Here's how you can help:
Donate to the affected families
And, courtesy of the Back Bay Patch from Huffingtonpost.com:
The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts has opened a disaster operation center and is asking locals to notify loved ones of their whereabouts on its website.
Here's a quick list of what you can do to help, courtesy of The Huffington Post:
- The Red Cross says the best way to help right now is to get in touch with loved ones through its Safe And Well Listings. The organization is not asking for blood donations at this time.
- The Salvation Army is offering food, beverages and crisis counseling to survivors and first responders. Find out how you can get involved here.
- Some marathon runners are stranded in Boston and in need places to stay. Find out how you can offer housing here.
- Anyone with info about the incident can call 1-800-494-TIPS."