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The NYMEX Children in Need Fund supports children's causes. The NYMEX Charitable Assistance Fund, Inc.,  which was established after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack, is a public charity that raises funds to assist surviving spouses and/or dependents of a NYMEX family member, including, but not limited to, those who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, and those similarly situated in the future.
In 1989, the NYMEX Children in Need Fund's budget was $125,000. From 1989 to 2006, the foundation was able to distribute more than $20 million to several hundred charitable organizations. In 2006, more than $3.1 million was distributed to 317 charitable organizations.
The NYMEX Foundation holds a live and silent auction at a yearly event to help raise money for the foundation to distribute.