Dozens of people surround the Last Column in Foundation Hall as some of them place blue ribbons on the railing surrounding it to honor rescue and recovery workers.
Photo by Jin S. Lee

Our Partners

Our partners help us engage new audiences, advance our mission, and enrich the stories we tell at the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

9/11 Day

Founded by MyGoodDeed, Inc., 9/11 Day supports the annual 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, which provides a positive way for people to forever honor the victims, survivors, first responders, and the many others who rose in service in response to the 2001 attacks.

As a partner, 9/11 Day: 

  • Mobilizes volunteers to dedicate an annual day of service in tribute to a victim of the September 11, 2001 or February 26, 1993 attacks.
  • Promotes the Memorial and Museum’s programs to the educators and volunteers in their outreach.

The 9/11 Tribute Museum

The 9/11 Tribute Museum, formerly the 9/11 Tribute Center, presents information about the events of September 11 and its aftermath through the personal experiences of those affected by 9/11—family members, survivors, first responders, rescue and recovery workers, civilian volunteers, and lower Manhattan workers and residents.

The 9/11 Tribute Museum highlights the tremendous spirit of resilience, compassion, and service that arose after the attacks. It offers inspiration for visitors to honor the legacy of these actions through volunteerism and acts of kindness in their own communities.

As a partner, 9/11 Tribute Museum: 

  • Offers personal walking tours guided by 9/11 Tribute Museum volunteers who were directly affected by 9/11. 
  • Allows family members who contribute photographs to 9/11 Tribute Museum’s archive to share those photos for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s memorial exhibition.

StoryCorps

StoryCorps is a national oral history initiative that provides Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of their lives.

As a partner, StoryCorps:

  • Created the September 11th Initiative to collect and record remembrance interviews for each of the 2,983 victims of the September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993 attacks.
  • Shares oral histories from survivors, rescue workers, witnesses, service providers, and others and facilitates oral history recording days in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Tuesday’s Children

Tuesday’s Children is a nonprofit family-service organization that has made a long-term commitment to every individual directly impacted by 9/11. Since 2001, Tuesday’s Children has promoted healing and recovery by strengthening family resilience, providing individual coping and life management skills, and creating community through programs, mental health support, and family engagement opportunities.

As a partner, Tuesday’s Children:

  • Provides ongoing programs, mental health and family support, and engagement opportunities to promote long-term healing for those most profoundly affected in the 9/11 community. 
  • Collaborates with the 9/11 Memorial Museum on spreading awareness of the evolving 9/11 story and shares information about the Memorial and Museum with the 9/11 community members in their outreach.

United Way of New York City

Our partners at the United Way of New York City (UWNYC) help to mobilize communities to break down barriers and build opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers for the benefit of all. The UWNYC realizes their mission by partnering with nonprofits, government agencies, and schools to provide support services and educational opportunities. 

As a partner, the United Way of New York City ensures the low-income New Yorkers they serve are aware of the opportunity to have a free visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

VOICES of September 11th

VOICES of September 11th is a support and advocacy nonprofit organization that addresses the long-term needs of those impacted by 9/11, promotes national preparedness, and through the 9/11 Living Memorial project, commemorates the lives of the men, women, and children killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The 9/11 Living Memorial gives family members the opportunity to chronicle the lives of their loved ones by submitting pictures, memories, audio, video, and other information.

As a partner, VOICES of September 11th:

  • Helps victims’ families provide photographs and mementos for the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s memorial exhibition
  • Has made the 9/11 Living Memorial available in the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
  • Shares information about the Memorial and Museum’s programs and offerings with the 9/11 community members in their outreach.