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NFFF Connect

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Neosho (MO) Grain Bin Fire

– This webinar features Retired Fire Chief Greg Hickman, who was the fire chief during a Neosho (MO) grain bin fire that resulted in the line-of-duty death of Firefighter Timothy S. Hardy on November 7, 2005. » Watch the Webinar READ


NFFF Connect

NFFF IC-to-IC Discussion – Conway (SC) Residential Fire

– This webinar features Fire Chief Phillip Hendrick, who was the incident commander of a Conway (SC) residential fire, that resulted in the LODD of Christopher Gene Ray on March 20, 2016. » Watch the Webinar READ


National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

In-Person 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend – October 2-3, 2021

– Last week, 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. READ


Memorial Monday

Memorial Monday – Uptown Shelby Explosion (NC)

– The Uptown Shelby explosion on May 25, 1979, is largest single event line-of-duty death of firefighters in North Carolina. READ


National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will be held in-person on October 2 – 3, 2021

– We are honored to continue the tradition of gathering in front of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial this October to honor the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.  READ


The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter

Read the Foundation Trumpet Newsletter – Spring 2021 Edition

– The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find recent news on how we are fulfilling our mission. » Sign-Up for NFFF E-mail Updates READ


International Firefighters' Day 2021

Global Day of Gratitude Honors Firefighters Past, Present, and Future

– International Firefighters’ Day is a time where the world recognizes and honors the sacrifices firefighters make to ensure their communities are safe. This day of recognition is at the core of what the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation does. Our mission is to honor and remember America’s fallen firefighters, assist their families in rebuilding their lives, and prevent firefighter injuries and deaths. READ


NFFF Giving Circle

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Is Proud to Recognize Our Inspiring Donors in a New Way

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) introduces the NFFF Giving Circle, honoring donors who give $1,000 or more a year. The Giving Circle’s four levels are designed to offer exclusive opportunities for greater involvement with the NFFF. If your circumstances allow it, we hope you will consider becoming a member.  READ


Honor a Hero

You Can Remember Fallen Firefighters With Bricks On the Walk Of Honor®

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is asking for support from the community to place a brick on our Walk of Honor® in memory of firefighters who died while serving their communities in 2019 and in previous years. These men and women were memorialized on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in 2020. READ


Fill the Boot

Fill the Boot for Fallen Firefighters

– A time-honored tradition in the Fire Service, “Fill the Boot” campaigns traditionally raised funds in the community that were crucial for maintaining a fire department including equipment, apparatus, and other department needs. The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation asks you to be an "everydayhero" to our community by starting your own fundraiser. READ