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 › Sick recovery worker
Football player George Martin will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:30pm to discuss his 2007 walk across America to help sick 9/11 recovery workers. The talk will be followed by a signing of Martin’s book Just Around the Bend: My Journey for 9/11. Copies of the book will be available at the event. In 2007, Martin walked across the country, dedicating his journey to the rescue and recovery workers who worked at…Find out more »
There will be a comedy benefit for Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act on 5:30pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at UFT headquarters in Lower Manhattan. Comedian Colin Jost of Saturday Night Live will headline. Jost is the son of FDNY chief medical officer Kerry Kelly and knows the seriousness of the health issues plaguing recovery workers, survivors and residents. Other Saturday Night Live cast members and many members of the September 11th community are scheduled to…Find out more »
A cancer diagnosis can lead to out-of-pocket expenses. If you or a loved one is impacted by melanoma, join Frankly Speaking about Cancer on Tuesday, August 18,2015 at 6:30pm ET for Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Melanoma, Managing Out-of-Pocket Costs a free webinar to discuss best ways to understand, prepare for and manage these expenses. There will be a chance for participants to ask questions of the speakers during the webinar. While this webinar is targeted toward people impacted by melanoma, all…Find out more »
Join Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Coping with Metastatic Cancer on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 6:30pm ET for a discussion with Felice Apolinsky, LCSW, and J. Dawson Wells, mindful meditation facilitator, both from Gilda’s Club in Nashville; and patient representative Robert Wolf. Their discussion will cover common concerns that people diagnosed with metastatic cancer face in everyday life, as well as offering resources and tips to help manage these concerns. After the presentation there will be a Q& A session. Click here to…Find out more »
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:00pm Eastern Time, the Mayo Clinic will host an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Bile duct cancer, a very rare disease, has been showing up among recovery workers at the World Trade Center. Julie Heimbach, MD, of the Mayo Clinic’s Liver Transplant Program, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hematology Fellow, will discuss hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live Q&A session will follow…Find out more »
Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Shopping for a Cause at Macy’s. Blood cancers are one of the most common cancers among World Trade Center recovery workers, so you can shop to help those sickened by the debris from the terrorist attacks. Macy’s is partnering with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society by offering 30% off to shoppers who purchase a $5.00 shopping pass for Saturday, August 29, 2015. Plus, you’ll get a chance to win…Find out more »