Join us for the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, observed every September 25th, in honor of those lost to violence in our community.
In 2007, Congress designated September 25th as the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. Since then, Homicide Survivors, Inc. has participated in hosting meaningful local events in observance of this day. This year we will host NDOR at the Reid Park.
Survivors are encouraged to bring the following:
If you have any questions, please email [email protected].
September 25, 2023 | 5pm -7pm
Located between the dog park and rose garden.
Kimiko Washington was born and raised in Tucson. She is a wife, a mother of four, and a grandma. She is currently fighting for justice for the murder of her son, Ocean Washington—memorializing and honoring her son’s life and continuing his legacy.
Yarko Ruiz was born in Mexico and speaks English and Spanish. He is the Father of two beautiful girls. He lost his youngest daughter, Yarel Aaliyah Ruiz, to a drunk driver on June 3, 2021. He spends his time honoring Yarel and being her voice. Yarko makes YouTube videos to help promote local businesses in Tucson
Every year, families in our community are shattered by the loss of a loved one to homicide. Please consider joining us this Arizona Gives Day and donating to our cause. Your contribution will ensure we continue to provide services to Survivors, such as advocacy, support and assistance.