It’s been 21 years since the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. Here are some ways to honor and remember.
Massachusetts 9/11 Fund Events
The Massachusetts 9/11 Fund will honor victims who died at the World Trade Center in New York City, at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and in a field in rural Pennsylvania via a mix of pre-recorded and in-person events. You can watch starting at 8:30am on Sunday on the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund website.
Boston Fire Local 718 – Fallen Firefighter Memorial Ceremony
Tunnel to Towers Foundation 5K in Southie
Born from the tragedy of 9/11, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation carries forward a legacy of courage and heroism. Built upon the mantra, “While we have time, LET US DO GOOD,” the Foundation supports our nation’s fallen and catastrophically injured first responders, military heroes, and their families. A 5K will take place on Sunday around Castle Island at 10am. You can walk or run. Register here!
Join the American Red Cross, Boston Red Sox & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for the Day of Remembrance Blood Drive at Fenway Park, 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. All presenting donors can enjoy a cup of Legal Sea Foods chowder, a discounted tour of Fenway, and check out World Series trophies. Download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org and use sponsor code: Fenway or call 1-800-RED CROSS to make an appointment. You can learn more here.
Whether it’s a simple simple to a stranger or thanking a first responder, remember to be open your hear and be kind. Here are some suggestions of good deeds to do on 9/11 to inspire you!
Here are some more ideas of acts of kindness!
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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