After the Boston Marathon bombings on April, 15 2013, over 200 wounded racers and onlookers flooded Boston Hospitols. Also directly related to the bombings, deaths ranging from a free spirited 8 year old boy, to a MIT
police officer who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Plauged by the disaster, many people are facing extended hospital stays, expensive procedures, therepy, and missing family members.
As the Boston community, it is our job to be sure that these affected families recieve the best care possible, and the direct and full support from the community that has only been strongthened by this tragedy. To do this, Mayor Menino has created The One Fund.
Together we stand behind One Fund Boston to show our unified strength and support for everyone effected by the tragedy. Boston has risen and shown the true spirt of America.
Together, we are #BOSTONSTRONG.
"Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino today announced the formation of The One Fund Boston, the purpose of which is to raise money to help those families most affected by the tragic events that
unfolded during Monday’s Boston Marathon."
100% of proceeds gained from the wristbands will go directly to One Fund Boston. By giving what we can, we are showing our support for the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy on April 15, 2013. While wearing these wristbands, we are constantly reminded that we are a strong and united community who are willing to give what we can to support those who need it most.
While I wasn't physically affected by the Boston Marathon bombings, I was moved by the support of the community and the willingness to give to those who need it most.
I decided to create the #BOSTONSTRONG: a One Fund Boston wristband fundraiser to show my support, and give others a chance to do so as well. I beleive in the strength of the Boston community, and it is touching to see the results of coming together.