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VOICES December Highlights


Thank you to all who sponsored our 21st Anniversary Gala. It was an inspirational evening and we are delighted to share some of the highlights.

Our annual appeal has been mailed, so be on the lookout among your holiday cards! The VOICES family is grateful to all who contribute as we renew our commitment to build resilience in the lives of those we serve.

This month we are providing support programs to promote well-being during the hustle and bustle of the season. Take a moment during the holiday to visit our Living Memorial and leave a reflection of your friend or loved one.

As always, feel free to contact our office if we can be of assistance.



VOICES 21st Anniversary Always Remember Gala was held at the New York Athletic Club on November 16. Once again, we were delighted to have ESPN’s Mike Greenberg orchestrate what was truly an inspirational evening!

VOICES 2022 Legacy Award was presented to former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. Former FDNY Commissioner Tom Von Essen was honored with VOICES 2022 Leadership Award. John Miller, NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence and Counterterrorism (retired), offered his personal perspectives.

The event included exceptional musical performances that added to the ambiance of the evening. Take a moment to view VOICES 21st Anniversary Gala Video and photo gallery.


Gala Highlights



Help Us Help Others


As the end of the year approaches, VOICES renews our commitment to provide long-term support for all those impacted by 9/11, while sharing our expertise to help individuals and communities impacted by other tragedies. VOICES programs promote healing in the lives of those we serve, by building resilience today and broadening our impact tomorrow.

Our thanks to those who have contributed - your support is making a difference! If you would like to learn about our programs and make a donation, click the link below.


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VOICES 9/11 Living Memorial is honoring the lives of those who have died of 9/11-related illness


VOICES 9/11 Living Memorial is expanding to honor the 5,400 responders and survivors who have died of 9/11-related illness. The original Living Memorial, launched in 2006, is an online collection of over 87,000 photographs that honors the 2,977 lives lost on 9/11 and the 6 individuals and unborn child that died in the 1993 bombing.

We are honored to begin working with families of the responders and survivors to ensure their lives are honored in a meaningful way. While you are gathering with families and friends, consider participating in the Living Memorial Project by providing photographs of your loved one.

To create a Living Memorial page, or add to an existing memorial, complete the submission form and upload photographs - click here.

Take a few moments during the holiday season to visit the Living Memorial and post reflections in your loved one's guestbook at

If you have questions, contact Stephanie Landau at or call the office at 203-966-3911.


Living Memorial Submission Form



Managing Grief During The Holidays

From Surviving and Striving, to Healing and Hope


Virtual Workshop Presented by: Connie Palmer, LCSW


Tuesday, December 13 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm EST


Register Now


Grief is always painful, but sometimes it feels like someone turns up the volume on our grief during the holidays. VOICES is offering a virtual workshop to explore and discuss our personal experiences of loss this holiday season. The presentation will consider what makes the holidays difficult and ways of coping with the pain of grief. Participants will learn strategies to continue on the journey of hope and healing during the holiday season.

The presentation will consider what makes the holidays difficult and ways of coping with the pain of grief. Participants will learn strategies to continue on the journey of hope and healing during the holiday season.



Peer Support Groups for the 9/11 Community


VOICES Peer Support Groups, led by VOICES clinical staff are held online. The groups provide a safe place to connect with one another, and acquire skills to build resilience. Participation is free and registration is required.

Family Members
December 12; January 9 and 23 - Register

December 6 and 20; January 10 and 24 - Register

December 5 and 19; January 16 and 30 - Register

Bereavement Group for Those Who Have Lost a Loved One in the Past 3 Years
December 1 and 15; January 5 and 19 - Register



Parents Helping Parents In-Person Support Groups

Held the first and third Wednesday of each month

9:30am – 11:00am


Parents Helping Parents provides in-person peer support for those who have suffered the loss of a child.

The support groups are held at the VOICES office located at: 80 Main Street, New Canaan, CT. If you are interested in attending click here to register or call VOICES Center at 203-966-3911.