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.
The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund is approaching an important deadline. This deadline applies to individuals who were diagnosed with a 9/11-related eligible cancer other than prostate cancer on or before October 12, 2012 and who have not already registered or filed a VCF claim. Claimants diagnosed on or before October 12, 2012 with one of the cancers added to the list of eligible conditions on that date must register with the Fund by October 12, 2014*. Registration preserves your right to file a claim…Find out more »
Deadline to apply for Kikkoman Scholarships for family members of Pentagon, Flight 77 and Flight 93 attack victims
The Kikkoman Companies are offering $1,000.00 scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year to spouses, children and stepchildren of those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Pentagon, American Airlines Flight 77 and United Flight 93. $1,000.00 scholarships are also offered to those seriously injured in the Pentagon that day and to their children, spouses and stepchildren. Please note that the relatives of victims of those killed or injured in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center…Find out more »
New York State would like to ensure you preserve your right to workers’ compensation if you participated in the rescue, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center through September 12, 2002. File a WTC-12 form with the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board by 9/11/14. This preserves your right to future benefits, should you ever need them. Most people are eligible. You should file a WTC-12 form whether you were injured or not and whether you were employed or volunteered.…Find out more »
The fundraiser for the 38th annual Marty and Tom Celic 4-Mile Run will be held at the Randall Manor Tavern in Staten Island on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The time will be announced soon. All funds raised will help to fund the track scholarship in honor of the Celic brothers at Monsignor Farrell High School, where both Marty and Tom ran. Marty, an FDNY firefighter, was killed in the line of duty at a fire in 1976, and his younger brother…Find out more »
Joe Dittmar, a survivor of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will speak at the Lexington Christian Women’s Connection “Let Freedom Ring” Guest Night at the J. Smith Young YMCA on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 6:30pm. Dittmar is one of only 7 survivors from a group of 54 people meeting at AON atop 2 World Trade Center. He will tell his story of the terrorist attack. There will also be dinner, a performance from singer Lisa Ramos, and…Find out more »
A fundraiser for Rocco Morabito will be held on Thursday, August 21, 2014, from 7:00pm to 11:30pm at Russo’s on the Bay. Rocco was born on December 30, 2011 to FF John Morabito and his wife Laura. Morabito responded to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and worked the recovery effort. Rocco has hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and catastrophic brain damage. He cannot see, speak, walk or breathe unaided. He has now developed scoliosis and kyphosis. The family, who also suffered great…Find out more »