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
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 »
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s NJ chapter will host the New York/New Jersey area Blood Cancer Conference on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe. Blood cancer patients, their family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals are welcome. Experts in multiple myeloma, lymphoma and leukemia treatment will present information on such topics as treatment options, emerging therapies, management of survivorship issues and resources available from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event is free,…Find out more »
As World Trade Center recovery workers know only too well, blood cancers are epidemic among those who worked the site. The Cancer Support Community will host a free webinar on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:30pm. The topic is coping with relapse of acute lymphocytic leukemia (A.L.L.). The webinar will provide information on understanding a relapse of acute lymphocytic leukemia and provide tips and tools to help cope with uncertainty. There will also be an opportunity to participate in a…Find out more »