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.

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April 2016

Purple Stride 5-K Run and Family-Friendly Walk for Pancreatic Cancer Research

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, NY United States

PurpleStride NYC will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. Onsite registration will be held at 8:00am, the opening ceremony at 9:15am, and the Run begins at 10:00am. PurpleStride New York City supports the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network in their fight against pancreatic cancer, a devastating illness that many recovery workers are coping with. Fees are as follows. Pancreatic cancer survivors run free. Timed adults pay $30.00 in advance and $35.00 on the day. Timed youths (ages…

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Cancer Support Community webinar – “Medicare Part B and Patient Impact”

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online

Cancer Support Community will present a two-hour webinar on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 2:00pm Eastern time. The topic is Medicare Part B and Patient Impact – what you need to know about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed changed. Presenters Fauzea Hussain and Josh Seidman are both senior vice presidents with  Avalere, a leading health consulting firm in Washington. The webinar is free, but you must register to attend. To register, please click here. For more details,…

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Meeting for 9/11 recovery workers (NY, DC or PA) – Philadelphia, PA

April 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Local 22 Firefighters' Hall,
414 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA United States

The Fealgood Foundation is sponsoring programs around the country for those people who responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in Washington DC, Shanksville, PA and New York, NY. If you worked rescue, recovery or clean-up in any of these locations, you may be eligible for healthcare under the Zadroga Act. If you are in the Philadelphia area on Friday, April 1, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm, come to the Local 22 Firefighters’ Hall and find out more. Lunch will…

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March 2016

Meeting for 9/11 recovery workers (NY, DC or PA) – Springfield, VA

March 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Embassy Suites Springfield,
8100 Loisdale Road, Springfield, VA United States

The Fealgood Foundation is sponsoring programs around the country for those people who responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in Washington DC, Shanksville, PA and New York, NY. If you worked rescue, recovery or clean-up in any of these locations, you may be eligible for healthcare under the Zadroga Act. If you are in the Springfield, Virginia area on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm, come to the Embassy Suites and find out more. Lunch…

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Baby teeth of downtown children born shortly after 9/11 attacks needed for study

March 21 - April 10

Scientists at Mount Sinai Hospital need baby teeth of Lower Manhattan children born shortly after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center for analysis for possible health issues stemming from the attacks. Downtown residents are asked to send their kids’ baby teeth — or drop them off at the hospital —  care of Dr. Manish Arora or Dr. Roberto Lucchini. You can contact them for details at roberto.lucchini@mssm.edu or manish.arora@mssm.edu. “We’re looking for maybe two, three, four teeth of children that were born right after 9/11, or…

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February 2016

FDNY Assistant Chief Ron Spadafora Needs Blood and Platelets

February 10 - 22
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
1250 First Avenue , New York, NY United States

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…

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