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.
Past Events › 10-13
Detective Louis Fernandez of Emergency Service Squad 6 and the Squad’s union delegate died on October 16, 2014 of cancer contracted through his work on the rescue and recovery from 9/11. Louis was described by his colleagues as “a personality bigger than life itself” and “the kind of guy who would drop everything and run to a friend’s aid.” He loved the NYPD and especially the Emergency Service Unit. He was a devoted husband to a wonderful woman, and a…Find out more »
On Friday, October 24, 2014 at 7:00pm a fundraiser will be held for FDNY Lieutenant Tom Bohn, who was severely injured in a motorcycle accident on Medal Day 2014. Lt. Bohn was hospitalized for several months for his injuries and will require extensive rehabilitation. The fundraiser will be held at The Main Event in Farmingdale. An admission fee of $30.00 at the door includes a full buffet dinner. There will also be a 50/50, raffles, etc. All proceeds will go…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 »
FDNY Lt. Mike Vecsi (E-220/L-122) has been diagnosed with World Trade Center-related lung cancer. His condition prevents him from lifting his handicapped daughter into his van, so some of his co-workers are raising funds to get the family a vehicle with a lift. The fundraiser will be held from 7:00pm to 11:00pm on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at LiGreci’s Staaten in Staten Island. Tickets are $80.00. For more information, please call John Tuohy at 917-417-7782, Brian Gill at 917-916-2900 or…Find out more »
There will be a 10-13 fundraiser at 7:00pm on Thursday, June 26, 2014 for Denise Beckel, wife of Sgt. Eric Beckel (PSA 7, 43 Pct., Bronx Narcotics) and sister of Det. Richard Henderson of the Bomb Squad. Denise fell ill with a life-threatening liver disease resulting in a complete liver transplant. Many complications have followed and medical costs are mounting for Denise’s long-term treatment. Tickets are $20.00. For tickets, please contact Det. Richard Henderson at 646-773-1098 or Det. Sharon Harvey at…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 »