Accession Number: C.2018.120.2
Dimensions: 1 ¼ in X 1 in X 1/4 in
Dimensions (Metric): 2.54 cm X 2.54 cm X 2.54 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Teresa Foley Kochowicz, Red Cross Volunteer, Ground Zero, World Trade Center
American Red Cross commemorative lapel pin. The pin is a gold-colored rectangle with "TEAM | RED CROSS | September 11, 2001" printed on the front below a graphic of three "stars" meant to resemble people. The center star has a red cross on the body.
Volunteers of every age, background, and ability flocked to Ground Zero, intent on supporting rescue and recovery operations. Some signed on with organizations such as the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army, while others volunteered independently.