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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March 2018

Funeral for FDNY Firefighter and 9/11 Ferry Captain Thomas Phelan

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Firefighter Thomas Phelan of Marine 9 (formerly Engine 55) has died of World Trade Center-related cancer at the age of 45. He joined the FDNY in 2003. During the terrorist attacks of 2001 he was working as a Statue of Liberty ferry captain and ferried hundreds of people to safety, then delivered supplies to the site. FF Phelan’s funeral will take place at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Brooklyn’s St. Michael's Church. St. Michael's Church 352 42nd Street…

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Plaque Dedication for FF Ronald R. Brenneisen, L-43

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

On Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11:00am, a plaque dedication will take place to honor Firefighter Ronald R. Brenneisen of Ladder 43, who died on September 12, 2014 of World Trade Center-related illness. The ceremony will take place in the quarters of E-53/L-43. E-53/L-43 1836 Third Avenue New York, NY

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Funeral for retired FDNY Firefighter Keith R. Young, TL-158

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Church,

Retired Firefighter Keith R. Young (L-56/TL-158) has died of site-related cancer at the age of 53. He spent 18 years with the FDNY, spent time at the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center, wrote a cookbook, Cooking with the Firehouse Chef, and won a number of cooking competitions, including a chicken cacciatore cook-off against celebrity chef Bobby Flay. Keith Young’s wife died of breast cancer in 2012. They have three children. There will be no wake. His funeral will…

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Laughter Saves Lives Comedy Night to Benefit Four Charities for Sick Recovery Workers

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gotham Comedy Club, 208 West 23rd Street
New York, NY United States
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Laughter Saves Lives will host a comedy night on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 to benefit four wonderful charities – the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, the Ray Pfeifer Foundation, the FDNY Fire Family Transport Foundation, and the FDNY Foundation. Doors open at 7:00pm at the Gotham Comedy Club and showtime will be 7:30pm. Regular tickets cost $35.00 each with a two-drink minimum per person. VIP tickets gain purchasers access to an earlier start at 6:00pm with a meet and greet, a…

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April 2018

Plaque Dedication Ceremony for Firefighter Roy E. Smith, E-156

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Engine 156,

There will be a ceremony to dedicate a plaque to the memory of Firefighter Roy E. Smith of Engine 156 on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 1:00pm in the quarters of Engine 156. Firefighter Smith died of World Trade Center-related illness in April 2017. Engine 156 412 Broadway Staten Island, NY

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July 2018

New York City Memorial Stair Climb

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The fourth annual  ​New York City Memorial Stair Climb will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at the 80-story 3 World Trade Center. Each of the 403 stair climbers will honor one of the 23 NYPD officers, 37 PAPD officers and 343 FDNY firefighters killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Climbers can enter to race and be timed against other climbers individually or as part of a team. Priority registration opens for members of the FDNY,…

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