Honor. Serve. Unite.
Two decades ago on September 11, 2001, many lost their lives to the 9/11 attacks. To honor the spirit of sacrifice made that day and the sacrifices that continue to be made by members of the armed forces and their families, we honor those heroes by uniting in service and volunteerism throughout our communities.
Additional ideas and resources:
- 911Day.org including “Teaching 9/11 to a New Generation of Americans”, “9/11 Day Teachers Guide”, “Dispelling Myths About Military Veterans”, and “Hallway of Heroes”.
- AmeriCorps including tools to plan a service project that prepares you for safety in your community, in the classroom, and in the event of a disaster.
- National Youth Leadership Council’s 9/11 Day Service-Learning Toolkit for adult facilitators and student leaders to select service projects and locations for 9/11 Day.
- The 9/11 Lesson: Celebrating Real-Life Superheroes – For elementary educators & students: Explore this site to find out what happened on September 11, 2001, and how it changed the world forever. Play Virtual Heroes Experience games, access the 9/11 Lesson Library, and explore a Virtual Museum Gallery.
UServeUtah Community Engagement Mini Grants
The Community Engagement Mini Grant provides funding up to $500 to mobilize more Utahns to volunteer and/or celebrate the impact of volunteers. The Mini-Grant funds one-time projects to promote, inspire, and recognize volunteerism in the state of Utah. If you are planning a project to commemorate 9/11, we encourage you to apply for Community Engagement Mini Grant Funding. Funded mini grants for 9/11 must take place within the project period of September 1st - 30th.