The Boston Marathon bombings (as of this writing) has left 3 dead, including an 8-year-old child, and at least 130 injured; some of the injured aren’t expected to survive.
To all family and friends of the dead or injured … our heartfelt sympathies go out to all of you.
via Brooklyn New York Baby Boomers and Everyone Who Loves Brooklyn
HOW YOU CAN HELP: This story is developing. Please check back for updates on how to help.
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 of places to stay. Find out how you can offer housing here.
Anyone with info about the incident can call 1-800-494-TIPS.