Many people who participate in events like the Boston Marathon do so to raise funds. Some of the racers on Monday were raising money for the Newton Strong Fund. The Newton Strong Fund helps the victims siblings by paying for their education.
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•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, but you can certainly contact the Red Cross to schedule an appointment to donate blood in the future.READ MORE: Check Your Tickets, Pronto: $432M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Manhattan Pizza Shop
•Some of the marathon runners are stuck in Boston. They are in need of lodging. If you can help, please visit this site.MORE NEWS: Hillsborough County Schools Offers Tutoring Program For Students In Quarantine
•If you have information about the bombing call 1-800-494-TIPS.