News

NFFF Honors Our Nation’s Fallen Heroes: 50 First Responders Succumb to COVID-19

– First responders continue to be among the most vulnerable to contract the virus because of their proximity to new and unconfirmed cases. Regrettably, the death toll now includes the names of 50 fire and EMS Members (29 fire service personnel and 21 EMS personnel); and this COVID-19 Pandemic is far from over. READ


Charity

COVID-19 fundraising scams hurt the real charities helping those on the front lines

– It is important to do your homework and become an informed donor to ensure your money is used wisely. A good place to start is Charity Navigator’s website www.charitynavigator.org. Charity Navigator evaluates U.S. charitable organizations. It does not accept donations or advertising from any of the charities it evaluates.  READ


Staying Mentally Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Short Video: Staying Mentally Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part 5

– This week, Dr. Moreland talks about how to support members of your family, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember, no one has to go through this alone. READ


Upcoming Virtual Support Groups

– Here’s a list of upcoming virtual support groups through Zoom! Groups are free to Fire Hero Family members; you must pre-register. READ


Staying Mentally Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Short Video: Staying Mentally Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part 4

– This week, Dr. Moreland talks about seeking help and social support, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember, no one has to go through this alone. READ


Love Remains

– It is a myth that, in order to move forward after loss, we have to leave the person who died behind, to put the memories away and sever the bonds. People who grieve understand that the love remains, and we carry it forward with us as we greet each new day. May love continue to guide you on your journey. READ


Hang Out With Friends and Family Online

Hang Out With Friends and Family Online

– Technology is not a replacement for in-person visits, but there are lots of options that allow us to stay connected.  READ


2020 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend Update

– Many of you may be wondering how this will impact the 2020 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend on October 3-4, 2020. At this time, no decision has been made. READ


The Importance of Playing, Laughing, and Relaxing

– While we are all trying to work and do school from home right now, don’t forget the importance of scheduling time to just play, laugh, and relax. Here are some important reasons why.  READ


Pamela Hagens

Easy Workout and Movement Activities You Can Do from Home, with Pamela Hagens

– If you are feeling disconnected, down, or need to touch base with your Fire Hero Family, sign up for upcoming support groups through Zoom! Groups are free to Fire Hero Family members; you must pre-register. READ