Category Archives: Family Foundations

Help build a smart home for Afghanistan veteran Scott Nokes

Kathy Cunningham, who lost her brother, Donald Robertson, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, met U.S. Marine Corporal Scott Nokes during the annual 1WTC stair climb sponsored by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Corporal Nokes, 26, served two tours in Afghanistan with the Marines and picked up an infection that cost him most […]

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Purple Heart recipient walks into newly renovated home courtesy of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Corporal Mark O’Brien lost a leg and an arm while serving in Iraq with the United States Marine Corps. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has renovated his home in East Aurora, NY to accommodate his injuries, reports Mike Baggerman for WBEN. The siblings, widow and children of FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller started the foundation in […]

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St. Peter’s Blake Gonzalez wins annual Robert Curatolo scholarship

Blake William Gonzalez will receive the 16th annual Robert Curatolo Scholarship worth $5,000 to attend St. Peter’s University. He plans to play baseball for SPU, reports Charlie De Biase Jr. for the Staten Island Advance. Robert Curatolo was an FDNY firefighter at Ladder 16. He became one of the 343 firefighters killed while responding to the […]

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