Mission: Providing support to fallen and/or injured firefighters and their families and providing education to the public about wildland fires and firefighters
Programs: Assistance to families of fallen and/or injured wildland firefighters wff provides direct grants and benevolent assistance to help injured firefighters and their families, as well as families of fallen firefighters, bereavement assistance and counseling, travel for medical and funeral services, benevolent assistance for basic living needs in hardship cases, and christmas assistance for the children through the santas helpers program. During 2017, wff supported over 155 firefighters and their families.
public education wff provides education to the public regarding the nature of wildfires and the dangers and the effects on the wildland firefighters the men and women who put their lives on the line. Wff offices house a wildland firefighter museum, providing memoriabilia, photographs and educational materials on display to the public. During 2017, wff staff also travelled to numerous locations to provide public education.