Monthly Archives: October 2017

Donors offer to match $1M for January 8th Memorial

The plan to build a memorial for the Jan. 8, 2011, mass shooting in Tucson received a boost Monday with the announcement of a commitment to match $1 million in donations.

The largest commitment came from Raytheon Missile Systems and the Kautz Family Foundation, said Crystal Kasnoff, executive director of Tucson’s January 8th Memorial.

The commitment to match funds also came from Tucson Foundations, the Connie Hillman Foundation, real estate investor Michael Kasser, Sundt Construction, attorney Mark Rubin and the memorial foundation’s board members, Kasnoff told about 60 people at the Pima County administration building.