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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Laughter Saves Lives comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters
Laughter Saves Lives will present a comedy show to benefit the FDNY Fire Transport Foundation and Friends of Firefighters at Manhattan’s Gotham Comedy Club on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Doors will open at 7:00pm, and the show begins at 7:30pm. There is a $20.00 cover charge and a two-drink minimum. The comics will be announced nearer to the time of the event. For more information, please contact John at 516-972-9943 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Diane at 516-695-4703 or Dianes@laughtersaveslives.org. The FDNY…Find out more »
A 10-13 benefit will be held for Detective Johnny Walker on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 6:00pm to 11:00pm at Mount Saint Michael Academy in the Bronx. Detective Walker has been diagnosed with colon cancer from his work during the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center. An 18-year NYPD veteran, Walker is the sole provider for his wife and two children. Since his illness, Detective Walker’s family has been suffering both emotionally and financially. Tickets are $20.00 in advance,…Find out more »
On Thursday, June 2, 2016, beginning at 8:00pm, the Laughter Saves Lives Foundation will hold a comedy night at Staten Island’s Liberty Tavern to help FDNT EMT Sal Turturici. Tickets cost $20.00 per person if purchased in advance, and $25.00 at the door. To order tickets in advance, please click here. The evening will include raffles and a 50/50. Featured comics are scheduled to be Keith Anthony, Stacy Kendro, and Steve Schlesinger. Laughter Saves Lives founder FF John LaRocchia (ret.)…Find out more »
Jimmy Martinez retired from the FDNY after 26 years of service, many of them with E-157. He has multiple myeloma from his time at the World Trade Center and is currently a patient at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, needing regular blood and platelet transfusions Donations not used by Jimmy will be released for use by other patients, many of whom are children. In order to benefit Jimmy, all designated donations must be made by appointment in the Blood Donor Room…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 »