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

Maui boy battling cancer to be made honorary FDNY firefighter

Trucker Dukes, a three-year-old boy suffering from stage IV neuroblastoma will be named an honorary firefighter by the FDNY later this month, reports KHON Channel 2. The boy met  FDNY Captain Jim Grismer while visiting the city from his home in Maui for treatment at Sloane Kettering. The firefighters gave him a birthday party at their firehouse and […]

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FDNY firefighter, retired NYPD detective to bring vital care packages to Flint

Retired NYPD Detective Raymond Ramos and FDNY firefighter William West are delivering supplies to Flint, Michigan. The two men raised $12,000 through social media and fundraisers. Ramos called contacts in Flint and identified the most vital items needed — water, hand sanitizer and wet wipes. “We decided we should go over there and help those people. It’s a real neighborhood thing, a […]

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Mother of 9/11 victim: Needs have changed but still remain

Charles Wasilewski interviewed Mary Fetchet, mother of 9/11 victim Bradley Fetchet, 24, and founder of Voices of September 11th for My Central NJ on March 28, 2016. Voices of September 11th works to promote resiliency among those who have experienced traumatic events. Read the interview here.

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