AMERICAN RED CROSS

Blood samples (WBZ-TV)

Red Cross Seeking Blood Donations To Avoid Shortage

The American Red Cross is looking for ways to bolster the area’s blood supply to avoid a shortage the rest of the summer.

08/06/2015

Officer Dic Donohue and bombings survivor Heather Abbott. (Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

American Red Cross Hosts ‘Watertown Strong’ Blood Drive

Officer Dic Donohue was in attendance at a blood drive being held in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/11/2015

People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Red Cross: Harsh Winter Leads To Decreased Blood Donations

Several snowstorms have led to a decrease in collected blood donations this winter, according to the American Red Cross of Massachusetts.

03/06/2015

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Best Ways To Be Disaster-Ready In Boston

Boston sits on a coast that is prone to bad storms. While an occasional tornado or small earthquake have been known to strike, hurricanes and blizzards are clearly the most common.

01/16/2015

Helmet camera footage of a Sturbridge fire (Image credit Sturbridge Fire Department)

Helmet Cam Shows Sturbridge 4-Alarm Fire Up Close

A four-alarm fire in Sturbridge that heavily damaged a home on Tuesday was captured on video by a firefighter’s helmet camera.

12/10/2014

People donate blood to the American Red Cross. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Child Heart Surgery Patient Inspires Surge Of Blood Donors

The American Red Cross credits 8-year-old Jacqueline Rogers of Billerica for helping them collect 700 units of blood at a donation drive Sunday.

01/19/2014

Fire broke out in a Malden home Christmas morning. (WBZ-TV)

Malden Families Displaced By Christmas Day Fire

The American Red Cross is helping some families forced out of their homes by an early morning fire.

12/25/2013

(Photo Credit: Jimmy Daly)

6 People, 1 Dog Displaced By Haverhill Fire

Six people, including three children, and one puppy were displaced by a fire in Haverhill early Saturday morning.

05/05/2012

Brian Boyle died eight times during his recovery from a horrific car accident.

Man Who Died 8 Times Will Run In His 1st Boston Marathon

Brian Boyle had it all. He was a young, handsome athlete about to start college in 2004. But in a split second, on July 6, 2004, his life was turned upside down.

04/04/2012

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Tropical Storm Irene: Shelters Open Across Massachusetts

The Red Cross has opened several shelters across Massachusetts in anticipation of Hurricane Irene.

08/27/2011

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