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.
Events for May 17, 2014
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 aboutFind out more »
Twelve (12) Educational Awards worth $500.00 each are available through the New York Firefighter's Burn Center Foundation. The grants honor FF Michael V. Kiefer, who made the supreme sacrifice during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 These grants shall be awarded for various types of schooling, be it academic, technical or a personal interestFind out more »
FDNY firefighter Daniel O’Shea, 38, of Engine 316 is urgently in need of a kidney donation. FF O'Shea has been diagnosed with iGa nephropathy. This is not currently a disease that has been officially linked to the World Trade Center site after the terrorist attacks, but as his family has no history of the disease, itFind out more »
FDNY Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo was passionate about improving his firefighting skills. He responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and spent 6 months working in the recovery effort. In his memory, the second annual Lt. Joseph P. DiBernardo "Joey D." Memorial Foundation Seminar for firefighters will be held on Friday, May 16,Find out more »
Additional names will be unveiled at the 9/11 Responders Remembered Memorial at 10:00am on Saturday, May 17, 2014. All are welcome to remember the brave workers who have died as a result of their service during and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. More than 1,300 recovery workers have died of site-related illnessFind out more »
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 7:00pm, Laughter Saves Lives and the Johnny Mac Foundation will present a night of stand-up comedy at St. Margaret’s Parish Hall in Middle Village to help “FF Blaise” of FDNY Ladder 122. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. There will be raffle prizes and aFind out more »