September 11th National Day of Service & Remembrance

Highlights from the 2013 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance

Americans from around the country commemorated the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks with prayer, reflection, and remembrance.

Like thousands of Americans, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama also marked the day with service. President Obama volunteered next to an AmeriCorps member in Washington, DC!

Thousands Mark 9/11 Day with Service Across the Nation

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are participating in volunteer service activities today to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) leads the annual effort to pay tribute to and honor the victims and heroes of 9/11 through service.

Presidential Proclamation: 2013 Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

The White House released the following proclamation in recognition of the 2013 Patriot Day and the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance.

PATRIOT DAY AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE, 2013

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Americans to Honor September 11th Anniversary with Volunteer Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (All day)
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced that hundreds of thousands of Americans are participating in service activities to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary on the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, paying tribute to and honoring the victims and heroes of that day.

America’s PrepareAthon! Encourages Emergency Readiness

Each September, Americans pause to remember the 9/11 victims and survivors, and the responders who defined courage in the aftermath of the attacks.

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance 10th Anniversary Challenge Grants

CNCS recognized the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 by issuing a challenge to organizations to bring Americans together in the same spirit of compassion, unity, and service as so many did after the attacks.

September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance Fact Sheet

The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of an effort originally launched in 2002 by 9/11 family members and support groups who worked to establish the charitable service day as a forward-looking way to honor the sacrifice of those who were lost and those who united in response to the tragedy.

How-To Tuesday: Plan Your 9/11 Service Project

As the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance draws closer, you may be making plans to join in with a service project of your own but then realize that you have no idea where to start. We can help you with that.

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has a variety of resources to support you while creating an event for September 11th (or any other time, for that matter).

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