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NFFF thanks 24-Hour Cold Water Challenge supporters

They’ve received nearly 250 donations in the past week; the donation directly helps survivors of fallen firefighters

EMMITSBURG, Md. — In the past week, the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has received nearly 250 donations thanks to participants in the 24-Hour Cold Water Challenge.

The donations made directly help the survivors of fallen firefighters. However, NFFF urges firefighters, survivors and supporters to keep safety in mind if you accept a challenge.

You can fulfill your challenge obligation by going to and be sure to click on the Cold Water Challenge box. Show others you’ve fulfilled your promise from your confirmation screen by sharing on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

You can also send a check to National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, P.O. Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, Md. 21727 and earmarking it as Cold Water Challenge.

For those that are “called-out” by a friend or colleague, post your video on our Facebook page here.