So far, the foundation has raised $750,000, just $50,000 shy of their goal.
CBS2’s Andrea Grymes and Diane Macedo sat down with the foundation’s co-founder and chairman, Frank Siller.
The charity, which was created after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, said the sum is about a third of what is needed to pay the home mortgages for the families of Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
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An estimated 25,000 people honored the memory Sunday of a New York City firefighter who gave his life on Sept. 11, 2001, by participating in the 13th annual Tunnel To Towers 5K Run and Walk through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
The Tunnel to Towers 5K retraces the steps of fallen firefighter Stephen Siller, who ran to Ground Zero, but never returned home.
The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter.
The 13th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28. The event is brings people around the world come together to run in the footsteps of a hero, celebrate the lives of those who died on 9/11 and join forces to do good.
It was an emotional day in Lower Manhattan Sunday, as 30,000 people took part in the 12th Annual Tunnel to Towers 5k Run and Walk in memory of those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
The mobile exhibit was build on an expandable 53-foot trailer that houses over a 1,000 feet of museum space.
A group of British firefighters is showing their support for New York’s Bravest this week by attempting to run to each of the FDNY’s 252 firehouses.
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.
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.
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.
The Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be affected by closures from 11 p.m. on Saturday until 3 p.m. on Sunday.