NFFF Connect: Laughter is Good Medicine

Laughter is Good Medicine

– Laughter is indeed good medicine, and we would like to celebrate the end of the week with some really terrible jokes. READ

NFFF Connect

Meet the NFFF Family Programs Team

– The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Family Programs team is here for you, carrying out the organization’s original mission: to honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes and to provide resources to assist their families in rebuilding their lives.  READ

Fire Hero Family Events Through the End of Summer Cancelled

– During this unsettling time, for all of our safety, especially those working on the front lines, we have made the difficult decision to cancel in-person Fire Hero Family events through the end of... READ

NFFF Connect: Daily Wellness While at Home

Simple Breathing Exercise for Stress Management

– If you are looking for quick ideas, health experts at Johns Hopkins have some simple advice for promoting wellness daily while sheltering in place.  READ

Fire and Life Safety Tips

Home Fire and Life Safety Tips During the COVID-19 Crisis

– During the COVID-19 Pandemic, many more people are in their homes for longer periods of time which can present enhanced risks due to increased cooking, use of heating equipment, and consumption of smoking materials and alcohol. These activities, although they may be thought of as routine, can turn disastrous if not exercised with an attitude of prevention. READ

What’s Your Grief

Self-care Tips from What’s Your Grief

– Take a deep breath. Remind yourself, there is no right or wrong way to feel. You are doing the best you can with a difficult situation. READ

NFFF Connect: Gratitude

Establishing a Gratitude Practice

– Remember, gratitude is good for us. It amplifies the good, rescues us from the grip of negativity, and connects us with the goodness in our lives. The more we practice gratitude, the more we will find to be grateful for in our daily life. READ


– If you are stuck at home right now and looking for things to pass the time, this is a great opportunity to paint some rocks in support of fallen heroes, as well as those in fire service, law enforcement, medical fields, and others who are fighting this outbreak on the front lines. READ

NFFF Connect: Humor


– What is lifting you up and reminding you to smile right now? Laughter is best when shared. READ

You can help keep our firefighters safe

– The nation’s fire service is turning to you for help. There’s a lot you can do to make it safer for firefighters. And many of these same actions will help prevent harm to others on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle, like police officers, nurses and doctors.  READ