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VIDEO: Touring the 9/11 Memorial, Museum

Watch the latest video at In case you missed it: The above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series that features 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, who details the mission of the memorial and museum.By 9/11 Memorial  Read more »

Watch 'We Remember” and Vote Today to Ensure Future Generations Learn about 9/11

We all remember where we were on the morning of September 11, 2001. We watched as terrorists attacked our country, striking the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania where United Flight 93 crashed. In one morning, we felt our world change forever.Millions of children around the world today are too young to remember. It’s up to us to teach them and future generations about the events of 9/11 and how, in the aftermath, we came together to recover and heal.You can help the 9/11 Memorial in its mission to commemorate and educate by voting through  Read more »

Video: Mysterious $10k donation to 9/11 Memorial is 'Hope in a Box'

This week an anonymous donor stuffed $10,000 cash in a small donation box at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. The windfall was a stunning surprise and the largest cash donation ever. Since discovering the money in the box, which typically receives loose change and small bills, 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels has been expressing his gratitude to this unknown benefactor. In case you missed it, here's how the New York Post reported the story.  Read more »

Anonymous Donor Leaves $10k in Cash for 9/11 Memorial

The facade of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St. (Photo by Amy Dreher)Someone's kindness knows no bounds.  An anonymous gift-giver left $10,000 in cash in a small donation box at the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site at 20 Vesey St.  Typically, the box receives small donations such as pennies and a few dollars. Imagine the surprise when the preview site staff discovered this sizable and generous gift.While we don't know who left the donation, everyone with the 9/11 Memorial is grateful that someone acknowledges the importance of supporting this national tribute.    Read more »

Today Marks Anniversary of Terror Bombing of USS Cole, 17 Sailors Killed in Blast Ten Years Ago

On October 12, 2000, 11 months before the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Cole was refueling at a port in Yemen when a motorboat approached and suicide bombers detonated 1,000 pounds of explosives. The blast killed 17 and injured 39 crew members, while blowing a hole forty-feet wide in the side of the ship. The attack was attributed to a cell within the al Qaeda network.  Read more »

New Video: Every Vote Counts, See How You Can Help

 Did you vote for the 9/11 Memorial yet? I did and I return each week to support the charity I'm proud to represent as the president and CEO of the 9/11 Memorial. I'm asking you to join me in this effort to secure $200,000 for the 9/11 Memorial.  Voting is easy as steps 1, 2 and 3.  Read more »

A perfect pitch for the 9/11 Memorial

If you squint, you can make out 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels (left) in the jumbotron above New York Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.  Joe, who's a big Yankee fan, is standing next to Chuck Imhof, the vice president of New York sales for Delta. The airline  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Museum Mission: Preserving the history of 9/11

9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels was prompted to reach out to 9/11 Memorial supporters and attack victims' families after Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gave a politically-driven speech about the 2001 terrorist attacks at the U.N. General Assembly yesterday in Manhattan. Ahmadinejad's calculated and incediary remarks  caused U.S. officials to abrutly walk out.  Read more »

The 9/11 Memorial needs your help, your vote for $200,000 in crucial funding

 We’ve been getting the word out that the 9/11 Memorial has been selected as a candidate to win $200,000 through Members Project from American Express and TakePart. You’ve probably seen our e-mails about this effort, and if you’ve been taking the time to vote for us each week, thank you so very much.  Read more »

Remembering 9/11 (Updated)

On this ninth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, we join together in solemn remembrance. Our hearts go out to the families and friends who should never have had to bear such tragic losses.  Read more »