DFW (WBAP/KLIF News) – In conjunction with the numerous ceremonies across North Texas honoring the almost 3,000 people who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the 18th anniversary, the Communities Foundation of Texas is celebrating its annual Freedom Day.
Sejal Desai with CFT said volunteers will spend Wednesday working various service projects across the Metroplex which includes deploying 800 volunteers to pack more than 275,000 meals for North Texans in need.
It’s part of the group’s first annual “North Texas Food Pack.”
“What memories should our kids have of this day and we decided that a celebration of human spirit through a day of service will be a great idea,” said Desai.
Freedom Day is the largest 9/11 commemorative community service event in DFW with more than 1500 volunteers participating in the event locally along with more than 15 million nationwide.
Since its creation in 2002, Freedom Day has become the nation’s largest annual day of service.
Events are being held across the Metroplex including in Fort Worth, Dallas, Arlington, Plano, Mesquite, Grapevine and Prosper.
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