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Make Bells Ring from Coast to Coast

 

Honor our nation’s fallen firefighters with a simple act. Ring bells in your community during the weekend of October 3-4, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. Join Bells Across America for Fallen Firefighters by holding a small ceremony in your community to recognize heroes who gave the…

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Added by NFFF on October 1, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

87 Fallen Firefighters to be honored at National Memorial on Sunday, October 4

Join the U.S. Fire Service in honoring the lives of 84 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2014 and three firefighters who died in previous years during the 34th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service on Sunday, October 4.

The service begins…

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Added by NFFF on October 1, 2015 at 5:54pm — No Comments

September 27, 2009 National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Event at Dover International Speedway Continues Full Steam Ahead

Just one year after a successful inaugural event, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) event is set to surpass the attendance of the previous event during upcoming September 27, 2009 event at Dover International Speedway.



More than 500 firefighters and their families attended the September 21, 2008 event. Dover International Speedway and event sponsors donated just under $28,000 to the NFFF.



To date, more than 1,300… Continue

Added by NFFF on July 24, 2009 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Resource Kit Volume 4 Released to Over 35,000 Fire Departments Nationwide

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation News Release





Video: Preview Resource Kit Volume 4



Emmitsburg, MD - The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) through the Everyone Goes Home® Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Program is proud to announce the release of the Firefighter Life Safety Initiatives Resource Kit Volume 4 to over 35,000 fire departments nationwide in August 2009.



An initial release of 1,000 Volume 4 kits will take place on… Continue

Added by NFFF on July 24, 2009 at 11:19am — No Comments

Win an NFFF Honor Bear!

Last week we introduced the Honor Bear giveaway on Twitter After an overwhelming number of Facebook users declared they wanted in on the giveaway but couldn't betray Facebook by joining Twitter, we added a Facebook giveaway too. This means you have 2 separate chances of winning the Honor Boyds Bear we're giving to our supporters, as a thank you to them and firefighters and their families across… Continue

Added by NFFF on July 20, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

NFFF Honor Bear Twitter Giveaway

The NFFF is giving away Honor bears as a thank you to all who support us! Honor was made by the folks at Boyds Bears as a tribute to those firefighters who have lost their lives.





Watch Twitter and the Facebook page for updates on this. The first drawing starts July 15 and will end Friday, July 24. There will be more drawings in the future, so if you don't win, stay tuned in for the next drawing!



How to enter

Entering is simple and takes 3 steps:

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Added by NFFF on July 15, 2009 at 4:10pm — No Comments

NFFF Golf Tournaments

In 2003, the first National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament was held to raise awareness and to help sustain the programs of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.



Now in its sixth year, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament has grown to include over 30 regional golf tournaments held across the country on behalf of the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. These tournaments will help the Foundation continue to support the families and… Continue

Added by NFFF on June 17, 2009 at 9:52am — No Comments

2009 Roll of Honor Posted

The list of firefighters who will be honored at the 2009 Memorial Weekend has been released. To view a PDF file of the list, please visit http://weekend.firehero.org/2009RollofHonor.pdf



The 2009 Memorial Weekend will take place October 2-4, 2009 at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, MD. The NETC is home of the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Chapel, the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, and the Walk of Honor.



To date, 22 Honor Guard Units/Pipe Bands… Continue

Added by NFFF on June 10, 2009 at 9:37am — No Comments

Everyone Goes Home® Program Asks for Your Help in a Brief U.S. Fire Prevention Survey

With assistance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Institution of Fire Engineers US Branch has established a steering committee comprised of noted fire service and related agency leaders to guide a national strategic planning process for the fire loss prevention that results in a national plan that will coordinate activities and fire prevention efforts. This steering committee is called Vision 20/20. The website is www.strategicfire.org.





This project involves a… Continue

Added by NFFF on June 10, 2009 at 8:47am — No Comments

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Offer Available Now for September 27, 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at Dover International Speedway

Dover International Speedway News Release



Following a successful first year, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and Dover International Speedway have once again teamed up to create awareness and raise funds for the worthy non-profit organization. A special package for firefighters and their families is available now for the Sept. 27, 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Monster Mile and includes a ticket to the race and an appearance by driver Kevin… Continue

Added by NFFF on June 9, 2009 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Show Your Fallen Brothers and Sisters - and Their Families - That You Care

Firefighters across the U.S. are urged to show the families of fallen brothers & sisters that you care by signing a Web-based Memorial Book to honor those lost in the line of duty.



By signing the Memorial Book at www.sperianfire.com, firefighters will help make a $60,000 donation by Sperian Fire possible to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The donation will be made by Sperian Fire in the names of the firefighters who have signed the Book.



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Added by NFFF on June 9, 2009 at 10:21am — No Comments

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