2020 Annual Impact Report

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Releases 2020 Annual Impact Report Looks Ahead To 2021

The 2020 Annual Impact Report outlines how, through your support, we’ve been able to continue our efforts to honor and remember America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and to reduce firefighter line-of-duty deaths and injuries.


Explore Ways to View the Grief Through a New Lens

Through a New Lens is a virtual event that will give Fire Hero Families the opportunity to try some new lenses— through a variety of free virtual sessions. Opportunities include sessions about grief, loss, and change, and offer practical life skills to help with day-to-day concerns. Connect with other Fire Hero Family members, learn new skills, and have fun along the way!


Matching Gifts

NFFF Launches Expanded Matching Gifts Program

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is announcing that supporters can now increase the power of their donations by double (or more!) through a its Matching Gifts Program.


Watch the Latest Recorded IC-to-IC Webinar

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion –
Medical Office Building Fire

This webinar features a discussion with Chief Scott Burnette and Deputy Chief Chris Budzinski of the Asheville Fire Department (NC) about a commercial fire that killed a firefighter in July 2011.

Upcoming IC-to-IC Webinar

Prince William County (VA) Residential Fire

April 22, 2021 1:00 pm (ET)
Watch Live on Zoom

This webinar features a discussion with Deputy Chief James Forgo about a residential fire that resulted in a line-of-duty death in April 2007.


During the Covid-19 Pandemic, the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD, the home of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, is closed to the public. Pending more information on this national emergency, we ask for your patience and understanding.

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Memorial Monday – Bowen-Merrill Bookstore Fire

Thirteen firefighters died while working to extinguish a basement fire at the Bowen-Merrill Bookstore, on March 17, 1890 in Indianapolis.


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Maglite Honors Wendy Norris with Firefighter Hero Award

Wendy Norris was honored by Maglite and the NFFF for her efforts to help families after catastrophic injuries or deaths of first-responders.


Remembering Eileen Coglianese

The Board of Directors and Staff of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and the Fire Hero Family community as we mourn the loss of our friend Eileen Coglianese on March 4, 2021.


Read the Foundation Trumpet Newsletter – Winter 2021 Edition

The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find recent news on how we are fulfilling our mission.

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State Connections – April 2021

April 15, 2021 EST
Zoom

Our State Connections events are virtual meetings where you can talk with other families from your state. We know some of you already meet locally to share information and socialize. This will provide a great opportunity to meet other Fire Hero Families in your area, make connections, and find support.


Through a New Lens

April 19 – 25, 2021
Online Through Zoom

Through a New Lens is a virtual event that will give Fire Hero Families the opportunity to try some new lenses— through a variety of free virtual sessions. Opportunities include sessions about grief, loss, and change, and offer practical life skills to help with day-to-day concerns. Connect with other Fire Hero Family members, learn new skills, and have fun along the way!


IC-to-IC Discussion: Prince William County Residential Fire

April 22, 2020 1:00 PM EST
Webinar

This webinar features a discussion with Deputy Chief James Forgo about a Prince William County residential fire that resulted in a line-of-duty death in April 2007.


Virtual Camp HAL May 2021

Parent Session – May 6, 2021 8:00 pm EST
Camp Session – May 8, 2021 2:00 pm EST
Zoom

No need to wait until summer! With fewer opportunities for children to socialize and play this year, our Virtual Camp HAL events can serve as a catalyst to bring the children and their parent/guardians in our community together!