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 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 »
The third annual FF Billy Quick Memorial Volleyball Tournament will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Beach in Long Beach, NY. Registration begins at 8:00am. The cost to participate is $35.00 per person if pre-registered; $40.00 per person on the day of the tournament. To be considered pre-registered, your check must be received by the organizers before May 31, 2014. FF Billy Quick died of World Trade Center-related illnesses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) in January,…Find out more »
FF Jimmy Martinez of the FDNY needs a stem cell transplant. His World Trade Center-related multiple myeloma has outlasted 5 rounds of chemotherapy. There will be a bone marrow donor drive for FF Martinez at Hopkins Hall of Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church on Staten Island on Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Potential donors need a 5-minute visit, involving a cheek swab to see if they match someone in need of a transplant. The…Find out more »
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 7:00pm, Laughter Saves Lives and the Johnny Mac Foundation will present a night of stand-up comedy at St. Margaret’s Parish Hall in Middle Village to help “FF Blaise” of FDNY Ladder 122. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show starts at 8:00pm. There will be raffle prizes and a 50/50. Ticket price is $25.00. Bring your own food and drink. Featured comedians will include Rob Falcone, John Larocchia and Veronica Moseley. Blaise was a…Find out more »