Our mission is to honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes, to provide resources to assist their survivors in rebuilding their lives, and work within the Fire Service Community to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries.
New Ornament Photos Just Added! More to Come!
On #GivingTuesday, we kicked off our season to give to help honor America’s fallen fire heroes, assist their families, and prevent firefighter injuries and deaths. There’s still time to show your support before the year is over!
Your Gift Helps Families and Firefighters All Year Long
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.
Coming in late December, a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation documentary called “San Diego Fire – Rescue, Leadership So Everyone Goes Home.” It looks at the many challenges line officers and fire chiefs face in trying to keep firefighters safe and healthy as deal with the many hazards that come with the job.
On November 3 – 4, 2017, the NFFF hosted a retreat for a group of 20 parents and siblings of fallen firefighters.
ResponderSafety.Com has developed tools to get the message out about the dangers distracted drivers pose to responders.
» Download Resources for Your Department
The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award is December 7, 2017.
» Submit Your Nomination Online
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
January 23 – 25, 2017
Richardson Civic Center – Richardson, TX
March 6 – 7, 2018
San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA
Visit the NFFF in Booth #745.
April 26 – 28, 2018
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #13004.