UPDATE: American Red Cross of Eastern Massachuetts is now ONLY accepting applications from qualified entrants, who have already secured their 2013 Boston Marathon race entry with the B.A.A.
The American Red Cross provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts serves 190 cities and towns across the region with a population of over 4.9 million people, including the North Shore, Greater Boston, and Cape Cod & Islands. Funds raised through the B.A.A. Marathon Charity Program help support our vital programs and services, including: Disaster Services, Food and Nutrition, International Social Services, Healthcare Job Training, Preparedness Health and Safety, Services to the Armed Forces, Youth and Volunteerism.