The latest update on services offered or events being held to help the Harvard community cope with the April 15 tragedy during the Boston Marathon.
Concert for Boston
At 3 p.m. on April 28, the Dudley House Orchestra and Chorus present “Concert for Boston,” a charity event to benefit those most affected by the tragic events that occurred during the Boston Marathon and its aftermath. Proceeds will go to One Fund Boston.
Crimson vs. Dartmouth Raffle and T-Shirt Sale
The Harvard softball team will be selling T-shirts and hosting a raffle during Sunday’s (April 28) 2 p.m. doubleheader against Dartmouth. The raffle and T-shirt sale is to raise money for charities and foundations that are supporting victims of the Boston Marathon attack. Raffle tickets are $10 and T-shirts are $20. Tickets will be sold through the first game of the doubleheader and the drawing will take place during the second game. Fans do not need to be present in order to win the prizes. Raffle items include: autographed pictures by the Patriots’ Vince Wilfork, autographed baseballs from Dustin Pedroia and Clay Buchholz, Red Sox tickets, Harvard athletic apparel, tennis lessons, and more. For more information.
Harvard Runs for Boston Fundraiser
On May 1, reserve a treadmill at the Hemenway Gynasium for a 26-minute run or walk, with a suggested donation of $1 per minute. Donations of any size will be accepted. All proceeds will go to One Fund Boston. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
One Fund Boston
For the many members of the Harvard community seeking to help the victims in the marathon tragedy and their families, consider donating to the fund established by Gov. Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino.
Harvard’s Employee Assistant Program offers aid
As a result of the bomb blasts at the Boston Marathon, many employees or their family and household members may be directly or indirectly affected. Harvard’s Employee Assistance Program is available for free, confidential assistance and consultation 24/7. The Wellness Corporation’s EAP therapists are equipped to handle any distress that people are experiencing even if it is unrelated to this event.