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 »
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 interest course. Submission dates are April 15, 2014 – June 15, 2014. Eligibility is restricted to members of the Uniformed Firefighting Force, from Probationary Firefighters to…Find 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, it is possible that his work at the site is responsible for his illness. His doctors have estimated that he has only months to live if a kidney is…Find 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, 2014 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. Lt. DiBernardo…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 illness in the years since the attacks. Tragically, the number of recovery workers sick from World Trade Center-related illnesses increases every day. The Memorial is located…Find 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 a 50/50. Ticket price is $25.00. Bring your own food and drink. Featured comedians will include Rob Falcone, John Larocchia and Veronica Moseley. Blaise was a…Find out more »