On October 11th, 2018 in Manhattan 911 Health Watch had is annual fundraiser.
This year we honored: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer, New York’s Senior Senator, Dr. Kerry Kelly Retired Chief Medical Officer, Fire Department of New York City (FDNY), Co-Director FDNY World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Programs, Dr. David Prezant, Chief Medical Officer for the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) and Special Advisor to the Fire Commissioner for Health Policy. And in Memoriam Dr. James Melius, founding Member of 911 Health Watch Inc. Chair of the WTCHP Responder Steering Committee, Advocate for 9/11 responders and survivors, Administrator of the New York State Laborers’ Health and Safety Trust Fund.
Thank you to our Contributors: Champions ($25,000), Barasch & McGarry, P.C. ,Kreindler & Kreindler, LLP, Turken & Heath LLP; Advocate ($10,000), Mt. Sinai Health System, New York State AFL-CIO, New York State Laborers' Health & Safety Trust, Turley, Hansen & Partners, LLP, Benefactor ($5,000), Fealgood Foundation, Grey and Grey LLP’ International Union of Operating Engineers Local 15, 15A, 15B, 15C and 15D, Sheet Metal Workers Local 28, Uniformed Sanitationmen's Association Local 831 ,United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters
On October 18th, 2016 in Manhattan 9/11 Health Watch honored U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer and Representatives Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler, and Peter King – the five original cosponsors of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. This legislation renewed and made permanent federal health care and compensation programs for 9/11 first responders and survivors of the attacks. 911 Health Watch also honored Sheila Birnbaum former Special Master for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund that was reopened by the legislation.