In addition, a team of Red Cross volunteer logisticians will be working all day to ensure that the tents maintain critical levels of medical supplies.
RED CROSS ALONG COURSE
375 medical / admin volunteers
3,750 combined volunteer hours
120 ham radio operators for course medical communications
1,000-2,000 runners and spectators assisted every year along the course
When a disaster strikes, one’s primary instinct is to reach out to a friend, loved one or family member to make sure he or she is ok. But in the midst of chaos, when normal lines of communication fail, this is not always an easy feat. The Red Cross Patient Connection service is a system that, working hand in hand with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and area hospitals, serves to enable those critical familial connections in times of crisis.
To sign up to become a Red Cross of Massachusetts volunteer please go to http://www.redcross.org/local/massachusetts/volunteer.