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Jessica Santos Foundation Fundraiser 2014

Release Date:
3/31/2014 12:00 AM

5:00pm SEATING IS SOLD OUT. 6:45pm seatings still available!

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The University of New Haven will host a fundraising dinner to honor the memory of Jessica N. Santos, a student from Tarrytown, N.Y. who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Yonkers, N.Y. on Aug. 27, 2006, a day before she was to begin her sophomore year at UNH. The event will help raise funds to aid students pursuing degrees in criminal justice and forensic science and also marks UNH's annual observance of victims' rights through the month of April.

UNH students may reserve tickets at a special price of $10 by contacting Faculty, staff and guests may reserve tickets for $20 by contacting Paula Mortali at

Jessica's mother, Gisela Marin, will speak about Jessica's life and legacy. The event is a collaboration between the UNH Victimology Club and UNH Hospitality & Tourism students, with special thanks to UNH Board of Governors member Jeffery Hazell '83.

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