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.
The Shirley Fiterman Art Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College in Lower Manhattan is hosting Top of the World, an exhibit on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks. The exhibit opened on November 12, 2013 (coinciding with the opening of 4 WTC) and is ongoing. Top of the World consists of photographs and works by more than a dozen artists that document the rebuilding efforts. Photos were taken at the site, many from inside the…Find out more »
Colin Flood, who is 7, has been battling leukemia for the last two years. He is the son of Kevin Flood, a retired firefighter from Engine 210, who served with the FDNY during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Colin was first diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia on December 24, 2012. He received chemotherapy and then underwent a bone marrow transfusion. He had been in remission until October 2013, when unfortunately the cancer returned. Colin has…Find out more »
Help the FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation by bidding on the fork used in NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio’s infamous “Forkgate” from Thursday, February 6, 2014 to Friday, February 21, 2014. Bid here. Funds raised help the FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation continue their work building smart homes for severely wounded warriors, helping Hurricane Sandy victims, and all their other charitable endeavors.Find out more »
A memorial Mass will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, February 15, 2014 celebrating the life of Bishop Alphonse T. Mascherino, who founded the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel in Shanksville, who died on February 13, 2013. After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Bishop Mascherino converted the former Mizpah Lutheran Church into the Flight 93 Memorial Chapel in honor of the crew and passengers of Flight 93. All are welcome. Flight 93 Memorial Chapel 1717 Coleman Station Road Friedens,…Find out more »
Tyler Seddon of Rhode Island has just been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. He will turn 7 on March 7, 2014. Tyler wants to be a firefighter AND a police officer when he grows up, so his mother is asking cops and firefighters around the country to send Tyler a birthday card. Tyler also needs a bone marrow donor. You can become a potential bone marrow donor with a simple cheek swab by contacting Be the Match here.…Find out more »
Former Chief Dennis Rubin of the District of Columbia Fire Department will give a seminar as a fundraiser for the Terry Farrell Firefighters Fund on February 22, 2014 at Eastridge High in Rochester, New York. Registration is $40.00, which includes lunch. To learn more about the seminar, or to register, please click here. Terry Farrell was a firefighter with Rescue 4 on September 11, 2001. The foundation named for him helps fire departments nationwide.Find out more »