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Families of September 11 is now operating as the For Action Initiative. The web pages on this site are available for informational purposes only. Please visit us at www.foractioninitiative.org.

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Beyond the 11th
http://www.beyondthe11th.org
January 19, 2012
Founded by Susan Retik and Patti Quigly, two women who lost their husbands on 9/11, Beyond the 11th offers financial and emotional support to widows who have been affected by the horrors of war and terrorism. In the process, they hope to promote deeper cross-cultural understanding by forging authentic and lasting connections between individuals and communities. Visit their website for more information.

Massachusetts 9/11 Fund
http://www.massfund.org
January 19, 2012
The Massachusetts 9/11 Fund, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing efficient and compassionate assistance and relief to residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who were directly impacted by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. It also serves the community by coordinating legal assistance, financial advice, and counseling. Call (866) FUND-911 or visit its website for applications and information.

The Peter M. Goodrich Memorial Foundation
http://www.goodrichfoundation.org/index.php
January 19, 2012
The Peter M. Goodrich Memorial Foundation, established after Peter's death on board the second plane to hit the World Trade Towers on September 11, 2001, works primarily in the Pashtun provinces of Afghanistan supporting education and addressing the fundamental needs of fragile populations. Visit the website for more information.

The September 11th Families Association
http://www.911families.org/
January 19, 2012
The September 11th Families Association supports victims of terrorism through communication, representation, and peer support. Its mission is to unite the September 11th community, present evolving issues, and share resources for long-term recovery.

The WTC Tribute Center's Walking Tours
http://www.tributewtc.org/aboutus/index.php
January 19, 2012
The Tribute Center provides daily public tours around the perimeter of the World Trade Center site. Led by people who lost loved ones, survivors of the attacks, lower Manhattan residents and workers, rescue workers, police, firefighters, and volunteers who came to help, the tours give an overview of what happened at the site on February 26, 1993 and September 11, 2001 and provide an opportunity for visitors to hear their guide’s personal experiences. Tours begin at 120 Liberty Street, in front of the future Tribute Center, and last approximately one hour. Tour reservations can be booked at www.telecharge.com under “Other Events.” $20.00 for adults, $15 for students and military, children under 12 are admitted free.** Includes admission to the Tribute WTC Visitor Center, walking tour and complimentary pass to the 9/11 Memorial. **Please Note: The content of these tours is serious and can be frightening for children under 10 years old. Please use your own discretion as to the appropriateness of this tour for your child.

Tuesday's Children
http://www.tuesdayschildren.org/
Supporting children affected by 9/11.
Tuesday's Children is a non-profit family service organization that has made a long-term commitment to every individual who was directly impacted by the events of September 11, 2001, providing a wide range of programming including mentoring, educational and career guidance, leadership training and life management programs, all designed to address the unmet needs of 9/11 family members at each and every stage of life and recovery. Tuesday's Children's programs are created by the families, for the families with one simple goal - to develop the resources and support necessary for our families to not only recover, but to reach their full potential.

Voices of September 11th
http://www.voicesofsept11.org
January 19, 2012
Founded by a widow who lost her husband at the WTC and a mother who lost her son at the WTC, this nonprofit organization provides information on family programs, resources, services, and related events through email distribution, website, and newsletters.

World Trade Center Survivors' Network
http://survivorsnet.org/index.html
January 19, 2012
The Survivors' Network seeks to provide a forum for personal contact between survivors as a means to empower them to both deal with the circumstances of the aftermath of the attacks and to find renewed purpose in that aftermath. The Network also functions as a place for people to go and get survivors' perspectives and as a conduit for the common thoughts of survivors. On the organization's homepage, there are links to join two different Yahoo groups: Survivorsnet and the WTC Survivors. All of the files and meeting information for the organization are posted in both groups.

 

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