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 »
On Saturday, May 24, 2014, from 4:00pm-6:00pm, join Uniting Against Lung Cancer and come fly a kite on the beach with the 8th Annual Kites for a Cure and help find a cure for lung cancer. Money raised goes to lung cancer research. Rain or shine. To register, please click here. If you cannot attend, but want to help, the “You Buy It; We’ll Fly It” program lets you buy a kite for a $100.00 donation, and it will be flown. Cooper’s…Find out more »
On Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:00am, the Towers of Freedom 9/11 Military Monument will be dedicated in John J. Burns Park in Massapequa. This is a unique memorial that honors all those lost on September 11th as well as all military personnel lost in the war on terror. There will be a post-ceremony coalition. For further information, contact FF Ken Haskell, L-175 at 516-353-4115, or at 718-965-8312 or visit the memorial’s website. Towers of Freedom 9/11 Military Monument John…Find out more »
On Tuesday, May 27, 12:00pm, those interested are invited to join 9/11 Parents & Families of Firefighters and WTC Victims on the steps of City Hall in a “press conference for respect” to protest the removal of World Trade Center remains to an aboveground tomb. Attendees are requested to arrive by 11:45am. City Hall Broadway and Murray Streets New York, NY 9/11 Parents & Families of Firefighters and WTC Victims www.respecthumanremainsatthe911memorial.comFind out more »
A Caring Hand’s annual benefit will be held at Apella at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation honors Cantor Fitzgerald employee Billy Esposito by providing a place for bereaved children and families to grieve. A Caring Hand is the only non-profit in New York City solely dedicated to child and family bereavement. This year’s honorees are Christine Park and Rebecca & James Katz. Ticket prices begin at $125.00 for dessert and dancing…Find out more »