MA Red Cross CEO Jarrett Barrios tells the gripping story of his personal 2013 Boston Marathon experience as a runner stopped at mile 25.8 and as the leader of the biggest MA Red Cross disaster response since the blizzard of 1978.
The Red Cross provided 46,829 meals
to first responders, residents and families affected
by the bombing and resulting manhunt.
Red Crossers supported 78 memorials, vigils and
community gatherings in the wake of the Boston
Red Cross volunteers helped 3,574 persons in the
bombings’ aftermath with emotional and mental health
Red Cross coordinated a Family Assistance Center for
the injured & their families, and continues supporting
them through until today.
On April 21, 2014, Jarrett will join 18 other Team Red
Cross runners—and 5,000 others 2013 runners--in
finishing their race. Team Red Cross will invite 30 new
runners to join them.
For more information or to volunteer with Red Cross,
email us at EasternMassVol@redcross.org