2018 New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Presented by Chase

New York Knicks Will Hold First-Ever Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Presented by Chase at Madison Square Garden

The New York Knicks and Chase will hold the first-ever Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 31 inside Madison Square Garden, prior to the team’s First Responders Night game against the Detroit Pistons at 5:00 pm. The Stair Climb will be open to 343 participants, who will have the opportunity to climb the equivalent of 110 flights of stairs, paying tribute to the 343 FDNY members who passed away on September 11, 2001. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) organizes and executes 9/11 Memorial Stair Climbs all over the country.

New Scholarship Honors Extraordinary Life of Fallen Firefighter

In recognition of Alan’s spirit for giving, the NFFF has established the Alan Patrick Sondej Memorial Scholarship Fund for Families of Fallen Firefighters. This new scholarship will be part of the Foundation’s Sarbanes Scholarship Program and was made possible by a donation from a former volunteer firefighter from Prince George’s County.

The Foundation Trumpet – Winter 2018 Edition

The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find the latest news on how we are fulfilling our mission.
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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

Remembering Chief Leonard King, Sr.

It is with profound sadness that we share the news that Retired Chief Leonard T. King, Sr., died Thursday, February 1, in Annapolis, Maryland.

There is Still Time to Apply for the 2018 – 2019 Sarbanes Scholarship

Applications are being accepted through April 1, 2018 for the 2018-2019 Sarbanes Scholarship Program which provides assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

New documentary features San Diego Fire-Rescue

In a new National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) documentary featuring San Diego Fire-Rescue, Chief Brian Fennessy talks about one critical incident the department faced where he didn’t envision the difficult path it would take.


NFFF 2018-2019 Scholarship Applications Accepted

January 1 – April 1, 2018
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation offers financial assistance for post-secondary education and training to spouses, life partners, children and stepchildren of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

2018 New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Presented by Chase

March 31, 2018
Madison Square (Garden Chase Square Entrance) – New York, NY

FDIC 2018

April 26 – 28, 2018
Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN
Visit the NFFF Booth #13004.
» 2018 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
» Stop, Drop, Rock n Roll

Outward Bound 2018

June 9 – 15, 2018
Outward Bound Mid-Atlantic
An adventure awaits you! Outward Bound 2018 adventure specifically designed for youth coping with the death of a loved one.
» Register by April 23, 2018