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.
In the spring of 2014, Chris Waltenburg is hiking the Appalachian Trail (at the age of 60) to support the Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children. The hike will cover more than 2,000 miles and will raise more than $10,000 for autistic children. You can learn about the details of Chris’s hike here, follow his journey here and learn about Brent Woodall and the foundation in his name here.Find out more »
From Wednesday, March 19, 2014 to Saturday, April 5, 2014, five FDNY firefighters from Engine 9/Ladder 6 will ride their bicycles 1,400 miles in 18 days from the former World Trade Center to the Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, VA to the National Navy SEAL Museum in Florida. They are bringing the Museum a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, and riding to honor the military in general and Navy SEALs in particular for all their sacrifices. As the…Find out more »
From now through April 30, 2014, the Metro New York Chapter Concerns of Police Survivors (COPS) are collecting gently-worn shoes in good condition in any style and size. The shoes that we no longer want or wear are creating sustainable economic means in other countries. Recipients of these shoes are eternally appreciative and incredibly resourceful with the shoes they receive. Your gently-worn shoes have life-changing impact in them. Please share this with your friends and family. Please contact COPS at…Find out more »
On Friday, April 4, 2014 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm OR from 4:00pm – 5:30pm, New York metropolitan area law schools are offering free clinics for individuals needing assistance in filing claims under the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) at the Nassau County Bar Association in Mineola. Clinics will be facilitated by volunteer law students who will provide free assistance to people who would like to file a claim under the VCF without an attorney. Those attending will be able…Find out more »
Volunteers from American Legion in Natick, MA will be collecting funds and selling paving stones for the Natick September 11th Memorial at 13 West Central St. from 10:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through April 5, 2014. The Memorial is slated to be built in front of the Natick Public Safety Complex on East Central Street. Its heart will be a piece of steel from the former World Trade Center. Pavers cost $125.00 for a small, 48-character stone and $300.00 for…Find out more »
The 13th annual Firefighter Michael Cawley Memorial Foundation benefit will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 3:00pm to 8:00pm at Mulcahy’s of Wantagh. There is a suggested donation of $25.00 at the door, which includes the fabulous hot buffet dinner, drink specials, live music, raffles and silent and live auctions. Visit Michael’s website at www.ffmichaeljcawley.org for further details. FF Michael J. Cawley Memorial Foundation 148-32 Kalmia Avenue Flushing, NY 11355 Mulcahy’s of Wantagh 3232 Railroad Avenue (across the…Find out more »