FIRST RESPONDERS CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION ,TO ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP IN HONOR OF
9/11 FIRST RESPONDER LUIS ALVAREZ AT THE 19TH ANNUAL THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE BREAKFAST.
A presentation will be made to the family of NYPD Detective Luis Alvarez The First Responders Children’s Foundation Public Service Hero Award will be presented to FDNY Lieutenant Sarinya Srisakul, the first Asian female firefighter in the FDNY.
Over 1,500 guests are expected to attend the 19th annual Breakfast that began in the wake of 9/11 to provide a welcoming holiday community for first responder families who endured tragedy.
The Luis G. Alvarez scholarship will be announced and presented to Detective Alvarez’s widow Alaine Parker Alvarez.
Alvarez, who passed away from 9/11-related illnesses, is known for his advocacy on behalf of 9/11 first responders and his lobbying efforts including pleading before the United States Congress to replenish the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.