#FireHeroTuesday Kicks Off a Season to Give

#FireHeroTuesday Kicks Off a Season to Give

In 2018, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) marked #GivingTuesday as #FireHeroTuesday. There is still time in 2018 to answer the call, to honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and work to prevent firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries. Thank you for your generous support!

Here are some ways that you can make a difference:

Raise a Glass in Tribute

Raise a Glass in Tribute

For the fifth year, Distant Cellars Winery is offering Tribute Wine to support the programs and services of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Three Ways to Enjoy:
» An Individual Bottle
» Packs of three
» Tribute Club

Don’t Miss the 2018 FDNY Symposium

The 2018 FDNY Symposium, courtesy of the NFFF, is FREE to all first responders. This digital, on-demand webcast runs from November 1 – December 31, 2018.

2018 FDNY Symposium


NFFF Asks Your Support to Improve Firefighter Cardiac Health

Dr. Denise Smith and her team are conducting a brief survey to better understand the incidence of various cardiovascular conditions in the fire service.
» Improve FF Cardiac Health - Take the Survey

Are you part of a High School Fire or EMS Cadet program?

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is planning the 2019 High School Fire and EMS Cadet Program Symposium and have developed a survey to identify specific areas of interest.

Stakeholders Meet to Discuss Firefighter Life Safety Initiative #11

Attendees in Columbus encouraged the development of an NFPA standard that will organize and bring structure to response policies in fire departments across the nation, noting that one of the causal factors often cited in preventable line-of-duty deaths is the lack of a policy or procedure in place or the failure to follow an existing policy.

“American Firefighter” a Review

Read Bill Carey’s review of American Firefighter, as he notes the book is “a respectful tribute to duty, service and at times sacrifice.”
» A Great Gift This Holiday Season
» Learn More: American Firefighter Celebrates the Nation’s Firefighters and Their Families


2018 FDNY Symposium

November 1 – December 31, 2018
The 2018 FDNY Symposium, a digital, on-demand webcast courtesy of the NFFF is FREE to all first responders through December 2018.
» Register for the Webcasts

Washington Capitals First Responders Group Night 2019

January 22, 2019
Capital One Arena – Washington, DC
Tickets start at $49 and include a Capitals T-Shirt and a Capitals/NFFF commemorative coin. Five dollars from each ticket purchased will support the mission of the NFFF.

Emergency Medical Services: Quality Management

February 17 – 22, 2019
National Emergency Training Center – Emmitsburg, MD
This six-day course will provide the critical components, background and principles associated with the implementation, or enhancement, of a department’s Quality Management Program.

Firehouse World 2019

March 24 – 28, 2019
Los Angeles Convention Center – Los Angeles, CA
Visit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation in Booth #249.