It’s been 22 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 the Massachusetts 9/11 Fund website here.
Massachusetts Fallen Firefighter Memorial 9/11 Ceremony
This event’s procession starts at 4:30 p.m. at Boston Common to the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial Ceremony begins at 5:00 p.m. in Ashburton Park of the State House.
9/11 Remembrance at Mass Fallen Heroes Memorial
Join Mass Fall Heroes for a Vigil in honor of 9/11 at the Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial in the Seaport located at 85 Northern Ave, Boston, MA at 6:00pm on Monday, September 11th. There will be lighting of candles to honor all of our brave servicemen and women who gave their lives during the horrific events of 9/11, as well as those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation in the following conflicts.
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. You can get the details here. 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 heart 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!