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
The 11th annual blood drive in honor of FDNY Firefighter John Chipura will be held from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in the gymnasium of Our Lady Help of Christians Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island. Chipura was a veteran Marine, a terrorist bombing survivor (1983 in Beirut) and an ex-NYPD officer who had been a firefighter for 2 years when he responded to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. He was 39. Donors should…Find out more »
There will be a fundraiser for Colin Flood at 9:00pm on Friday, January 24, 2014 at Connolly’s Corner in Maspeth Queens. Donations will be accepted at the door; drink specials will be available. Colin Flood, who is 7, has been battling leukemia for the last two years. He is the son of Kevin Flood a retired firefighter from Engine 210, who served with the FDNY during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Colin was first diagnosed with a…Find out more »
Colin Flood, who is 7, has been battling leukemia for the last two years. He is the son of Kevin Flood, a retired firefighter from Engine 210, who served with the FDNY during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Colin was first diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia on December 24, 2012. He received chemotherapy and then underwent a bone marrow transfusion. He had been in remission until October 2013, when unfortunately the cancer returned. Colin has…Find out more »
Laughter Saves Lives will present a comedy show at the Long Beach Hotel on Friday, January 10, 2014 to benefit Owen Hogan, age 2, who needs a bone marrow transplant to survive aplastic anemia. He’s the son of FDNY FF Tim Hogan. To learn more about Owen, please visit his website. The doors open at 7:00pm and the comedy begins at 8:00pm. You can register to become a bone marrow donor at the event. Tickets are $35.00 in advance, $40.00 at…Find out more »
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation is hosting a bone marrow drive for Owen Hogan, FF Jimmy Martinez, and everyone who needs a bone marrow transplant on Saturday, December 14, 2013, from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Tunnel to Towers Hurricane Relief Center on Staten Island. 2-year-old Owen Hogan, son of FDNY firefighter Tim Hogan of Engine 216, has aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disorder in which bone marrow stops producing blood cells. Owen has stopped responding to treatments. The next step…Find out more »
Somerset Medical Center in NJ is holding the annual PO Tom Gorman Memorial Blood Drive throughout the month of December at the Somerville hospital to honor Port Authority Police Officer Thomas Gorman, a regular blood donor at the hospital who was killed saving others during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Officer Gorman’s last blood donation blood on September 10, 2001, the day before he was murdered. Because of that and because his birthday was in December, Somerset Medical…Find out more »