Vigils & Reflection Services
For those who would like to make a financial contribution, The One Fund Boston has been set up by Governor Patrick, Mayor Menino, and a number of major local companies to support those individuals and families directly impacted by these events. To learn more about The One Fund Boston or to make a contribution, please visit http://onefundboston.org/. You may also send contributions to the address below:
One Fund Boston, Inc.
800 Boylston Street #990009
Support for Businesses
Mayor Thomas Menino announced that City of Boston will staff a resource and counseling center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the officers of City Year at 287 Columbus Ave.
Staff from Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Boston Public Health Commission will be on hand to provide information, assistance and counseling services to anyone still needing help as a result of the tragedies during Monday’s Marathon.
If anyone would like to seek assistance by phone, please call the Mayor’s 24 hour hotline at 617-635-4500. To speak to a counselor by phone, please call the Mayor’s Health Line at 617-534-5050. This counseling and resource center has been relocated from The Castle building on Columbus Avenue which served as the Center since Monday afternoon.
Whether you’re donating blood or helping manage a blood drive — you are needed throughout Massachusetts! The Red Cross thanks you for your great outpouring of support and all of your help. We have seen exceptionally busy blood drives these past few days, and this is why having amazing volunteers like you helping out is so crucial.Where can you volunteer? Check out the May Calendar for the Red Cross’s upcoming blood drives. These are sorted by town name. Additionally, here are the remaining volunteer needs for the rest of April. If you are interested in helping at one of the drives please respond by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-461-2088.