Candlelight Vigil

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION! – John Dam Plaza, 

The 16th Annual Candlelight Vigil will be held 5:30pm, Tuesday., Oct. 16th, 2018 at John Dam Plaza.

Friends and family members are welcome to come at 5pm to memorialize and decorate the silhouettes of their loved ones.

Music and blessing of the Dia de los Muertos alter at 5:30pm.

Each year DVSBF hosts a candlelight vigil to raise awareness and honor survivors in our community.  This year the event will feature 40 life-size silhouettes representing the 41 victim killed as a result of domestic violence in our community since 1998. Over 900 luminaries will be lit to represent the individuals served by DVSBF each year.

Since 1998, 26 women, 9 men and 6 children have been murdered as a result of domestic violence in the Tri-City area! Learn more about domestic violence related homicides in WA.

 

Homicide Victims: