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 › Blood or bone marrow drive
Huntington Community First Aid Squad is hosting their annual blood drive and pasta dinner on Sunday, November 30, 2014 from noon to 6:00pm. Anyone donating blood that day will get a free pasta dinner courtesy of local restaurants and sponsors. If you are unable to give blood, anyone aged 5 and up may join in for a $5.00 donation. Huntington Community First Aid Squad 2 Railroad Street Huntington Station, NY 11746Find out more »
The second annual Harvest Dinner to benefit Be the Hero for a Hero will take place on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Warwick Valley Country Club. Be the Hero for a Hero was founded to find a bone marrow match for Firefighter Roy Chelsen, who suffered from site-related multiple myeloma, from which he died in January 2011. Now his widow continues to raise awareness for the need for bone marrow and stem cell transplants with the foundation. Details about…Find out more »
Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and have a day of fun for the whole family at Baldwin Park on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The day begins with the half-mile kids fun run at 9:00am. The fee to run is $10.00. The 5-K run/walk for adults begins at 9:30am with a $20.00 fee to participate. Funds raised support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which helps find a cure for the blood cancers so many survivors and recovery workers are now battling.…Find out more »
Retired FF Patrick Finegan (formerly of Engine 69) is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City being treated for World Trade Center related cancer. He needs regular blood and platelet transfusions. Donations of blood or platelets would be greatly appreciated. To benefit Patrick, all donations must be made in the Blood Donor Room of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and designated for him. Any donated blood or platelets not used by Pat will be released for use…Find out more »
The Icla Da Silva Foundation is hosting a bone marrow drive on Thursday, October 16, 2014, from 9:00am to 6:00pm at the Star Career Academy in Clifton, NJ. A simple cheek swab puts you in the database to see if you can save a life. Bone marrow transplants are the last hope for many September 11th survivors and recovery workers with cancer. To learn more, call Kristel Rodriguez at 888-638-2870 or click here. Star Career Academy 1231 Main Avenue Clifton,…Find out more »
The annual Lt. John Martinson Memorial Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from noon to 6:00pm at the Hillside Swim Club in Staten Island. There will be live music, a barbecue, rides and games, a Chinese auction and a 50/50. All proceeds benefit the Lt. John Martinson Memorial Foundation. There will also be a bone marrow drive for FF Jimmy Martinez, who desperately needs a marrow match to treat his World Trade Center-related multiple myeloma. The ticket…Find out more »