ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, FDNY FIREFIGHTER STEPHEN SILLER WAS ONE OF 343 DEPARTMENT MEMBERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES WHILE SAVING OTHERS. WE HONOR THEIR SACRIFICE AND ALL 2,977 SOULS LOST THAT DAY.
For 20 years, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation has honored Stephen’s legacy by supporting the heroes who continue to risk life and limb in the line of duty.
To mark its 20th anniversary, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is delivering 200 mortgage-free homes to our nation’s heroes throughout 2021.
Tunnel to Towers read the names of each of the 7,000+ names of military personnel who have died in America’s response to September 11, 2001, the War on Terror. The ceremony took place on Veterans Day at the Lincoln Memorial.
On Saturday, August 21, 2021, the Tunnel to Towers “NEVER FORGET Concert” celebrated our nation’s greatest heroes and commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11. It was broadcast across the nation September 10-12, 2021. The iconic musical event featured performances by Journey, The Chainsmokers, John Fogerty, Ann Wilson, Steve Miller Band with special guest Jesse Colin Young, Lee Brice, Wyclef Jean, Gavin DeGraw, We McDonald, Flo Rida, Danny Rodriguez and Jax with G.E. Smith, serving as musical director.
The Tunnel to Towers Fallen First Responder Home Program has expanded to include first responders who die from 9/11 illnesses and leave behind young children.