Where to Volunteer for the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance Near You

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9/11 Volunteer Opportunities in Your Area

In honor of September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance, thousands of people across the country will commit to a day or more of service to commemorate the events of September 11. First launched in 2002, the effort was established to inspire an annual tradition of engaging in charitable service as tribute to the victims, survivors and those who served in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Taylor Morrison invites you to find opportunities to help in your own community and become part of this honorable tradition.

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North Carolina

Charlotte |Annual Charlotte Run For The Warriors

Commit today to volunteer at this annual run on, in support of Hope For The Warriors. All proceeds go to this non-profit’s programs for 9/11 service members, their families and the families of the fallen.

Raleigh | Help Behind the Scenes at Marbles

Volunteer to support the Marbles Kids Museum on the 9/11 Day of Service. You can work behind the scenes or directly by facilitating play within the museum galleries.

South Carolina

CharlotteNation Ford Land Trust Trail Workday

This opportunity is especially close to our new homes in Fort Mill, SC, in the community of Waterside at Catawba. The Nation Ford Land Trust needs volunteers through October 15, 2017 to help clean trails.


TampaNever Forget II

Help with maintenance or mural painting on September 9, 2017 at My Warriors Place, a retreat center for veterans. You can honor our fallen heroes by maintaining a safe place for their families and loved ones to grieve.

OrlandoMobile Food Distribution for Veterans

Volunteer for the Lake Baldwin VA Clinic’s monthly mobile distribution of food to veterans in Orlando. The group distributes healthy groceries to over 200 families in one day. Organizers, leaders, sorters, greeters and other volunteers are needed.

Sarasota | Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

The world-class botanical garden is looking for volunteers to help out as guides and in the greenhouse, botany department, gift shop and welcome center. It is geared for volunteers 50+ and requires physical ability.

Fort MyersReStore (Thrift Store) Helper

This organization has three locations and they need help with sorting, placing items on the sales floor, sales assistance and more. In particular they could use help with handyman work, painting and cleaning.

NaplesThe Naples Players

If you love community theater, volunteer with The Naples Players. They have a variety of opportunities, so their sure to be able to use your talents, whatever they are. Geared for 50+ volunteers.


Atlanta9/11 Service Day Atlanta

On Saturday September 9, 2017, join The Mission Continues Atlanta 3rd Platoon to install new fencing and resurface the outdoor basketball court at the Future Foundation.


Chicago9/11 Service Project at Breakthrough Urban Ministries

Breakthrough needs help making improvements to the women’s shelter donation center. The organization provide men’s and women’s transitional housing shelters.


Houston9/11 National Day of Service – KIPP Dream

Join Houston’s 5 platoons to do a variety of maintenance projects for KIPP Dream. Gardening, woodworking and carpentry skills are needed.

Dallas9/11 Heroes Run

Volunteers are needed up until and on September 9th to help plan and execute the 9/11 Heroes Run benefitting the Travis Manion Foundation and Dickey’s Barbecue’s Barbecue, Boots & Badges Foundation.

Dallas9/11 Day of Service

The 16th Annual Freedom Day event will focus on Whitney Young Elementary to conduct a school supply and uniform drive and build outdoor classrooms, tree benches and more.

DallasKids National Day of Service

Bring the whole family for projects lead by veteran volunteers and to honor lives lost and forever changed by the events of 9/11 in a small dedication. This is work in preparation for the group’s scheduled September 11th event.

AustinAmeriCorps 9/11 Day of Service

Join on September 11th to help pick up litter, clean up historical sites and open up the corridor on the trails in McKinney Falls State Park.


Denver9/11 Day of Service

Help the Colorado Springs 1st Service Platoon kick off a week of service on September 9th. Volunteers will be doing flood mitigation work at Palmer Park.


PhoenixHorsemanship and Equine Assisted Services

Love horses? Equine Assisted Services treats veterans and first responders who experienced a critical incident in the line of duty. The organization needs help with feeding, stall cleaning and grooming.


East BayDublin Senior Center Lunch Program

Located near many of our new homes in the Bay Area, such as Ivy Oak in Dublin, the Dublin Senior Center needs help preparing and serving lunch to their patrons. This is a particularly good position for someone with only a small amount of time to spare.

San JoseSpecial Events and Senior Nutrition Program

You can help improve the lives of seniors by socializing, being a companion and providing daily assistance at Community Centers

SacramentoBloodSource Fair Oaks Greeter and Server

Greet and serve refreshments to volunteer blood donors and monitor the donor lounge. If you enjoy friendly interactions with others, this position is for you.

Los Angeles CountyThe Soldiers Project

This organization needs licensed Mental Help Professionals and Outreach Volunteers to reach out to veterans and ensure they get the mental health services they need.

Orange CountySchool Campus Beautification

Team up with this group to help beautify the blacktop at Thorman Elementary School by creating colorful paint designs.

San Diego County9/11 National Day of Service

On September 9th spend the day at Gilliam Family Park and Community Garden. San Diego 1st and 2nd Platoons are partnering with BAME Renaissance Community Development Corporation for this event.

These are just a few of the volunteer opportunities available, but many more projects could use your help. To find additional ways to volunteer, go to allforgood.org and add your zip code to search. Join Taylor Morrison in honoring the victims and heroes of 9/11 by volunteering with veteran’s organizations or other groups that need our help.

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