Erick was born in April 9 1997 in Burbank CA. Erick was a smart, charismatic, thoughtful, the family jokester, humble, given, genuine young man. he was very loving and supportive of his family and friends.
He was a good friend, son and brother. He loved music, jazz and writing. he also had a passion for cars. He loved cars so much that after graduating from Pete Knight High School in 2015 he attended and graduated at UTI in 2017 with a degree in Diesel and Industrial Technology. Erick died by suicide on June 7. 2017 he was 20 years old.
As his mom, I didn't see any signs and he never shared anything with me that he was struggling.
The purpose of this nonprofit is to honor the life and legacy of Erick A Garcia and to bring mental health awareness and suicide prevention awareness to our Antelope Valley.
We bring anti-stigma education by providing resources and scholarships to our AV community.
We partner with local agencies and nonprofits to reach out to our community to bring awareness.
We host local events to promote mental health awareness and suicide prevention awareness, we offer educational workshops, grief support groups in English and Spanish and we partnered up with BetterHelp to bring free therapy to our community! We have so many more plans for our nonprofit. with your support we can accomplish so much more. if you would like to donate or volunteer, please see the form under volunteer to sign up to volunteer and to donate just click where it says donate. thank you