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Friends and family of homicide victim Evon M. Moore are holding a car wash today to raise money for her memorial. Moore's daughter, Tarah Krivenko, said she expects to be at West Buckeye Avenue and North Division Street for several more hours today, along with Moore's partner of 10 years, Marzelle Gower.
Krivenko said donations have been coming in none stop, and strangers have volunteered to help.
Spokane police still are trying to determine how Moore (pictured) ended up dead behind an east Spokane warehouse on Saturday, and who put her there.
She was studying at Spokane Community College to be a legal administrative assistant. Moore's memorial is set for Saturday at 10 a.m. at Ball & Dodd Funeral Home, 5100 W. Wellseley Ave.
Law enforcement will work as waiters at Red Robin Saturday to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Uniformed Spokane County sheriff's deputies will assist regular wait staff at the Spokane Valley Red Robin, 14736 E. Indiana Ave., from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tips earned during the event will support the Special Olympics program in Washington State.
The downtown and North Spokane Red Robin restaurants also are participating.
SCOPE volunteers also will be at the Spokane Valley location to register children in the Operation ID program. Vital statistics and the child’s photograph are loaded onto a computer disk which is then provided to parents. Should the child ever go missing, the disk can be provided to law enforcement to speed the recovery process.
Information regarding the new Spokane County jail project also will be on display at the Valley restaurant.
The city of Spokane’s Parks and Recreation Department is urging the public to donate to the Northeast Youth Center after a fundraiser was robbed on Saturday.
The benefit car wash at the Yoke’s parking lot on North Foothills Drive aimed to raise money to send low-income kids to camp this summer, but a man stole the cash box about 2 p.m. and fled in a waiting car, described as a burgundy Chevy Lumina.
The cash box was later found, empty.
“Saturday’s fundraiser was the only one scheduled to raise the needed funds to send kids to camp,” the Parks and Recreation Department said in a news release.
“The need remains.”
To help the Northeast Youth Center, mail or bring donations to the Parks and Recreation reception desk on the 5th floor of City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. An account also has been set up at Banner Bank. For more information, click here.
Anyone with information on the robber, described as white, 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11, 170 to 185 pounds, with dark hair, should call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233. He was wearing a blue shirt and dark pants. The driver was a black woman, and there was another woman in the car.