The American Red Cross is appealing for blood donations, saying its supply has reached emergency levels after 50,000 fewer donations than expected so far this month.
Three firefighters were hurt while battling a two-alarm fire in Cambridge.
Patriots fans have a chance to win tickets to Saturday night’s playoff game at Gillette by simply giving some blood.
Next Monday it will be six years since Katrina which was the most expensive natural disaster to ever hit the U.S.
Nearly two dozen people have to find new homes after flames ripped through their condominium complex in Nashua late Saturday night.
Blood donations in May and June were at the lowest level the Red Cross has seen in more than a decade, but demand for blood products remained steady.
It’s been exactly two weeks since tornadoes tore through central and western Massachusetts. Relief efforts are nowhere near done.
The Red Cross says it has raised about $1 million already to help the victims of the tornadoes earlier this month in western and central Massachusetts, but there is still more work to be done.
For those impacted by the recent deadly tornados in western and central Massachusetts, the Red Cross has set up a distribution site for this weekend. They also have mobile teams going door to door.
I see the latest “text $10 offer” to the Red Cross. In this case, it’s a very worthwhile relief fund for the Springfield area. My inquiry: What percent of this $10 goes directly to relief efforts to those affected? And how much goes to Red Cross administrative costs? I hear Red Cross isn’t an “efficient” charity. Can you clarify? – Richard, Watertown