The Davis family is reaching out for help.

Brandi Davis
Brandi Davis

There is no shortage of tragic passings in the news as of late. With high profile figures such as Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain taking their own lives, it shows that suicide and depression don't discriminate.

Sadly, these things also happen locally. Yesterday, Mikayla Davis reached out to our station to talk about her mother's tragic suicide last week. Bobbi Davis was a mother of four girls and now they are in need of your help.

Their aunt, Brandi, has organized a GoFundMe in order to help them financially through this troubling time. The GoFundMe description is as follows:

To my friends, family and beyond, I am reaching out to you on behalf of my beautiful nieces, who were left behind in the aftermath of my sisters tragic and unexpected suicide.

Bobbi had four daughters. Mikayla 19, her first born; Mariah 18, her second daughter; Maliyah 15,  her third child and Mia 13, her last baby.
These four girls relied on their mother for most of everything. She was their rock, their foundation, their friend and their financial support. In the next year and beyond,  they are going to have many struggles -  emotionally, mentally and financially. I have set up this "go fund me" in hopes to receive donations to offset some of the upcoming and unforeseen costs, that most certainly lie ahead for them in the near future.
My hope is to raise enough money to start a savings account for each of them, to cover their immediate needs and  expenses over the next several weeks.
I am also going to be seeking grief counseling for the girls.
In addition, money can also be used to help the three oldest attain drivers licenses and help with housing costs.

If you would like to honor my sister, please donate to this fund for her daughters. Also, reach out to them. They need as much love and support as they can get right now.

Many thanks and love to you all.  

Also, if you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts or depression, please contact 1-800-273-8255.

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