Boston Marathon Response by the Numbers

American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts has proudly served those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombings
Since April 15, 2013, the Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts has proudly served those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombings.

Since April 15, 2013, the American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts has proudly served those affected by the Bombings. Following are a few of the services provided, by the numbers:

47,247 Meals & snacks served to first responders, residents & families affected by the bombing & resulting manhunt

3,644 Mental health contacts made by Red Cross Disaster Mental Health volunteers

3,107 Relief items distributed

305 Red Cross staff & volunteers assigned to the Marathon relief operation (including 67 Disaster Mental Health Professionals)

1 Family Assistance Center opened, co-managed by the Red Cross, to serve the families those injured & deceased

11 Agencies assisting in the Family Assistance Center, which was open for 15 days

42 Families assisted with financial grants serving 145 people affected by the disaster

466 Safe and Well registrations for those separated from family on Marathon Monday

272,000 Searches on SafeAndWell.Org related to the Boston Marathon Bombing

4 Reception Centers opened for those seeking services from the American Red Cross

26 Days the Red Cross Regional Disaster Operations Center was activated

26 Red Cross emergency response vehicles activated throughout Greater Boston

315 MBTA car cards & bus shelter signs with Red Cross coping messaging displayed

540 Mentions on twitter in one week by those spreading Red Cross messages on Sheltering in Place & Disaster Mental Health

78 Memorials, vigils, & community gatherings supported by Red Cross staff

7 Emergency Operations Centers & Call Centers supported with Red Cross staff

38 Runners on Team Red Cross who ran the Boston Marathon April 15

26 Boston Marathon First Aid stations operated by Red Cross volunteers