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The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to announce that we have earned a 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the sixth consecutive time the NFFF has earned this top distinction. We are equally excited to announce that the NFFF has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency which is the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar.
Join Men Forging Ahead – July 24, 2021 3:00 pm (ET)
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Join Eric Nagle from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, and the fathers, sons, and brothers in the Fire Hero Family community on Saturday, July 24th, at 3:00 pm (ET) for our monthly Men Forging Ahead gathering where we’ll explore and brainstorm ideas to organize a tribute to your firefighter such as annual events, memorials, to challenge coins, and scholarships. Hear some suggestions from those in this group who have already taken steps in that direction.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation announced the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend is currently planned to be held in-person on October 2-3, 2021, on the grounds of the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. Due to the global pandemic there continues to be uncertainties, about COVID-19 restrictions, and challenges the pandemic may bring.
Watch the Latest Recorded IC-to-IC Webinar
This webinar features a discussion with President Doreen Strickland, Abbott Volunteer Fire Department (TX), who was the Incident Commander of a fertilizer company explosion that resulted in the line-of-duty deaths of 12 firefighters in West, Texas on April 17, 2013.
Upcoming IC-to-IC Webinars
August 26, 2021 1:00 pm ET
This discussion features Deputy Chief Skip DiPaula, of the Baltimore County Fire Department (MD), who recalls a training exercise that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Robert Fogle on May 30, 2014.
September 23, 2021 1:00 pm ET
This discussion features Deputy Chief Darrell Stamper, of the Westland Fire Department (MI), who recalls on a strip mall fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Brian A. Woehlke on May 8, 2013.