We wish to express our prayers for the victims (and families) of the tragic terrorist attack in #Berlin, which took the lives of 12 innocent people, and injured 48 others. To the perpetrators, and other terrorists: You won't defeat us with your hate. Your crimes against humanity only make us stronger and more unified. Wir sind alle Bürger von Berlin. (We are all citizens of Berlin.)
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This week we remember the days after 9/11, and today pay tribute to the brave first responders, recovery workers, and others who toiled to the point of total exhaustion to find possible survivors. Photo courtesy of: Harald Franzen, Zuma Press
For "Giving Tuesday" today, we hope you’ll consider making a tax-deductible donation of $9.11 (or whatever you can afford) to help us continue our work to promote charitable service on 9/11 Day in tribute to the 9/11 victims, first responders, members of the military, and their families. To make your donation now, click below, at the top of our Facebook page, or visit. [ 911day.org Link... View details ⇨
Please like and share: With your assistance we'd like to help Voices for National Service collect amazing stories that showcase how national service alums and the communities they served have been #changedbyservice. Select stories will be shared via our social media channels, website, and included in an upcoming book. Your stories can be submitted online at: [ Voicesforservice.org Link ].... View details ⇨
This is the wonderful video created with three terrific teens born on September 11, 2001. It's been nominated in a national competition, and needs just 100+ more votes to move up to first place. Please watch and take three seconds to vote for the video at: [ Superservicechallenge.com Link ]
We're nearing 700 votes, toward our goal is 1,000 by year end. Presently we are in 13th place nationally...a great spot! Please take two seconds now to vote for the SHORT video that features three wonderful children, each born on 9/11, talking about why volunteering on September 11 (their birthdays) is so important to them. (Sorry for the background noise --it was a busy event!) PLEASE VOTE... View details ⇨
Teachers! Tomorrow is the LAST DAY you can enter your class service project for 9/11 in our sweepstakes to win $200 in class supplies or money for a field trip. All you have to do is share a photo of the project or activity you did, and provide a short description. We're picking 40 winners at random and have 100 entries so far, so your chances of winning are excellent!! Enter at: [... View details ⇨
Please take two seconds now to vote for 9/11 Day's entry in the Million Dollar Super Service Challenge. Our video features three wonderful children, each born on 9/11, talking about why volunteering on September 11 (their birthdays) is so important to them. Filmed during our NYC Meal Pack on 9/11, when 2,000 volunteers assembled more than 500,000 meals for those in need. [... View details ⇨
We're helping pick one special 9/11 Day volunteer to receive a wonderful expense-paid cruise to Alaska. We just need your help finding the right person (which can be you!). Please take a moment, right now, to nominate someone who volunteered with you personally, or through your organization, in observance of the September 11 National Day of Service this year. Yes, you can nominate yourself... View details ⇨
Here is an extraordinary gallery of photos from "9/12," which began our difficult period of recovery, but one marked by am unforgettable spirit of national unity, empathy and togetherness. What can we all do to bring that spirit back today? (Photos courtesy of RealClearPolitics and those cited)
SEPTEMBER 30 is the last chance to enter our sweepstakes to win a trip to NYC for your family, and receive a personal tour of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. Just CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE AND ENTER: [ Scholastic.com Link ]
Tasteless "9/11" Sale Ad...hard to believe any company could be this ignorant. They've since apologized and said they'd make a donation to Tuesday's Children. We'd suggest sending the check back. There's no excuse for this!
Our thoughts and prayers this morning are for the well-being of those injured in the bomb blast in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. As fellow New Yorkers, we know one thing: this community and America won't be intimidated by anyone's insanity. New York Strong! Thank you NYPD!!
Our special thanks to the NFL, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, and NBC Sports for recognizing and supporting 9/11 Day on many nationally and regionally televised games this past Sunday, September 11. (Plus the NY Giants beat the Dallas Cowboys - sorry for tossing that in!) An even bigger thanks to NFL Commissioner Roger (hair net and all) for joining us at 7Am for the early morning shift in NYC to... View details ⇨