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

Retired Army Corporal who lost his legs in war gets new smart home from Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Double amputee, Silver Star recipient and retired Army Corporal David Bixler received a “smart” house in his hometown of Waldorf, Maryland from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation this week reported Amy Aubert of ABC7. The house has an elevator and can be entirely run from an iPad that Bixler can use from a wheelchair. […]

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FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation raises $250G for slain Dallas police officers’ families

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is raising money for the families of the police officers killed and wounded in Dallas last week, report Chauncey Alcorn and Denis Slattery in the NY Daily News. The widows of slain NYPD detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu  each donated $10,000. The online fund by Tunnel to Towers has raised more than $260,000 […]

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A letter to the Orlando families from a September 11th widow

Dear Orlando Families, I write to you full of compassion for the grief you are enduring right now. When my husband was killed – murdered – in the World Trade Center, I too was flung into a spotlight I didn’t want, didn’t expect, didn’t know how to cope with. I had people, strangers, the whole […]

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