Saturday, September 11, 2021

September 11 is a Day of Service

Picture of the mirror pool 9/11 memorial
National 9/11 Memorial, New York City, New York

September 11, 2021, marks 20 years since the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Each year, volunteers commemorate 9/11 Day to honor those who served the country. 

This year, thousands of volunteers will find ways to engage in acts of service. Service projects could include disaster preparation activities or neighborhood cleanups, food drives or home repair assistance. Community volunteers may plan to honor veterans, soldiers, or first responders by collecting donations, assembling care packages, and writing thank you letters.

The 9/11 Day website lets visitors search for volunteer activities in their area. You can filter your search by category, including such topics as emergency response, first aid, and food distribution.

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