We Will Not Forget
The greatest tribute we can raise to honor those lost, is their children.

About the Fund

Board of Directors



Twin Towers Orphan Fund, founded on Sept. 12, 2001, is a program of the Children's Fund of America a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public benefit organization, Fed. Tax ID# 57-1197371.

All donations are fully
Rebuilding futures, one child at a time.
The Twin Towers Orphan Fund was founded on September 11, 2001 for the sole purpose of providing educational and welfare assistance to the children who were orphaned (who lost one or both parents) by the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The mission of the Twin Towers Orphan Fund is to provide higher educational assistance and mental healthcare assistance for (a) children who lost parents in the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon, or onboard the four downed airliners, and (b) children of victims of future terrorist attacks.

The Twin Towers Orphan Fund was founded on September 11, 2001, just hours after terrorists killed 3,000 of our own. Our mission is to mitigate, as much as possible, the damage done to the children due to the loss of a parent. We do this by providing assistance for higher education and mental health services.

Rebuilding futures, one child at a time: More than a declaration or tagline, these words represent a clear, strong and powerful focus. They not only reflect the determination the Children’s Fund of America has in continuing to fulfill its mission, but also the conviction of its successes.

Our commitment goes beyond addressing a child’s immediate need or illness. As an advocate and a resource for children and their families, we strive to make the greatest difference possible in the health and well being of all the children we serve. Each of us has a personal reason for dedicating our energies to this special cause. We are united in what inspires us on a daily basis; the chance to make a difference in the lives of children. We find inspiration in our ability to reach out to these children in need; to provide assistance with their higher education and well being; to offer the best information about other organizations that may be of assistance to them and their families; and to be an effective part of an expanded care team.

We are grateful, thankful and appreciative for all those who have shown loving hearts, kind efforts and sincere generosity towards the smallest victims, the children who lost parents. Thank you for your support; we honor your compassion and contributions. We have done much, and we will do more. Please join us in continuing to create brighter, more hopeful futures – one child at a time.

June 2001
Tom and Catherine Brennan

I Am Not Grateful He is Dead
By: Catherine Brennan

It's 9/10/01
Grateful Dead music is blasting
In their big silver Ford.
They are on their way
To buy some furniture
For their brand new house.

The little girl is
Only 18 months old
She is dancing
Her dad is smiling

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