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.
A new exhibit entitled Better Angels: Firefighters of 9/11 that is on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History features portraits of the 343 FDNY firefighters who were killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The paintings, which are on display at the Wood Museum of Springfield History, were painted by Dawn Howkinson Siebel of Massachusetts. The exhibit will remain at the museum through July 10, 2016. To learn more, please click here. Wood Museum of Springfield History hours Closed Monday…Find out more »
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 »
Help the FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation help wounded veterans and others by joining the stair climb in Charlotte, NC on Saturday, April 30, 2016. To register, please click here. Please register in one of the 4 categories – Young adult (age 13-17); Adult; Firefighter/law enforcement/EMS/military or experienced stair climber (will be running). Registration costs $40.00. All registrants must raise at least $100.00 in addition to the registration fee.Find out more »
A day to honor the heroes from the NYPD’s Special Operations Division who gave their lives in the line of duty will be held from 10:30am to 2:30pm on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Floyd Bennett Field. In addition to the memorial ceremony, the day’s events will include presentations by the NYPD’s ESU, Aviation, Harbor, Mounted, and Canine units and an exhibit of vintage police vehicles. The event will be held rain or shine – there is no rain date.…Find out more »
JR’s Angels’ fifth annual bowling fundraiser will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Check-in begins at 5:00pm with bowling from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. The fee to participate is $20.00 per person, which includes bowling and shoe rental. Please bring along a non-perishable food item to be entered into a special raffle. To reserve your place, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, please visit the JR’s Angels website. JR’s Angels honors John M. Rodak, who was killed at Sandler O’Neill &…Find out more »
Join the Li’l Bravest for a fun evening for a good cause on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at Libation NYC. An entry fee of $60.00 buys a 3-hour open bar. Tickets are available here. The Li’l Bravest is a charity started by Engine 84, Ladder 34, FDNY, in honor of FF John Sullivan, who died of World Trade Center-related illness on Christmas Eve 2012.In his honor, the firefighters of 84/34 help children who have serious illnesses. Libation…Find out more »