Wednesday, December 12, 2012
ENYYSA DONATES $2,000 TO THE TUNNEL TO TOWERS FOUNDATION
By Randy Vogt, Director of Public Relations, Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association
December 13, 2012-The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) is very pleased to announce that we have donated $2,000 to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation for Hurricane Sandy relief.
“If you were displaced through the hurricane or need other help, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is there to help you,” commented Eastern New York Soccer Hall of Famer Burt Wilkes, President of the Cosmopolitan Junior Soccer League (CJSL). The CJSL has also donated $500 to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
“I was at their Relief Center on Staten Island and a man was wearing a Pittsburgh Steelers sweatshirt so I kidded him that he’s in Jets and Giants territory,” Mr. Wilkes continued. “Little did I realize that he drove all the way from Pittsburgh after filling up his U-Haul truck and also came with cash for Hurricane Sandy relief.”
The sole purpose of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to honor the legacy of love by FDNY’s Stephen Siller, who gave his life on 9/11. The Foundation does this by following Stephen’s footsteps of selflessness and love by “doing good” in his memory. It has established “In the Line of Duty” programs for Firefighters, First Responders and Military plus “Legacy of Love” programs to make a lasting and positive difference in the lives of children who have lost one or both parents.
For Hurricane Sandy victims, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation has established relief centers on Staten Island, in Gerritsen Beach and Red Hook in Brooklyn plus in Long Beach, Long Island. Join ENYYSA, the CJSL, Mayor Giuliani, Carl Banks, Robinson Cano and John Franco in contributing. For more information, log onto http://www.tunneltotowers.org/relief/