Category Archives: 9/11 Community Supports Victims of Terrorism and Disaster

A thread of courage and love – Caitlyn McIntyre, daughter of fallen 9/11 Port Authority officer, finds strength in her father’s sacrifice

Caitlyn McIntyre was 5 years old when her father, PAPD Officer Donald McIntyre, was killed responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Now she is a nurse on the frontlines of the pandemic. Her father’s legacy is helping her through terrible times, writes Bobby Egbert  in a beautiful piece for American Police […]

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Simonsen Foundation brings holiday cheer to young Aquebogue student

Blue Lives Matter-NYC K9, the Simonsen Foundation, and Phil Alvarez teamed up to give a deserving little girl a Christmas shopping spree. The Simonsen Foundation honors NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen, killed in the line of duty last year. Phil is the brother of the late Detective Luis Alvarez.

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Santa couldn’t visit sick children due to COVID, so the FDNY gave him a lift — literally

When COVID-19 dangers threatened Santa’s visit to the Ronald McDonald House in NYC, the FDNY stepped in to lift Santa to the windows of the House so he could safely speak with the seriously ill children staying there, reports Ida Siegal for NBC. Video can be seen here. The children – who all have cancer […]

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    1. Application period open for the LeRoy W. Homer, Jr. Foundation Scholarship

      November 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Warren Fire Department fundraiser for their 9/11 ceremony next year

      November 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
    3. COVID-19 Survivors’ Online Support Group

      November 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Names to be added to Oyster Bay’s 9/11 Walls of Honor

      January 5 @ 8:00 am - February 10 @ 5:00 pm
    5. Applications accepted for the Detective Steven McDonald Memorial Scholarship

      January 6 @ 8:00 am - February 5 @ 5:00 pm