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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Spirit of America Blood Drive – Brooklyn, MI

September 11, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Spirit of America blood drive will return to Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan for the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

Since its inception in 2002, the Spirit of America blood drive has collected more than 10,194 blood products, potentially helping save more than 30,438 lives.

Those who attempt to donate blood will have the opportunity to ride the MIS tram around the track, to the Home of the Brave exhibit. The exhibit is a 4,000-square-foot multi-media exhibit featuring videos, presidential letters, magazines, newspapers, and more. Donors will be treated to lunch in the Champions Club overlooking the track and will receive a Spirit of America gift bag, a commemorative pin and t-shirt.

At the end of the tour, donors get an up-close view the field of American flags proudly displayed at Unity Field to honor the victims of 9/11. Each flag represents a victim of the attacks.

To participate in this extraordinary event and behind the scenes MIS experience, individuals must have an appointment to donate blood. The blood drive runs from 7:00am to 3:00pm Appointments can be made by calling 1-866-MIBLOOD (642-5663). Beginning June 11, donors can also schedule online.

To donate blood, individuals must be 17 years old (16 with parent/guardian consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and pass a health screening. Also, donors should not donate whole blood within 56 days of the event. Blood donors should bring photo ID or two pieces of non-photo ID. Additional information about blood donation can be found here. Event details can be found here.

Michigan International Speedway
12626 US-12
Brooklyn, MI 49230


September 11, 2016
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Michigan International Speedway
12626 U.S. Highway 12
Brooklyn, MI United States