Evanston Township High School has set up a memorial fund to accept donations on behalf of Dajae Coleman’s family to help defray funeral expenses and to support the family during this difficult time.

Donations may be made in four ways:

  • In person (general public): Check, cash or money order donations may be dropped off in the Safety Office at Door #1 (Main entrance off Dodge Avenue, front of the building) during the hours of 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday-Friday when school is in session. Please note that ETHS is closed on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
  • In person (ETHS students and staff): ETHS students and staff may drop off cash, check or money order donations to the Main Office during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday when school is in session.
  • By mail: Check or money order payments may be mailed to: Evanston Township High School, ATTN: Dajae Coleman Memorial Fund, 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201. All checks or money orders should be made out to “ETHS District 202.” Please write “Dajae Coleman” in the notes section of your check or money order.
  • Online: Secure online payments can be made through the ETHS website using a credit or debit card at

All donations to this memorial fund are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. All proceeds of this fund will be given to the Dajae Coleman family. Donations will be accepted through Oct. 31. For more information, contact the ETHS District 202 Business Office at 847-424-7100.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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