The over 500-Mile Walk began at Arlington Fire Station 5 with the course route spanning over 500 miles from Washington, D.C. to the site of Ground Zero in NYC. Tunnel to Towers Chairman and CEO Frank Siller passes through six states over the course of six weeks to honor the 2,977 who lost their lives on 9/11 and the heroism of our first responders.
On August 1, Siller and his family hosted a private wreath laying ceremony at the Pentagon. Afterwards, the walk officially kicked off with a press conference at Arlington Fire Station 5 featuring Siller, Tunnel to Towers program recipients, lawmakers and first responders. Over 400 supporters then joined Siller in walking 12.3 miles from Arlington Fire Station 5 to the D.C. Armory, where the Foundation hosted a barbecue.
The full route includes:
- Washington, D.C. Kickoff – Aug. 1
- Winchester, VA – Aug. 7
- Cumberland, MD – Aug. 14
- Shanksville, PA, Aug. 21
- Hershey, PA – Aug. 28
- Easton, PA – Sept. 4
- Morristown, NJ – Sept. 5
- Staten Island, NY – Sept. 9 & 10
- Ground Zero, New York, NY – Sept. 11
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is dedicated to honoring the sacrifice of FDNY Firefighter Stephen Siller, who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. For 20 years the Foundation has supported our nation’s first responders, veterans, and their families by providing these heroes and the families they leave behind with mortgage-free homes. For more about the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and its commitment to DO GOOD, please visit T2T.org.