Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation gives $100G to family of slain EMT

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has donated $100,000 in trust for the five sons of Yadira Arroyo, the New York City emergency medical technician who was murdered this week, reports John Asbury in NY Newsday. Arroyo’s sons range in age from 5 to 24. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation was formed after the September […]

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Charity pays off mortgages for family of fallen Dallas officers

The FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid the mortgages for the widows of the two Dallas police officers gunned down this summer, reported Sebastian Robetson in USA Today. Emily Thompson, the widow of Dart Officer Brent Thompson and Heidi Smith, widow of slain Sgt. Michael Smith, both were on hand to say thank you.

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NYPD, FDNY heroes team up for hurricane rescue

One of NYC’s Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue teams, made up of FDNY firefighters and NYPD officers, saved a North Carolina family from the floodwaters of Hurricane Matthew this week, report Tom Wilson and Daniel Prendergast in the NY Post. The unit consists of four boat crews and 45 members of the NYPD and FDNY. They have […]

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