When disaster strikes, the IAFF Charitable Foundation provides financial and other assistance to fire fighters, paramedics, and their families who suffer hardship following a federally declared emergency.
When fire fighters suffer burns, the IAFF Charitable Foundation works to improve the quality of life for these and the more than 500,000 burn survivors across North America whose lives are changed each year as a result of a burn injury.
When fire fighters are killed in the line of duty, the IAFF Charitable Foundation honors their sacrifice at an annual memorial service and provides support and assistance to the family of the fallen.
The IAFF Charitable Foundation offers financial assistance to children of fallen fire fighters to pursue post-secondary education.
The health and safety of fire fighters are always at stake; the IAFF Charitable Foundation ensure fire fighters and paramedics have the tools and education necessary to do the job.