National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Postponed
Wed, 05 Jan 2022 20:11:33 +0000

The National Firefighter Life Safety Summit 2022 Planning Committee has postponed the Summit due to the current impact of the coronavirus pandemic on fire departments across the country. A new date for the Summit will be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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Fire Hero Family Connections at the 2021 Winter Retreat
Wed, 05 Jan 2022 18:03:09 +0000

After the Grit Growth & Grace seminar series for widows, Mary Kury and Linda Herbert had an instant bond and were both from the Buffalo area. Mary recalls how amazing is was to be able to meet in person at the 2021 Winter Retreat.

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2022-2023 NFFF Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted Online
Sat, 01 Jan 2022 03:59:49 +0000

Through the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s scholarship programs, the loved ones of the fallen can realize their educational dreams. Online applications are being accepted January 1 through March 1 for the 2022-2023 Sarbanes Scholarship Program, the Alan Patrick Sondej Memorial Scholarship Fund and the Motorola Solutions Foundation Enhanced Scholarship Initiative which provides financial assistance to spouses, life partners, children, and step-children of firefighters honored at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial.

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A Look Back at 2021 – Through Grief and Gratitude
Tue, 28 Dec 2021 15:45:57 +0000

It’s been a year full of pandemic-induced challenges, on top of the line-of-duty deaths that unfortunately, we in the fire service see every single year. But at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) – we not only witness the sadness; we also experience the beauty that emerges as communities, departments and the country come together to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice and support those families and departments left behind.

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Memorial Monday – Chicago Union Stockyards Fire (IL)
Mon, 27 Dec 2021 04:01:28 +0000

Twenty-three Chicago and Morris & Company firefighters were killed in the Chicago Union Stockyards Fire on December 22, 1910.

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America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters
Wed, 15 Dec 2021 12:00:57 +0000

Watch America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters, hosted by CBS News Anchor Norah O’Donnell, recognizes heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty serving their communities and their country.

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Nominations Now Open for 2022 Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award
Tue, 14 Dec 2021 04:00:49 +0000

In appreciation for Art’s achievements, the NFFF has created the Arthur J. Glatfelter Distinguished Service Award to recognize exceptional service to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
» Download the Application Form

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Your Gift Makes Twice the Difference to the Family of a Fallen Firefighter Thanks to The Presto Foundation
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 16:14:08 +0000

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation is proud to Partner with The Presto Foundation to bring comfort and hope to the families who have lost a loved one in the line of duty.

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President Biden Signs Bipartisan Legislation Making Reforms to Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program
Tue, 07 Dec 2021 13:44:50 +0000

The bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Senator Chuck Grassley (IA), makes several changes to the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Program intended to expand eligibility and increase certain benefits. Similar legislation was introduced in the House by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9), a co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus.

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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Launches Grief Podcast to Foster Hope and Healing
Mon, 06 Dec 2021 20:31:01 +0000

Recognizing that the holidays can be challenging for those who have experienced loss, the Family Programs team at the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is launching the first in a six-episode series of its new podcast, Grief in Progress.

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