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 › Site illness or death
Diane DiGiacomo died on November 20, 2015 of World Trade Center-related cancer brought about from her work saving pets with the ASPCA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Her funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Our Lady Queen of Peace in New Dorp. Burial will follow in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn. Our Lady Queen of Peace 90 3rd Street Staten Island, NY 10306Find out more »
Diane DiGiacomo died on November 20, 2015 of World Trade Center-related cancer brought about from her work saving pets with the ASPCA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Her visitation will be held on Monday, November 25, 2015 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Hanley Funeral Home in New Dorp. Her funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at Our Lady Queen of Peace in New Dorp. Burial will follow…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 »
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invites patients, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to a seminar entitled Cancer Treatment: How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care & Clinical Trials. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Hilton Garden Inn Melville. The evening’s speaker will be Colleen DeGaetano, RN, MHA, OCN of the Monter Cancer Center at the North Shore LIJ Center for Advanced Medicine… Registration and dinner will be held at…Find out more »
Today, a number of FDNY members who responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11,2001 and who worked the recovery effort, boarded a bus a 4:00am and rode to Randall’s Island for a day of rallying for the extension of the Zadroga Act. Many of these brave firefighters are very ill. How much longer will the September 11th community need to sacrifice like this before Congress renews the health coverage they deserve?Find out more »
Staten Island’s first Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Walk will take place at Clove Lakes Park, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Pancreatic cancer is a very underfunded and understudied cancer. For the last 40 years, there is has been no significant change in its survival rate — an abysmal 3%-7%. Pancreatic cancer rates are abnormally high among those who worked the World Trade Center recovery effort. Money raised from the walk will be donated to the National Pancreatic…Find out more »