Levi Collom's legacy lives on

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - One afternoon he's playing, hours later he's gone.

As Levi Collom's family tries to cope with his sudden, still unexplained death, they work to keep his spirit alive.

They hope to raise $100,000 at least.

There's a big fund raiser planned tomorrow night in Sikeston,  that's when the exhibit for the Discovery Playhouse will be unveiled, right now it's a big secret!


The Levi Collom fundraising event will be held on Friday, May 25 at Jeremiah's in Sikeston.

All proceeds will go towards the Levi Collom Memorial Fund. Which will help construct a permanent exhibit at The Discovery Playhouse Children's Museum in his memory.

There will be a silent auction from  6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Winners announced at 10:30 p.m.

Raffle prizes include:

1st prize Cardinal Tickets - Section 149, Row 7, Seats 7 & 8 (awesome seats behind home plate) donated by Martens & D'Angelo, LLC, CPA's * Financial Consultants

2nd prize 40" Sony Bravia LCD HDTV donated by Hi Tech Communications, Inc.

3rd prize a Grill Package includes a BBQ grill, charcoal and a grill cover all from Lowe's.

4th prize is $150 Cash

*Also includes 11 other prizes*

**Raffle tickets are $10 for 1 or 3 for $25**


$15 (includes appetizers and 1 draft beer or cola)

There will also be a chocolate fountain.

Door and Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance at: Hi - Tech Communications, Inc. , Century 21 Premiere Realty and Tanic Tan

For more information or to donate items for the Silent Auction Contact Gina Crabtree 573-225-5714 or for Door and Raffle tickets call Theresa Proffer 573-380-5691 cell# or 573-471-8716 Hi Tech.

Donations can be made at the:

First State Community Bank

c/o Levi Collom Memorial Fund

201 N Main St.

Sikeston, MO 63801


Discovery Playhouse

c/o Levi Collom Memorial Fund

502 Broadway

Cape Girardeau, Mo 63701


This is the link to Levi's Facebook page it's titled "Levi Stephen Collom Fund"

This is the link to the Razoo website to make online donations.  Verbally you can say go to www.razoo.com and search "Levi Stephen Collom Fund" to make an online donation.

This is the link that will take you straight there.

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