9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.
ONLY 1 DAY LEFT!! The deadline to register for a September 11th Victims’ Compensation Fund (Zadroga) claim for KNOWN symptoms, diagnoses and disabilities is OCTOBER 3, 2013. The deadline to register for a September 11th Victims’ Compensation Fund claim for any NEW symptoms & diagnoses is October 2016. There are THREE steps involved in making a claim: 1. You must register (this is easy). 2. You must establish eligibility and receive your claim number. 3. You must apply for compensation. The process is complex — 80% of claimants are…Find out more »
September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month. To learn more about events and how you can be involved, please click here. Thyroid cancer is one of the cancers proven to be caused by toxins at the World Trade Center site. The normal rate for men to get thyroid cancer is 4 per 100,000. The rate among recovery workers is many times that rate.Find out more »
American flags bearing the name of all of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks will be on display at Omaha’s Memorial Park from Friday, September 6, 2013 to Sunday, September 15, 2013. Each flag will include the person’s name, age, and place where they were killed along with a short biography. Flags of those victims who have a connection to Nebraska connection are placed in a special circle with additional information for the ten Nebraska families who…Find out more »
As part of the National Day of Service and Remembrance, Jersey Cares will involve around 1,000 volunteers in more than 25 projects to improve local communities from Saturday, September 7, 2013 to Saturday, September 14, 2013. There will be a special focus on volunteer projects helping active service members, military families and veterans. Volunteers are needed for the following activities: – Painting murals – Assembling picnic tables and benches – Serving hot meals – Socializing with seniors and veterans…Find out more »
Every year, the New Hampshire hiking community honors those murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 by flying the American flag atop all 48 four-thousand foot and higher mountains in New Hampshire on the weekend closest to September 11. This year’s flag-planting will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2013. To participate, please visit the Flags on the 48 website and register.Find out more »
The fourth annual Heroes and Hope Century Bike Ride, a 62.5-mile (a metric century) bike ride over the route taken by United Flight 93, honors the victims of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. Heroes and Hope will begin at 8:00am on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The route traverses the final miles of the flight path of United Flight 93 on September 11, 2001, and makes a stop at the memorial to the 40 brave crew and passengers aboard,…Find out more »