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.
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.
After the cancellation of last year’s in-person Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk NYC due to citywide COVID-19 restrictions, the Foundation’s signature event returns to retrace FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller’s final footsteps 20 years later.
Tunnel to Towers reads 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 takes place on Veterans Day at the Lincoln Memorial.
Tunnel to Towers announced the creation of a 110-home “LET US DO GOOD Village” in Land O’ Lakes, FL. The homes are for the Foundation’s program recipients.
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.