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
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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