A GoFundMe page has been set up for the teenaged girl who passed away at the Centre of Gravity festival in Kelowna this past weekend.
The 16-year-old has been identified on multiple social media posts as NorKam Secondary student Adison Davies. Family friend Carly Roberts started the fundraising campaign in order to help the Davies family manage costs. So far, $4,395 has been raised. The goal is $7,000.
On the page Roberts writes about Davies, describing her as “goal-oriented,” noting she was due to graduate from school early and was headed to Thompson Rivers University.
“Adison was a hard-working responsible young lady who maintained two jobs in order to buy her first vehicle,” Roberts writes. “Her parents were very proud of what an accomplished young lady she was becoming.”
Davies’ last Instagram post has become a digital memorial, as dozens of friends post messages to the teen.
Festival medical teams and B.C. Ambulance Service members attended to her on July 27 at the festival, but she was pronounced dead at Kelowna General Hospital later that night.
According to a social media post, Centre of Gravity management provided grief counselling after the incident.
The GoFundMe page can be found HERE.