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 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 »
Our friends at Tuesday’s Children and Friends of Firefighters are official charity partners of the 2014 Generosity Brooklyn 5-K Run/Walk on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Registration and details are available here.Find out more »
On Sunday, April 6, 2014, the Lustgarten Foundation will host a Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk at Clinton Cove at Hudson Riverfront Park in NYC. Registration begins at 8:00am and the walk begins at 9:30am. Pre-Registration Fee $50.00 Walk-In Registration Fee $60.00 To register or for more details, please click here. Lustgarten Foundation 1111 Stewart Avenue Bethpage, New York 11714Find out more »
The New York City Police Department hockey team will play the Fire Department of the City of New York’s hockey team on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 1:00pm at the Nassau Coliseum. This is the 41st annual game between the two. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com, the Nassau Coliseum box office or players from either team. Nassau Coliseum 1255 Hempstead Turnpike Uniondale, NYFind out more »
Many mementoes and letters shared in the impromptu memorials after the Boston Marathon bombing will be on display as an exhibit called Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial. The exhibit will be on display at the Boston Public Library until Sunday, May 11, 2014. Running shoes, stuffed toys, signs, banners and other mementoes from around the world can be viewed. The entire Copley Square memorial has been saved. To view a digital archive of letters, please click here. Boston…Find out more »