Thank you for visiting my fundraising page and learning more about the Tunnel to Towers 5K NYC. As many of you already know, I have been involved with Tunnel to Towers Foundation for the past few years since my father was a first responder on 9/11. Every year I run under my father's shield number and I am looking forward to increasing my team and fundraising again for the Foundation.
I am a member of the T2T Young Professionals Group and am currently Co-Chair for the First Responders Committee. Getting more involved with the Foundation is important to me as my volunteer experience with the organization has increased.
Thank you again for taking the time to learn more about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the upcoming event. I hope you are able to support this amazing organization and join us for the run!
About the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation
The Siller Family started the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation to honor the memory of their brother, Stephen, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001. The Foundation was built upon the mantra, “while we have time, LET US DO GOOD,” and continues Stephen’s legacy by supporting our nation’s first responders and service members.
Firefighter Stephen Siller lost his life while saving others. In his memory, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation developed the In the Line of Duty Program to honor the heroes that risk their lives every day. To date, the Foundation has spent over $100 million supporting the military and fallen first responders and their families. Our newest addition, the Gold Star Family Home Program, honors those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country by providing the surviving spouses and young children with a brand new, mortgage-free home.
The Smart Home Program provides mortgage-free smart homes to our most catastrophically injured service members. Each home is custom designed to address the unique needs of each individual.
Finally, the Fallen First Responder Home Program pays off the remaining mortgages for families left behind when a firefighter or police officer is killed in the line of duty. Upon hearing news of the tragic loss of a first responder, Tunnel to Towers deploys a rapid response team to immediately provide support to the family.
Your hard work on behalf of the Foundation helps us provide the support the families of our military and first responders so desperately need.
Email NYC@tunnel2towers.org for answers to any other questions you might have.