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The Truman Fire Forum

– At the Truman Fire Forum on May 7. 2019, three days of events concluded with an agreement on five priorities for the fire service to attack in an effort to make our nation a safer place to live. READ


Watch Highlights of the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

– 72-years, to the day, after President Harry S. Truman appeared before his 1947 National Conference on Fire Prevention, fire service leaders and others again gathered to discuss many of the same important issues. This time, as part of the annual Truman Legacy Symposium in Florida.  READ


Watch Kickoff of Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium & Truman Fire Forum

– Last night fire service leaders and others were welcomed to Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Florida to kick-off the 17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium and Truman Fire Forum. Here are the highlights. READ


Firefighter Hero of the Month

Nominate a Hero for the Firefighter Hero of the Month

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has partnered with MAGLITE to highlight the extraordinary work that firefighters do every day in their communities. As part of the Firefighter Hero of the Month program, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and MAGLITE will travel the country throughout the year to recognize these heroes. READ


Watch Highlights from the New York Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Presented by Chase

– The Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb was held on April 7, inside Madison Square Garden. This climb benefits the NFFF, the Uniformed Firefighters Association Widows and Childrens Fund, and the FDNY Counseling Services Unit. READ


Tyler Rutter: Why I Climb

– Every time I have participated in a stair climb for the past eight years, I have climbed in honor of Michael F. Cammarata and Christina Taylor Green. Every event I’m blessed to share their stories and learn of another heroes that perished that day as I select another picture to carry with me as I climb. READ


4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Earns 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. This is the fourth consecutive time the Foundation has earned this top distinction.  READ


2019 Knicks 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

A Climb to Remember and a Way to Never Forget 343 Firefighters

– Take the steps of Madison Square Garden to honor the memories of the 343 members of FDNY who bravely gave their lives trying to save others on September 11, 2001. READ


2019 High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium

NFFF to Host the National High School Fire & EMS Cadet Program Symposium

– The Symposium, the first event of its kind, will be held July 10-12, 2019, and will empower cadet programs with the tools they need to maximize their learning outcomes. READ


2019 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

A climb to remember and a way to never forget 343 firefighters

– This stair climb benefits the FDNY Counseling Services Unit and the programs provided by the NFFF to support the families of our nation’s fallen firefighters. READ