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
Alexandra Gillen-Hurley has aplastic anemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. She is currently at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A bone marrow drive being held for Alexandra on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at St. Anastasia’s Annex in Little Neck, NY. A simple cheek swab will test to see if you may be a match for Alexandra or for one of the many other people who need marrow. IMPORTANT: YOU CANNOT EAT OR DRINK FOR 2 HOURS…Find out more »
Assistant Chief Ron Spadafora needs blood and platelets. A survivor of the attacks, Chief Spadafora was assigned as the World Trade Center Chief of Safety for the entire recovery operation in October 2001. He is now fighting World Trade Center cancer. He is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and requires regular blood and platelet transfusions. In order for your donation to benefit Ron, the donation must be made at the Blood Donor Room at the Sloan-Kettering Cancer…Find out more »
There will be a bone marrow and blood drive for Kara Frasse from 3:30pm to 9:30pm on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Unqua Elementary School cafeteria in Massapequa. Kara Frasse, wife of the late NYPD Detective Adam Frasse, was diagnosed with lymphoma in October 2015. She is undergoing chemotherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering and will need a bone marrow transplant. Detective Frasse was in a coma from the time of his massive heart attack in 2009 until his death…Find out more »
The annual PO Thomas Gorman Memorial Blood Drive will be held throughout the month of December at New Jersey’s Somerset Medical Center. The blood drive honors Port Authority Police Officer Thomas Gorman, who was murdered by terrorists while responding to the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. PO Gorman was a regular blood donor whose final blood donation was on September 10, 2001. Because his birthday was in December, Somerset Medical Center and his mother, Theresa, hold the annual…Find out more »
The American Red Cross and the Jersey City Police and Fire Departments will host a September 11th memorial blood drive in honor of the victims of the 2001 terrorist attacks as part of the National Day of Service & Remembrance. Jersey City lost 37 residents in the terrorist attacks. The drive will take place on Friday, September 11, 2015 from 8:00am to 6:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Jersey City. Donors can validate their parking at One Parking, 10 Exchange Place…Find out more »
The thirteenth annual Spirit of America blood drive will return to the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan on Friday, September 11, 2015 Anyone with a blood donation appointment will have the opportunity to ride the MIS tram around the track, through the tunnel to the pits and into MIS’s Home of the Brave exhibit. The exhibit is a 4,000-square-foot multi-media exhibit featuring “as it happened” videos, Presidential letters, magazines, newspapers, and more. Blood donors will also be given lunch…Find out more »