On Sunday night, the Jets will host the Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The Jets will join the NFL and the nation as they honor, remember, and reunite with special ceremonies throughout the night.
The terrorist attacks that shook our nation had a powerful and lasting effect on the children of then United States of America.
Honored as mentor of the year by Tuesday’s Children, Keith Pryde had no idea some of the New York Yankees would be presenting the award.
In a news conference Tuesday at Citi Field, the Mets and Tuesday’s Children announced that the team will help pay for The First Responder Alliance Mentoring Program, which will provide trained mentors for children whose parents died due to illness attributed to their time working at ground zero or Fresh Kills Landfill.
Terry Sears, executive director of Tuesday’s Children – an organization formed to help children deal with the loss of a parent, said the death of Osama bin Laden could be good for the children.
Some 75 children are participating in Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day at the the Purolator freight company on Long Island.