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New York Says Thank You

Nonprofit Fulfills 9/11 Victim's Bucket List

Tracey E. Vitchers | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact
Tracey E. Vitchers

This blog is part of the series "The Impact of 9/11," focusing on individuals who have channeled their grief to make a positive difference in the year...

Students Donate Toys, Fundraise For Hungry In Memory Of Boy Scout Killed By Tornado

Tracey E. Vitchers | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Tracey E. Vitchers

In June 2008 an EF-3 tornado devastated the Little Sioux Scout Ranch in Little Sioux, Iowa. Four boy scouts were killed, including 14-year-old Aaron E...

Building Hope, One Star at a Time

Tracey E. Vitchers | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact
Tracey E. Vitchers

After an F-5 tornado hit Greensburg, Kansas in May 2007 and destroyed 95 percent of the town, the New York Says Thank You Foundation traveled to the t...

Eleanor Goldberg

The Meaning Of 9/12: How Forming Nonprofits Eased The Grief For Victims' Families | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.25.2011 | Impact

As Susan Littlejohn lay amid the rubble of her tornado-ravaged barn in July, she begged for a miracle. Without one, she would no longer be able to pro...

9/11 Charities: How You Can Help

Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact

UPDATED: September 11, 2012 9:32 a.m. Eleven years later, 9/11 survivors and victims' family members still need you. Children who lost parents rely...

After 9/11, New Yorkers Say 'Thank You' By Helping Others

Posted 06.25.2011 | Impact

After what he describes as an outpouring of support after 9/11, New Yorker Jeff Parness wanted to find a way to give back. "I wanted to make a big...