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Coping with the Holidays and Survivors’ Night Before Christmas

– It's that time of year again—holidays, shopping, songs, food, parties. Memories, dread, sadness, obligations, forced cheer. Wherever you are in your own journey, it’s good to anticipate that there will be some tough moments and to have a plan in place to deal with those. READ


Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Wichita Commercial Roof Collapse

– An auto dealership roof collapse killed the fire chief, two firefighters, and chief fire inspector of the Wichita Fire Department on November 21, 1968. READ


Holiday Self-Care Checklist

Grieving During the Holidays

– The holidays can be difficult when you are grieving. Michele Neff Hernandez, founder and CEO of Soaring Spirits International, has some gentle reminders for navigating the holiday season. READ


A Season of Gratitude

A Season of Gratitude

– As most enter November and December with our minds on the holidays. We reflect on the year and consider our individual and collective blessings. For Fire Hero Families, the holidays don’t stop, but we try to reconcile our loss as the world around them shouts “joy,” “peace” and “love.” As with everything, the path varies for each individual. But to a person, despite overwhelming loss, there is, nonetheless, a sense of gratitude and blessing. READ


Responding to Mass Violence Incidents: A Conversation with Those Who Have Been There

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Medical University of South Carolina’s National Crime Victims Research Center have produced a webinar focusing on several events that occurred where small and medium sized fire departments found themselves in the middle of some of the nation’s most horrific human tragedies. » Watch the Webinar & Download the Sample SOG READ


Crisis Intervention

Crisis Intervention Information

– It is important, especially right now while everyone is under a considerable amount of extra stress, to know how to access crisis intervention, should you need immediate help. Just like calling 911 for a medical emergency, there is good help available for psychological and emotional crisis points.  READ


Make Your #GivingTuesday a #FireHeroTuesday

Make the Greatest Impact this #FireHeroTuesday

– On December 1, 2020, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) will again mark #GivingTuesday with #FireHeroTuesday, kicking off our holiday season of giving. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is excited to announce that The Presto Foundation will match your donation before or on #FireHeroTuesday.  READ


Roadway Safety Survey

Help Make Responders Safer on Our Nation’s Roadways

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is conducting a survey to gather data on responder fatalities, injuries, near misses, and struck-by incidents that have occurred during emergency response on our nation’s highways. The survey will be open until December 15, 2020. » Take the Survey Now READ


NV Tribute Red Blend

Share a Glass in Tribute

– For this release of Tribute Red Blend, we embodied a wine that supports the traditional blend of Zinfandel, Syrah, and Alicante Bouschet. When you pour a glass, NV Tribute Red Blend showcases a beautiful dark rich color and hints of blueberry pie and maple on the nose. READ


National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ornament

Remember Heroes This Holiday with a National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ornament

– This National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ornament keepsake is a great way to remember fallen firefighters with your family this holiday season. Your purchase supports the programs of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation which honors America's fallen firefighters, assists their families, and works to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. READ