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
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 »
The third annual two-mile Remember Me Run will take place at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Queens on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 3:00pm. The run will be followed by a Memorial Service for the rescue and recovery workers who have died due to their work following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The fee to participate is $25.00 for adults. Children aged ten and under run free. Proceeds will benefit the FF Christopher Santora Scholarship Fund, VISIONS/Services for…Find out more »
On Monday, September 8, 2014 at 11:15am, there will be a press conference to announce the introduction of legislation to extend the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Survivors of the terrorist attacks, rescue and recovery workers and federal lawmakers who led the fight in Congress to pass the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act will gather at 7 World Trade Center to begin the fight to extend it. The Zadroga bill’s two critical programs providing medical treatment…Find out more »
The second annual Stupid Cancer Ice Cream Social will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014, from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Anyone under 40 with cancer is welcome. First stop is Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, second stop, Big Gay Ice Cream, third stop (roughly 2:30pm) Wafels & Dinges Café. Stupid Cancer will update their Facebook page as the group moves, so ice cream eaters can join them along the way. Stupid Cancer has all kinds of support for young cancer patients and…Find out more »
There will be a Purple Ribbon 5-K Run/Walk and ½ Mile Fun Run on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 8:00am to raise money to fight pancreatic cancer. Details and registration forms can be found here. All funds raised will benefit the Lustgarten Foundation. Many recovery workers from the World Trade Center recovery operation now suffer from pancreatic and other cancers. Forest Lake Elementary School 3100 Beltagh Avenue Wantagh, NY 11793Find out more »
FDNY Lt. Mike Vecsi (E-220/L-122) has been diagnosed with World Trade Center-related lung cancer. His condition prevents him from lifting his handicapped daughter into his van, so some of his co-workers are raising funds to get the family a vehicle with a lift. The fundraiser will be held from 7:00pm to 11:00pm on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at LiGreci’s Staaten in Staten Island. Tickets are $80.00. For more information, please call John Tuohy at 917-417-7782, Brian Gill at 917-916-2900 or…Find out more »