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 »
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 »
Zeninjor Enwemeka, Boston.com The Boston Public Health Commission is offering a series of counseling sessions with trained clinicians to help people cope with the upcoming anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. “We understand that the anniversary may trigger a lot of emotions for anyone impacted by last year’s attack, and we want to make sure people have access to the support that they may need,” said Dr. Barbara Ferrer, the executive director of BPHC. Drop-in counseling services will be provided…Find out more »
Detective John Marshall of the NYPD died on Sunday, April 6, 2014 of World Trade Center-related thyroid cancer. He worked with Brooklyn South Narcotics and the 70th Precinct during his NYPD career. The wake for Det. Marshall will be held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm at McLaughlin Funeral Home in Brooklyn. The wake will continue on Thursday, April 10, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm & 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The funeral Mass will be at…Find out more »
Laughter Saves Lives Comedy Night for FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation, NYC Firefighter Brotherhood Foundation & Friends of Firefighters
Our friends at Laughter Saves Lives are holding a comedy benefit on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 7:00pm (Doors open at 7:00pm; show begins at 7:30pm) for the benefit of the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation, NYC Firefighter Brotherhood Foundation & Friends of Firefighters. A donation will also be made to Hope for the Warriors. This show is dedicated to the members of HazMat 1, Squad 28, Ladder 12, HazMat Bat. and Battalion 7 who were killed at the World Trade…Find out more »