NewsMar | 31 | 2017
During the month of April at the MGH Blood Donor Center, donors will receive a special skyline Boston Strong T-shirt. Make a life-saving donation to receive the shirt and show Boston pride.
-The T-shirt giveaway honors the 3,946 blood donors who travelled to Boston to donate blood after the 2013 bombing
-Nearly 2000 of these donors were first time blood donors
-Each year the Blood Donor Center sees about seven times their average on Marathon Monday (They are open Marathon Monday, April 17, for whole blood and platelet donations)
-The victims serve as a reminder that blood is needed every day, and those who gave prior to the bombing saved the lives of the victims.
Read more articles from the 03/31/17 Hotline issue.