On March 25, 2022, the community suffered a tragic loss when Everett Police Officer Dan Rocha was killed in the line of duty. Officer Rocha left behind a wife, two sons, and a large extended family.
Victim Support Services is partnering with Coastal Community Bank and the City of Everett to raise funds to honor Officer Rocha. 100% of the funds will directly benefit the family, helping to defray funeral expenses and loss of financial resources during a most difficult time.
If you would like to contribute to the Dan Rocha Memorial Fund, you may click here.
If you prefer to donate in person, all Coastal Community Bank branches are accepting cash and check donations. Make checks payable to “VSS-Dan Rocha Memorial”.
The City of Everett is also accepting cash or check donations at the Clerk’s Office located at 2930 Wetmore Ave. Suite 1-A Everett, WA, 98201. Their office hours are Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for walk-ins, or by appointment only from 12 p.m. through 1 p.m. To schedule an appointment please call 425-257-8610.
VSS is prepared to help the community and those that have been affected by this. If you or someone you know are looking for extra support, you may call our hotline Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or via text 24/7 including holidays. Trained advocates are available to help by contacting 1-888-288-9221.
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