Reese Fallon’s family and friends are organising a scholarship to honour the 18-year-old slain in the Danforth shooting assault, with the objective of honouring a future that was robbed from her.
Fallon was considered one of two victims shot and killed in the Sunday night time brazen shooting in Toronto’s Greektown. Hospitals, in the meantime, proceed to deal with quite a few different victims who additionally suffered gunshot wounds.
Julie Metal, a household pal of Fallon, advised CBC Radio’s Metro Morning that she hopes the scholarship — which has already raised over $12,000 on a GoFundMe web page, blowing previous its preliminary $5,000 objective — might be a glimmer of hope in a horrible state of affairs.
“That is the worst factor that might ever occur. A household has misplaced their little one, their child,” she mentioned.
“So, we simply have to do one thing, one thing good. Slightly bit of excellent to attempt to counteract all of the unhealthy that had simply occurred.”
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Metal plans to place the cash in a belief and can give out an annual grant to a graduate at Malvern Collegiate Institute, Fallon’s previous highschool. The Reese Fallon Legacy Scholarship will then go to a scholar getting into a nursing program.
Fallon was was set to attend McMaster College in the autumn to review nursing, one thing Metal says the whip good teen would have excelled at.
“I felt it was her nature,” she mentioned. “She so sort and compassionate and he or she’s additionally very, very good I believed she’d be match for nursing.”