Our intention is to ensure that Foxboro Never Forgets the tragedy that occurred on September 11, 2001. Moreover, in the words of our good friend Cindy McGinty, it is important to remember that “the horrible people who planned that horrible day thought they were making us weaker. They made us stronger… they brought us together.” We would like to bring Foxboro together and pay tribute to the many Americans that lost their lives on September 11th and the many others that continue to serve to keep us safe.
In 2009, President Obama signed into law the Serve America Act, a bill sponsored by the late Senator Kennedy, making September 11th a national day of service and remembrance. Since then we have invited clubs, groups, and organizations in town to participate in town-wide community service projects on the morning of September 11th. Each year local groups log nearly 2000 hours of community service. In addition, Foxboro Never Forgets also organizes volunteers to assist with the Harvard Pilgrim 10K at Patriot Place road race.
Foxboro Never Forgets also helps organize the annual McGinty Family Fun Day activities. All funds raised during that event go towards the McGinty Scholarship Fund and a September 11th memorial, which was built at the Foxboro Public Safety Building and dedicated on the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks.