After all the hectic shopping days, help inspire giving. #GivingTuesday is a special call to action and creates a national day of giving around the annual shopping and spending season to inspire giving every day. FoF has 3 ways for you to participate! Learn more here.




FDNY firefighters & family members: Join us for free Nutrition Workshops this month, offered by Diane Paxton, MS, LAc.

The first will be held this Thursday, December 5, at 5PM at Friends of Firefighters. For more information and for the other available dates, see here.



Due to the large response to the November Bone Marrow Drive, FoF has extended your chance to register. Stop by during office hours this month (Mon-Fri, 9AM-5PM) for a quick cheek swab. You may be the match that could save a life.



Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members and are held at FoF and free of charge unless otherwise noted. Below is an overview – visit our services page for more information.

Counseling / By appointment
We are excited to offer counseling sessions in downtown Manhattan Tuesday mornings. Please note, availability is limited so will be offered on a first come first serve basis.

Biofeedback Program (Please Note: No Biofeedback sessions this week)
Massage Therapy / 10AM-1PM / By Appointment / $25/hour

Acupuncture / 10AM-4PM / Drop – in 10-11AM & By Appointment 11AM-4PM
Yoga with Felecia / 10:15-11:15AM / Drop – ins welcome / Limitless Fitness, Staten Island
Financial Guidance / 10AM-3PM / Drop – ins and by appointment

Yoga with Cecilia & Friends / 7:30 – 8:30PM / Mrs. Elaine’s School of Dance, Rockaway Park / Sign up by e-mailing Cecilia at yogawithcecilia@yahoo.com

Firehouse Visits: Our massage therapist, acupuncturist, and biofeedback coach have been making brief visits to firehouses to explain their services. If your firehouse is interested in a visit, be in touch.