National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Join the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at the 2024 FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lucas Oil Stadium
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 16:40:03 +0000

On Friday, April 19, firefighters and supporters from across the country will gather for the FDIC 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lucas Oil Stadium. This annual event is a way to honor and remember the FDNY firefighters who selflessly gave their lives so that others might live on September 11, 2001—and let their families and colleagues know that we remember.

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Join Us at Stop, Drop, Rock ’n’ Roll 2024 at FDIC
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 16:05:19 +0000

Join us for great food, entertainment, and live and silent auctions as the Indiana Roof Ballroom transforms to an Irish Pub for one night only!

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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation on the Road to Indy to Join Thousands of Fire and Rescue Professionals at FDIC International
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 15:43:28 +0000

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and CEO Victor Stagnaro, are proud to once again be a part of FDIC International. As in years past, the conference brings together thousands of fire and rescue professionals from around the world to attend top training and educational courses, as well as provide valuable networking opportunities.

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Help NFFF Find Musical Talent for Upcoming Events
Mon, 25 Mar 2024 19:40:31 +0000

Together, we’ll continue to pay tribute to our fallen heroes—and provide the beautiful gift of music to Fire Hero Families.

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Memorial Monday — Remembering Herman N. Lewis
Mon, 25 Mar 2024 04:01:10 +0000

Firefighter Herman N. Lewis, age 56, of the Indianapolis Fire Department died of a heart attack shortly after arriving to a 2-alarm fire on March 22, 1944.

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Firefighter Cancer Registry Reauthorization Act
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 15:49:44 +0000

On Wednesday, March 6th, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3821, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Reauthorization Act, by a vote of 413-7. 

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Skidmore College First Responder Health and Safety Laboratory to Receive the Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Award
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 22:30:59 +0000

The award will be presented at the 34th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, DC, on April 29, 2024.

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Memorial Monday — Remembering William E. Craighead
Mon, 26 Feb 2024 05:01:10 +0000

Firefighter William E. Craighead, age 59, of the Lynchburg Fire Department died on February 21, 1940 from injuries he sustained after falling off the back of a responding engine.

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Chief Frank Leeb Joins NFFF’s Affiliate, the First Responder Center for Excellence
Fri, 16 Feb 2024 16:31:12 +0000

The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) is delighted to welcome Chief Frank Leeb as the incoming Managing Director of our affiliate organization, the First Responder Center for Excellence (FRCE).

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National Organ Donor Day
Wed, 14 Feb 2024 05:01:03 +0000

When I learned that today is National Organ Donor Day, I instantly thought of Firefighter Riley Daniel Ray Huiras, whom we memorialized last year. Firefighter Huiras was 20 years old and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his dad and playing video games with his friends. He was sure to succeed in whatever he put his […]

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