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Ten Year Anniversary of 9/11- The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund

Photo of New York City Manhattan at night with World Trade Center beams of light coming up from the ground

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On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States of America injuring and killing thousands of people. Horrified and compassionate humans across the globe subsequently donated $2.2 billion to various charities that had quickly set up 9/11-related funds after the attack. The majority of this money was spent within a year of the attacks due to pressure from the media and government and only a few charities wisely withheld a portion of the money they raised so that they could continue to fund memorial projects, mental and health-care services, and scholarships into the future.

As we commemorate the tenth anniversary of this tragedy, we felt it was important to again highlight and support a charity that helped those family members who lost a relative that terrible day.

The charity we intend to highlight among the many important charities out there is “The Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund”

“The purpose of the Fund is to provide education assistance for postsecondary study to financially needy dependents of those people killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and during the rescue activities relating to those attacks.”

—From the Fund Declaration

We hope that you will consider supporting the above charity by visiting their website and making a donation.

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