Following the September 11th terrorist attacks, Americans united in a remarkable spirit of patriotism and compassion. Given the tragedy and heroism associated with 9/11, the family members of those lost believed the best way to mark the anniversary was by remembering the innocent lives lost and joining with others in service to address local community needs, reclaiming the spirit of unity that followed 9/11. Download the 2014 Infographic to see our results and impact from last year.
Family-Friendly opportunitiesare available to familes who wish to volunteer together during Days of Service. This is an easy way to volunteer as a group and impart lessons about the importance of giving back and volunteering at an early age. The minimum age for these opportunities typically range from 4 -16, and may require that there is a parent or guardian present.
9/11: Serve + Remember is an extension of the National Day of Service and Remembrance. This annual series of community action events is meant to provide all members of our community a meaningful way to give back through a variety of good deeds & service projects and honor the memories of those lost during the tragic events of September 11th, while also helping to build a new legacy around how we remember the date 9/11.
This year's event is presented by Robison, the House that Service Built, and made possible due to support from Westchester County Executive, Robert P. Astorino, and the many nonprofit agencies with volunteer opportunities that are listed below.
Theresa Tippin of the Mohegan Fire Department is a volunteer who has gone out on over 2000 fire & emergency response calls. She is one of the four volunteers to step forward and encourage more volunteers to register for potentially life-saving volunteer oppportunties like donating blood, bone marrow, learning CPR, and becoming an organ donor.
9/11: Serve + Remember
Results from the 2015 National Day of Service and Remembrance