National September 11 Memorial & Museum


 New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who serves as the board chair of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, delivered the following remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol yesterday as part of a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony:  Read more »

New Yorkers recognize 9/11 response by Helping Arkansas Tornado Survivors Rebuild

 A volunteer organization born out of the 9/11 is helping to coordinate one of the largest volunteer service events in Arkansas. Earlier this month, The New York Says Thank You Foundation worked jointly with the Polk County Arkansas Long Term Recovery Committee and the Polk County 4-H Foundation to bring hundreds of volunteers from New York City and across the country to help rebuild Mena, Ark.    Read more »

Daily Show’s Jon Stewart MC’s National September 11 Memorial & Museum annual benefit dinner (Updated)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who serves as chairman of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, hosted the charity's third annual benefit dinner last night. Jon Stewart of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" served as the event's master of ceremonies. Bloomberg was a recent guest on Stewart's show. The dinner put a spotlight on the progress made toward the goal of opening the 9/11 Memorial on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. It also highlighted teh stories of volunteerism and compassion that was spawned from the events of Sept. 11th.  Read more »


The Members Project Vote Page has been completely redesigned and now better highlights the participating charities with large logos and bright colors. Check it out at, Members Project voting has launched on Facebook. The Facebook voting experience is almost identical to that on You simply have to accept the application and place your vote.  Try out this great new voting experience at  Read more »

Meet Alice Greenwald, 9/11 Memorial Museum Director

Alice M. Greenwald has been working in museums for more than 30 years, a job she loves immensely."You get to shape something from the ground up," she said.Greenwald has been the Director of the 9/11 Memorial Museum  Read more »

Video: Help the 9/11 Memorial secure 200K through Members Project

Watch “We Remember” Today and Help Support the 9/11 Memorial in the American Express/Take Part Members Project - Production by the 9/11 Memorial Interns  Read more »

Words once scrawled at ground zero deliver messages of hope

 Local photographer, Helena V., captured 9/11 history during her visit to the World Trade Center site in 2006, during the 5th year anniversary of the attacks.  While walking around ground zero, she took photographs of messages left by passersby and visitors expressing their sorrow, support and hope.   Read more »

Large 9/11 artifacts heading to the museum

An online slideshow and story from reveals some of the large artifacts that are heading for the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in the fall.According to DNAinfo’s Julie Shapiro, “The items include a 47,000-pound piece of the North Tower’s antenna and a 10,000-pound elevator motor that once propelled workers up into the skyscrapers.”The  Read more »

9/11 Memorial partners with non-profit for national day of service

MyGoodDeed, a 9/11 non-profit organization, announced its plans Wednesday to organize the largest day of service in U.S. history on Sept. 11, 2011 in honor and commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the attacks, according to PR Newswire  Read more »

Lower Manhattan resident captures 9/11 destruction in vivid detail

Above: Two photos depict the scene of lower Manhattan after the World Trade Center towers fell on Sept. 11.  The first photo (left) is an image of Battery Park covered in ash.  The second photo  is the scene at Battery Park Pier as many people tried to leave Manhattan via ferry boats.  (Photos by Hiro Oshima)The above photographs, taken by New Yorker Hiro Oshima, show the images he saw when he evacuated his lower Manhattan residence on Sept. 11.  The images are now part of the  Read more »