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George J. Preen III's Fundraiser:

Preen Family - New York City 2016

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BENEFITING: Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation


EVENT: New York City 2016

EVENT DATE: Sep 25, 2016

George J. Preen III


Rachel Preen wrote -

The Preen family has registered for the Tunnel 2 Towers 5k run. This charity runs benefitss the Stephen Siller Foundation.

On September 11, 2001, Stephen, who was assigned to Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had just finished his shift, and was on his way to play golf with his brothers when he got word of the first plane hitting the Twin Towers over his scanner. Upon hearing the news, Stephen called his wife Sally and asked her to tell his brothers he would catch up with them later, and returned to Squad 1 to get his gear. 

Stephen drove his truck to the entrance of the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, but it had already been closed for security purposes. Determined to carry out his duty, he strapped 60 lbs. of gear to his back, and raced on foot through the tunnel to the Twin Towers, where he gave up his life while saving others.

The goal of the  Foundation is to continue Stephen’s legacy by supporting our nation’s first responders and service members. Building for America’s Bravest, a program of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, constructs specially adapted smart homes for our most catastrophically injured service members. 



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Rachel Preen

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5% Raised of $500 Goal

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George J. Preen III

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0% Raised of $500 Goal

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