Welcome to the FDNY Firefighter John F. McNamara Foundation
The Johnny Mac Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed by John’s wife, Jennifer after his death in August 2009 of 9/11 related cancer. John was an FDNY Firefighter and caring for others was what he did. In a list of final wishes, John asked to have a community center built in Blue Point, NY. In accord with John’s motto “whatever it takes,” the Foundation now works tirelessly to fulfill that wish. In addition, the Foundation supports other 9/11 first responder organizations. John's last wishes were written down and electronically scanned. View John's Final Wishes.
Tunnel to Towers
30,000 run in Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers tribute event. A wave of emotion swept through lower Manhattan on Sunday as thousands of veterans, their families and many of the city’s first responders retraced the steps of fallen firefighter Stephen Siller, who died in the collapse of the Twin Towers on 9/11.
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