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 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 »
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 »
On Thursday, September 11, 2014, from 6:00am to 6:00pm, Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and Michigan Blood will host the Spirit of America Blood Drive. The annual event pays tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 by collecting hundreds of lifesaving blood donations. The Spirit of America blood drive began at MIS in 2002. Since then, it has collected more than 9,300 pints of blood with the potential to have saved nearly 28,000 lives. All donors…Find out more »
The City of White Plains and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in honor of the victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at City Hall from 10:30am to 4:00pm. Pre-registration is available here. Potential donors who are signing up online are asked to use sponsor code WPCITYHALL. City Hall 255 Main Street White Plains, NY 10601Find out more »