Firefighters dedicate their lives to the service of others. The Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation was established in 2004 to provide international outreach, support, and resource assistance programs for firefighters and family members that are stricken by cancer. The Foundation is creating state of the art programs for cancer education, awareness, research and prevention to ensure the quality of life and retirement of fire fighters around the world.
Jennifer K. McNamara, Esq - Family Advocate & Widow of FDNY FF John McNamara (John F. McNamara Foundation)
Cindy Scheafer - America Never Forget Coordinator
Walter Lewis - Education / F.O.O.L.s Coordinator Active Firefighter/Fire Instructor/ IAFF Local 1365
Marci Jo Mishoe - Executive Administrator
Lloyd Ann Marston - Executive Administrator
Columbus Office: Apex Fire Services 449 Industry Dr., Columbus, OH 43204 Local Phone: 614.274.6400
It is the intention of the Firefighter Cancer Foundation to serve as an advocate, educational, and supportive tool for the fire fighter service community. Information disseminated via web contact or FFCF representatives should not be used in lieu of professional medical advice and care.
Web links provided by the FFCF or other parties that link to the FFCF do not constitute an endorsement nor do we assume privacy control.
The FFCF does not share, trade, or sell donor mailing lists, contributor, or program participant information.
The following have been filed as Service Marks of the FFCF:
Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation Working to Extinguish Fire Fighter Cancer Strive to Survive Artwork: Lavender ribbon logo w/ nozzle, Lavender ribbon w/ fire helmet, Pink ribbon w/fire helmet, Yellow ribbon w/fire helmet, Green ribbon w/fire helmet.
Reproduction of these is granted only with the express permission of the Fire Fiighter Cancer Foundation, Inc. Questions regarding policy may be forwarded to:
Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation (FFCF)
P.O. Box 1640
Deland, FL 32721
The Fire Fighter Cancer Foundation will promote knowledge, awareness, and advocacy for the firefighter diagnosed with cancer. The foundation will continue to support active and retired firefighters by promoting occupation specific cancer screening and wellness testing. We are seeking volunteers, medical and fire service advisors, benefactors, and partnership with organizations of similar goals.
Support – Offer emotional support and social assistance for firefighters and family members battling cancer.
Promote – Encourage health and wellbeing by endorsing annual occupation specific cancer screenings and wellness testing.
Educate – Provide resource information to assist the firefighter diagnosed with cancer to better understand their disease. Partner with other International Cancer Organizations to offer education and awareness programs.
Assist – Provide personalized disease and treatment navigation help. Identify and locate resources needed. Establish a national prescription assistance program for firefighters diagnosed with cancer. Provide our members enduring chemotherapy with a home air purification unit to help them remain healthy during treatment. Effect improved communication among all first responders to include retired firefighters.
Research – Identify leaders in medicine and science who can offer treatment options. Educate national and regional elected officials to advance national firefighter cancer studies.