together, we can save a life

Welcome to the American Red Cross Team And Network (ARCTAN) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We are a college club of the Boston chapter of the American Red Cross.

You can email us at

We offer volunteer opportunities in all of the functions of the American Red Cross. We specialize in Blood Services, Disaster Relief, Health and Safety, Food Pantry, and Youth Outreach. See our volunteer page for more information and opportunities!

Please let us know if we can be of help or if you are interested in volunteering. We're always looking for new volunteers!

april blood drive

The next MIT blood drive will be held on April 19 - 21 and April 24-26 in La Sala, located on the second floor of the MIT Student Center. The dates and times for the blood drive are as follows:

Wednesday, April 19: 1pm - 6pm
Thursday, April 20: 1pm - 6pm
Friday, April 21: 8am - 1pm
Monday, April 24: 1pm - 6pm
Tuesday, April 25: 1pm - 6pm
Wednesday, April 26: 1pm - 6pm

You can sign up for an appointment and find more eligibility information at the blood drive appointment page.

To be added to the volunteer mailing list or sign up for a volunteer slot, email