Boston Marathon Bombing

Come down to the Tanner Tavern (474 Main St., Woburn) on Thursday, May 16th at 7PM for the "We Are Marc Fucarile Strong" fundraiser. Marc, a native of Stoneham, is the only remaining Boston Marathon bombing victim at Mass General Hospital.

Woburn Firefighter Joe Foley is coordinating this event to help raise money for the Fucarile family who is facing mounting hospital bills.

This fundraiser will include music, drinks and raffles. There will be local "celebrity" bartenders from both the Woburn and Stoneham Fire departments. Various local businesses have generously donated items for the raffles.

An entrance donation of $10 is suggested. For more information about this event, please click here.

A fund has also been set up at helpmarcfucarile.com. For more information, see the flyer attached below.

"We Are Marc Fucarile Strong" Fundraiser

Thu, 05/16/2013 - 7:00pm

There will be a fundraiser to support the Marc Fucarile family. Marc was a victim of the Boston Marathon bombings and a native of Stoneham.

This fundraiser will include music, drinks and raffles. There will be local "celebrity" bartenders from both the Woburn and Stoneham Fire departments. Various local businesses have generously donated items for the raffles.

An entrance donation of $10 is suggested.

One Fund Boston Benefit

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 5:00pm

The Woburn Business Association and the Woburn Host Lions Club are hosting a block party to benefit The One Fund Boston.

Companies may pay a $50 team entry fee to enter three people in the "Company Trivia Challenge," or attendees may purchase a ticket at the door for $10 each. 

This indoor/outdoor event will feature a silent auction, games, contests, food and beverages, and entertainment. This event will be held rain or shine.

Crown Plaza Boston-Woburn, in conjunction with Woburn Business Association and Woburn Host Lions, are hosting a block party to benefit The One Fund Boston on Friday, May 10, from 5 to 9 PM.  

This event will be held at Scoreboard Sports Bar & Grill, 15 Middlesex Canal Park, Woburn. Companies may pay a $50 team entry fee to enter three people in the "Company Trivia Challenge," or attendees may purchase a ticket at the door for $10 each. To enter your company in the trivia challenge, contact WBA Executive Director Michael Meaney at 781.935.0345.

This indoor/outdoor event will feature a silent auction, games, contests, food and beverages, and entertainment. This event will be held rain or shine.

After the tragic events that happened at the Boston Marathon, communities have been rallying together to do something to help those who were affected by the bombing. Here are a couple of ways you can support those who were impacted by the attack:

The Restaurant in Woburn is offering 3 ways that you can help the Norden Brothers, Paul and JP, who were badly injured by the bombings. Up until this Wednesday, April 24th, The Restaurant will be accepting cash donations, accepting cash donations for the Boston "Strong" Red Sox ticket raffle drawing, and will be donating 30% of all food sales from the Family Casual Menu. The Red Sox ticket raffle will take place on April 24th at 7:30 p.m. For more information on how The Restaurant is helping out, please click here.

The Hair Cuttery (99 Commerce Way, Woburn) is hosting a cut-a-thon on Sunday, April 28th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. to support the victims and families affected by the Marathon bombings. Haircuts will be $10 with 100% of the proceeds being donated to the One Fund Boston. For more information on how the Hair Cuttery is helping out, please click here.

The son of longtime Cummings Properties staff member Ed Fucarile was badly injured in the blast. Cummings Properties has donated $100,000 to the One Fund Boston in behalf of the victim, Marc Fucarile, and they are asking for the communities support as well. The Stoneham Police Department have established the Marc Fucarile Fund. To donate, please send your donations to Stoneham Credit Union, 40 Pine Street, Stoneham, MA 02180 or donate online at HelpMarcFucarile.com. For more information, please see the flyer attached below.

For those who have been affected by the Marathon bombings and who may need some support, a new support group is being established in Woburn. This support group is aiming to start sometime in May, depending on the number of people interested in joining.

The support group is tentatively planned to be held at 7 Winn St., Woburn. If you would like to sign up for this group, please e-mail Tammy with your contact information and your name will be added to the list. Tammy's e-mail address is: tammy@tgperspectives.com.

Tammy is a licensced mental health professional at Perspectives Counseling and Consultation.

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the tragic event that took place during the Boston Marathon.

Our hearts go out especially to those who have suffered loss from this terrible event.

If you are looking for ways to help victims and authorities in the wake of these attacks, please click here for some possibilities.

To look for prayer vigils and services in the area, please click here.

If anyone knows of any services in the Woburn area, please let us know by e-mailing Candice at cmclaughlin@socialcapitalinc.org.