Early Bird Registration Ends May 31 – Register Today!

Cancer Doesn’t Discriminate: How Can You Prevent Firefighter Cancer?

As the number of firefighters and their families affected by occupational cancer steadily increases, improving education, prevention measures and support are imperative. The Fire Service Occupational Cancer Alliance is hosting the Fire Service Occupational Cancer Symposium on September 7-8, 2017.
 
Register for the Symposium Before May 31!

#BeatFFCancer • #FSCancerSymposium • #EducatePreventSupport


May 15 – July 21, 2017

Hormel® Chili Sets Out to Crown America’s Best Firehouse Chili

The contest will take place over three months, where firefighters will be encouraged to submit their best chili recipe to HORMEL® Chili for judging.
» America’s Best Firehouse Chili Contest


Registration Now Open for the 2017 Hal Bruno Camps for Children of Fallen Firefighters

In 2017, the we will partner again with Comfort Zone Camp to provide a weekend bereavement camp. For the first time, the Foundation will hold both camps together in Colorado.

Learn More:
» Register Children Ages 4-6
» Register Children Ages 7-17
» For the Fire Service: Be a “Big Buddy”

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Giving Courage – A Conversation with Chief Michael Smith

In 2016, twelve chiefs shared the realities of coping with a line-of-duty death in the documentary Giving Courage: LODD Chiefs Speak. We hope to help other fire chiefs and leaders to prevent future tragedies.


Reps. Pascrell, Collins Unveil Legislation to Establish a National Firefighter Cancer Registry

The creation of this registry would enable researchers to study the relationship between firefighters’ exposure to harmful fumes and toxins and the increased risk for cancer.


The Smokehouse Benefiting the NFFF is Coming to Dover International Speedway on Sunday, Oct. 1

Dover International Speedway is expanding its annual salute to our hometown heroes by welcoming all fans to The Smokehouse.


1-800-Boardup Launches Fundraising Partnership With the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Donations will be directed to NFFF programs that honor fallen firefighter heroes, assist their survivors and help prevent future line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


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Carry The Load 2017

April 28 – May 28, 2017
Locations Across the U.S.
Help honor and celebrate the sacrifices made by our nation’s heroes — military, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders.


2017 Hal Bruno Camps for Children of Fallen Firefighters

July 21 – 23, 2017
Two Locations Near Ward, CO
This event is a weekend bereavement camp for children of fallen firefighters who have been honored in Emmitsburg.
» Fire Service: Big Buddy Training


Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf

June – November 2017
Locations Across the U.S.
Now in its 14th year, the golf program has grown to over 30 tournaments that help the NFFF support survivors of fallen firefighters.
» Find a Golf Tournament Near You


9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs

April – November 2017
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.
» Find a Stair Climb Near You