Red Cross

Officer Dic Donohue and his wife Kim talk with a blood donor. (WBZ-TV)

Transit Police Officer Dic Donohue On New Mission To Save Lives

Officer Dic Donohue, who was severely injured in the shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, has found a very personal way to give back.

04/01/2014

Red Cross volunteers train for the Boston Marathon. (WBZ)

Red Cross Volunteers Touched By Bombing, Train For Boston Marathon

In Saturday’s nice weather, the training came easier for Boston Marathon teams, including one raising money for The American Red Cross.

02/23/2014

A burst water pipe at 364 Broadway in Lawrence displaced three dozen residents on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Pipe Burst Displaces More Than 35 People In Lawrence

More than 35 Lawrence residents were forced out of their homes Saturday morning when a pipe burst inside their building.

01/04/2014

Louis Matnog of Malden packs supplies for his Red Cross relief mission to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the country. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Red Cross Worker From Malden Flying To Philippines For Typhoon Relief

Louis Matnog of Malden, a Red Cross international disaster worker, is flying to the Philippines for a month-long relief effort after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the country.

11/09/2013

Red Cross food pantry in Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Food Pantries Prepare For Increased Demand

The nearly 47-million Americans who rely on food stamps are now dealing with cuts. The 2009 stimulus program that boosted benefits is now over.

11/01/2013

(Photo credit AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Out For Blood: Mass. & Michigan Red Cross Blood Banks Compete During ALCS

It looks like the 2014 ALCS between the Boston Red Sox and the Detroit Tigers could turn into a blood bath, or at least that could be the case with fans.

10/12/2013

Papers, Documents, Filing

Where Is The Important Stuff?

If you were told to evacuate within the hour would you be able to gather up the kids, the important papers of your life, the baby pictures, the cat, sensible shoes and leave in an hour?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/30/2013

Hurricane Sandy off the east coast on October 29, 2012. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

How To Prepare For Catastrophes

The Hurricane Center is forecasting an extremely active season this year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/26/2013

(Photo credit AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Red Cross Puts Out Emergency Request For Blood, Platelet Donors

The American Red Cross has put out an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to deal with a shortfall in Southern and Northern New England.

07/09/2013

A fire damages several buildings in Lowell on Saturday, May 4, 2013. (Credit: Lowell Sun)

Fire Damages At Least Two Buildings In Lowell

A three-alarm fire Saturday afternoon has damaged at least two buildings in Lowell, according to the Red Cross.

05/04/2013

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