Category Archives: Family Foundations

Innovative addiction help center Carl’s House to open

Carl’s House, an addiction help center being built by the Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund will open in May, 2016, writes Ryan Lavis in the Staten Island Advance. Firefighter Carl Bini of Rescue 5 was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The foundation in his name helps Staten Island residents in many ways. Carl’s […]

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Tunnel to Towers Foundation says 1WTC stair climb is back on

NY1 News reported on April 6, 2016 that the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Tower Climb Honoring Captain Billy Burke in 1 World Trade Center will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016. The Durst Organization, owner of 1WTC, had cancelled the event. They have reconsidered. This year’s climbers will ascend all the way to the 102nd floor, the tower’s […]

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Firefighters honor FF Jeff Giordano by playing basketball to raise money for burn victims

NY 1‘s Talia Kaplan reported on a basketball tournament on Staten Island in which firefighters from each firehouse in the borough played in honor of FF Jeff Giordano. Giordano was killed in the rescue effort during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The Staten Island March Madness Basketball Tournament raises money for young burn […]

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