The ZACHARY fund -HE WILL BE MISSED

We are here to tell the story of our baby brother ( Zachary ) he had just recently turned 18. He had a girlfriend and was going to be graduating this year. He had what we thought was a normal life and all the same concerns of every teenage boy. He had his whole life ahead of him but a few weeks ago we noticed Zachary started to show some distressed behaviours which his school had also noticed. We therefore had him admitted to the hospital and only 5 days later the hospital was going to release him. However we begged the hospital to keep him longer as this was not enough time but our concerns were ignored and they cleared him. Three days later our father who thought it was just an ordinary day went into our baby brothers' room to let him know he was going to work and Zachary gave him a hug and told him he loved him. Following work when our father arrived home he went in and it was eerily quiet. Our father started calling out for Zachary, but Zachary never answered back. Our father found that Zachary had attempted suicide and had tragically passed away. When a parent sees distressed behaviours in their children they do whatever they possibly can to make sure their child is safe, but this is a story of a father who tried, asked and begged the hospital for the help and they failed Zachary, our father and our family. They robbed us of our baby brother. Your children are not suppose to pass away before you and you are not suppose to find your child this way. Our father is in so much pain, he's confused, hurt and he cannot eat, sleep or function. He is a very hard worker, he works 5 days a week and lives from pay cheque to pay cheque he did this in order to try to give Zachary a good life. We are not a rich family and we want to help our father give the funeral/memorial service that Zachary deserves. We would appreciate any and all donations provided for this cause and we would also like to bring awareness to the teenage suicidal epidemic that we have in our society. In loving memory our baby brother Zachary. Your presence we miss, your memories we treasure, loving you always, forgetting you never ♡ 
  • Chantelle Allam 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Raquel Veraart 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Lisa Leroux 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jason Gerbrandt 
Organizer
Calgary, AB
Terry Allen 
Beneficiary
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