Demario Bailey Memorial Fund

For: Demario Bailey Memorial Costs
Chicago, IL
Organizer: Johnson College Prep
Demario Bailey Memorial Fund (Demario Bailey Memorial Costs)
$31,084
of $20,000 goal
100% Complete
Raised by 619 donors
This fundraiser is closed. Thank you for your support!

The Story

Demario Bailey, a standout tenth grade scholar at Johnson College Prep was was taken from his family and friends too soon.He has an identical twin, Demacio, who plays Varsity Basketball. Demariowas his biggest fan, accompanying his brother to practices and games regularly. In addition to mourning this loss, he will also be forced to live with the horrible memory of watching his brother be murdered in front of him. Something needs to be done to keep our children safe on the streets of Chicago. Demario did not deserve to die three days from his sixteenth birthday. Please give what you can to support the family as they endure this unforseen financial burden.

Fundraiser Updates

Posted on December 17, 2014

Posted on December 17, 2014

Dear Friends, 

Thank you so much for your contributions and kind words. Due to the overwhelming response to this fundraiser and media coverage of this tragic loss, your contributions will be used to support a scholarship fund for Demacio Bailey, Demario's Twin brother. The arrangements for the funeral have been finalized. Below is the information regarding the public viewing. 

Please continue to keep the Baileys and Johnson College Prep in your thoughts. 

Public Viewing Friday December 19, 2014
4:00-7:00pm
Callahan Funeralhome
7030 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL

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