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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


The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter

Read the Spring 2019 Trumpet Newsletter

– The Foundation Trumpet Newsletter is the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s online quarterly newsletter. This is where you will find the latest news about how we are honoring America’s fallen firefighters, assisting their families, and working to prevent firefighter deaths and injuries. 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


2019 Hal Bruno Camps for Children of Fallen Firefighters

Register for the Hal Bruno Camps for Children of Fallen Firefighters

– It’s camp time again, one of our favorite times of the year! The Fire Hero Family Programs team is pleased to invite you and your children to attend the 8th annual Hal Bruno Camp. This special camp is open to children and step-children whose firefighter parent has been honored or is approved to be honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial. This weekend camp gives grieving children a chance to just be children, while also providing a safe space to share with peers who have suffered a similar loss. READ


17th Annual Truman Legacy Symposium

Announcing the 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium – a Partnership of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the Key West Harry S. Truman Foundation

– The 17th Annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium will be held on May 5-6, 2019, on the historic grounds of the Harry S. Truman Little White House in Key West, Florida. READ