On the 9/11 Day site, you can look up volunteer projects in your area so you can do a day (or more) of service.
September is also National Preparedness Month. I like being prepared, although I'm not organized enough to do all the things. What about you?
From Week 2 (Sept 8-14): Make a Plan
Make an Emergency Plan
Sign up for alerts and warnings in your area
Learn your evacuation zone and have an evacuation plan
This isn't part of making a plan, but it sort of is...what do you plan on doing as a bystander in an emergency? You Are the Help Until Help Arrives, designed by FEMA, are trainings that can be taken online or in-person. The program encourages the public to take these five steps when there is an emergency:
Protect the injured from harm;
Position the injured so they can breathe; and
One last thought: