Close this search box.
Foundation News

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on the Road to Indy to Join Thousands of Fire and Rescue Professionals at FDIC International

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on the Road to Indy to Join Thousands of Fire and Rescue Professionals at FDIC International

Foundation co-hosting special events in support of fallen firefighters, their families, and fire departments during FDIC 2024
FDIC 2024
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and CEO Victor Stagnaro, are proud to once again be a part of FDIC International. As in years past, the conference brings together thousands of fire and rescue professionals from around the world to attend top training and educational courses, as well as provide valuable networking opportunities. While you’re at FDIC 2024, please visit the NFFF in Booth #8853 at Lucas Oil Stadium to learn about the variety of programs and support the Foundation provides to our Fire Hero Families. It is also a great time to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and network! In addition, make sure you maximize your experience by attending a variety of NFFF-related special events planned throughout the week:
Whelen Engineering Company
Unveiling of Special Paint Scheme on the No. 2 Whelen Chevrolet
April 18, 2024 12:30 pm
Whelen Engineering Booth #3223

Whelen has collaborated with RCR and the NFFF to memorialize the fallen firefighters on the 2024 Roll of Honor with a special paint scheme on the No. 2 Whelen Chevrolet. Join us for the unveiling in Booth 3223, hosted by NFFF’s Victor Stagnaro, Whelen leadership, and No. 2 driver Jesse Love!

Victor Stagnaro
NFFF CEO Victor Stagnaro on “Live at FDIC”
April 18, 2024 3:15 pm
Convention Center, Capitol Avenue entrance

Hear CEO Victor Stagnaro discuss the mission of the NFFF and ways fire departments can honor and remember fallen firefighters during the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. He will discuss the NFFF’s fundraising events that are taking place during FDIC; encourage people to visit the Whelen booth to view the NASCAR Whelen #2 car, which showcases the names of the fallen firefighters being memorialized this year; and invite all attendees to visit the NFFF booth.

Stop, Drop, Rock 'n' Roll 2024
April 18, 2024 7:00 - 11:00 pm
Indiana Roof Ballroom

Your participation helps the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation honor and support the families of firefighters who have died in the line of duty. Join us for great food, entertainment, and live and silent auctions as the Indiana Roof Ballroom transforms to an Irish Pub for one night only. Indianapolis Colts Offensive Lineman Danny Pinter and Colts VP of Communications & External Affairs, Steve Campbell will be on hand to support the cause!

FDIC 9/11 Stair Climb
April 19, 2024 1:00 p.m.
Indiana Roof Ballroom

The 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb is not a timed race event, but a way to remember the 343 FDNY firefighters who died on 9/11/2001. This annual event benefits programs provided by the NFFF to support the families of your local fallen firefighters and the FDNY Counseling Service Unit. We look forward to seeing old friends and meeting new ones!