The following is an excerpt from an article posted on Business Insider in Aug 2017:
“NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 9/11 Day leaders, who founded the federally-recognized September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance, are calling upon all Americans to observe the upcoming 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks as a national day of unity and charitable service.”
9/11 Day organizers are also calling upon Americans to share personal messages and prayers on September 11, through 911day.org, and to observe six moments of silence that occur on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. These happen (all ET) at: 8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., 9:37 a.m., 9:59 a.m., 10:03 a.m., and 10:28 a.m. 9/11 Day leaders are inviting those on social media to post or share #momentofsilence, #911day, #neverforget at each of these times, and remain silent on social media for 60 seconds thereafter.
Meals Packed for Food-challenged New Yorkers and Hurricane Harvey Victims
The NYC Meal Pack for 9/11 Day is being led by the 9/11 Day nonprofit, with U.S. Hunger. Co-hosts of the event include NYC Service; New York Cares; National September 11 Memorial & Museum; Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum; UJA Federation of New York; Catholic Charities of New York; Islamic Relief USA; and the Wounded Warrior Project.”
Read the full post on Business Insider