Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Donating money to organizations that help victims is quick and easy.
Americans across the country are reacting with shock to the devastation caused by a 2-mile wide tornado in Oklahoma. Dozens have died, and President Obama has declared the path of the tornado a major disaster area. If you would like to help, you can do so from your computer or mobile device right now. Patch will be posting stories of locals who are working to help victims from afar. If you know of someone local was affected by the tornado or who is working to help the victims, please contact your local editor at email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
People across New England and the nation are wondering what they can do to assist the victims.
With nearly 200 injured and three killed in the Boston Marathon bombings, people across New England and the nation are wondering what they can do to help. The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts has opened a disaster operation center and is asking locals to notify loved ones of their whereabouts on its website. Here's a quick list of what you can do to help, courtesy of The Huffington Post:
Monday, December 17, 2012
The event will include candle lighting, singing and an opportunity for children to create cards to show their support for the Newtown, CT community.
In light of the tragic events that occurred Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, several people around Charlestown are looking for a way to show their support. Tonight from 8-8:30 p.m. Oliva Browning owner Abby Gray and local yoga instructor Karen Fabian will hold a candelight vigil that is open to the public. "We will have candles, some singing, signs for the kids to make and will be collecting any donations that people give—all to support the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting and show support for each other here in our town," Fabian wrote in an email announcing the event. Oliva Browning is located at 20 City Square. In addition, an impromptu vigil was held at Eden Street Park on Saturday at around 5 p.m. It was …