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  • 2014 Fall Board Meeting
    2014 Fall Board Meeting

    The NVFC Fall Meeting will be held in Lafayette, LA, on September 17-19. Learn more and register.

  • Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters
    Guide for Families of Volunteer Firefighters

    A new guide from the NVFC helps families navigate the volunteer fire service life and provides guidance for keeping family relationships strong. Learn more and access the guide.

  • National Preparedness Month
    National Preparedness Month

    It's National Preparedness Month, and this year's theme is Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare. Find resources to help your department and community be prepared. Click here.

  • Share the Load
    Share the Load

    Behavioral health is just as critical as physical health and safety. The NVFC has launched the Share the Load behavioral health campaign. Access resources, including the Fire/EMS Helpline at

  • Help Volunteers Impacted by Disasters
    Help Volunteers Impacted by Disasters

    The NVFC Volunteer Firefighter Support Fund provides stipends to help volunteer firefighters, EMS personnel, and rescue workers impacted by a state- or federally-declared disaster.

    Learn how you can help.

  • NVFC Staff Accepts Challenge, Donates to Firefighter Support Fund

    The staff of the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) was recently challenged by the staff of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Ther…


  • Register for the 2014 National Junior Firefighter Academy at Scott Safety

    NVFC to provide travel scholarships to select attendees The NVFC’s National Junior Firefighter Program and Tyco / Scott Safety have teamed up for the fourth year in a row to bring the National J…


  • Support the NVFC through Combined Federal Campaign & United Way

    Designate CFC#11395 and United Way #9657 in your pledge Each year, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and United Way raise money for charities and non-profits through a concentrated donation ca…


  • Survey: Many Firefighters Putting Love of Firefighting Above Health, Safety

    A recent survey of 2,400 firefighters contributes to the renewed national conversation on firefighter health and efforts to prevent line of duty deaths from cardiovascular and other health events. Rea


  • Fire Prevention Week Starts October 5

    We are less than a month away from the start of Fire Prevention Week. Use the week of October 5-11 to spread important fire prevention and safety messages in your community, educate community members…


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