The event was organized by the two foundations formed after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
The foundation raised more than $800,000 needed to fully pay off the mortgages of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, who were shot and killed in the line of duty on Dec. 20 in Brooklyn.
CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation’s co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Friday that it will be paying the mortgages in full for the families of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will be taking over the mortgage payments on the both of homes of the two NYPD officers who were ambushed and killed Saturday in Brooklyn.
Frank Siller, who heads the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, said the “smart homes” are going to veterans who have suffered catastrophic wounds.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new home for Sgt. Bryan Dilberian, who lost both his legs and an arm on July 1, 2011, from an improvised explosive device that also killed his best friend.
It was at Goodfellas Pizzeria on Staten Island last month when the new mayor went to work on three slices of pizza with a knife and fork.
The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.
Hurricane relief wasn’t the original goal for a foundation founded in the wake of 9/11. But just as things changed on 9/11, life shifted gears once again last October for Frank Siller, chairman of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
A soldier who lost all four limbs in an Iraq roadside bombing has two new arms following a double transplant at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Most people probably know the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation for its 9/11-related charities, but superstorm Sandy has them extending their efforts.
Getting food, water and clothing to those struck by Sandy in Staten Island was the top priority Saturday. The damage in some areas were beyond belief.
Staten Islanders Help Each Other Recover From Sandy; Relief Fund Set Up For Residents Of The Borough
Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation in the first hour after the relief effort was announced.
Siller ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in all his gear because bridges and tunnels were shut down to vehicles in the hours and days following the terror attacks.