Category Archives: Family Foundations

Slain NYPD cop’s family celebrates paid-off, renovated home from Siller Foundation

This Wednesday, Maritza Ramos, the widow of murdered NYPD Detective Rafael Ramos, celebrated at her renovated mortgage-free home in Brooklyn. The FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation raised $1.2 million and paid the mortgage for the homes of Detective Ramos and his partner Detective Wenjian Liu, who was killed in the same attack, reported Maria Alvarez in Newsday. The Liu […]

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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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Moore’s John Pleszewicz wins annual Robert Curatolo scholarship

John Pleszewicz, 17, has won this year’s Robert Curatolo Scholarship Fund Scholarship.The son of an NYPD detective, he names his grandfather, retired FDNY Lieutenant James Fleschner as his hero. The scholarship is named for FF Robert Curatolo, who was killed in the line of duty while participating in the rescue efforts at the World Trade Center […]

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