Meet Dic Donohue at the Watertown Strong Blood Drive

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On Saturday, April 11, the Watertown Strong Blood Drive will be held in honor of MBTA Police Officer Dic Donohue. 

When Donohue was injured in the shootout with Boston Marathon Bombing suspects on April 2013, he required more than 46 blood products when Mount Auburn Hospital doctors saved his life.

“Trauma patients like Officer Donohue are just one example of why it’s so important to donate blood or platelets,” said the Red Cross announcement. “It’s blood on the shelves that saves lives before, during and after disasters.”

Donohue will be on had on Saturday, April 11 the Watertown Strong Blood Drive in Honor of Officer Dic Donohue will be held at Watertown High School, 50 Columbia St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

He will be joined by Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Heather Abbott, Watertown Police Captain Ray Dupuis, Mount Auburn Hospital Vice President, Planning and Marketing Michael O’Connell and American Red Cross Massachusetts Blood Services Region CEO Jeff Meyer.

For an appointment please call 1-800 RED CROSS (733-2767) or visit

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