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15th Annual Fundraising Campaign Completed

January 5, 2017

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial (TSFFM) completed its 15th Annual fundraising campaign Thursday Evening, March 24, 2016, at a cocktail reception at the Helen Mills Event Space. The same evening, the organization honored its Clara Lemlich Class of 2016 award winner, Gary LaBarbera.

Images courtesy of Cornell University

TSFFM, a recognized 501 ( c )(3) organization incorporated on December 2, 2002, was established to memorialize the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911, its impact on changing New York State labor laws, and its role in the creation of the Workers' Compensation law. TSFFM seeks to educate the general public regarding workplace safety and to provide scholarships for the children of workers who died or were permanently disabled as the result of workplace accidents or illnesses.