 3 - 4, 2017, the NFFF hosted a retreat for a group of 20 parents and siblings of fallen firefighters.

ResponderSafety.Com Launches Distracted Driving Campaign

ResponderSafety.Com has developed tools to get the message out about the dangers distracted drivers pose to responders.
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CFSI Accepting Nominations for Fire Service Leadership Awards

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award is December 7, 2017.
» Submit Your Nomination Online

Download the Be a Hero, Save A Hero® App with Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

The new Be a Hero, Save a Hero® app from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation can help you stay safe with valuable fire prevention information, special weather and seasonal notifications, and more.
» Download the Be a Hero, Save a Hero® App


#FireHeroTuesday 2017

November 28, 2017
Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back; communities around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. The NFFF will mark #GivingTuesday with #FireHeroTuesday.

2017 National Fallen Firefighters Family Tree Lighting

December 8, 2017
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel – Emmitsburg, MD
Each year, during the holidays, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation decorates trees in memory of our fallen firefighters.
» Send an Ornament for Your Firefighter

Firehouse World 2018

March 6 – 7, 2018
San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #745.

FDIC 2018

April 26 – 28, 2018
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #13004.