Kendal Fenwick, 24 of Baltimore, wanted to build a fence around his backyard so that his children would have a safe space to play away from drugs and drug dealers. For this, police said, he was gunned down outside of his home becoming the city’s 295th murder victim. Community members, leaders and Baltimore police came together on a Sunday morning, some straight from church still in their Sunday’s best, to make Fenwick’s dream a reality and complete what he started.
Story by Briahnna Brown
Photos by Brelaun Douglas
Kendal Fenwick wanted to build a fence around his backyard so his children could play safely and was gunned down for it.
Fenwick wanted a safe space for his three children to be able to play in.
Orioles and Ravens hats were decorated in memory of Fenwick and placed along his porch.
Before anything else, how far apart fence posts would be had to be measured.
Fences being carried to the side of the house to await being put up.
Holes had to be dug to place the fence posts into.
Once the holes were dug, the posts could be placed for the base of the fence.
Along with building the fence, volunteers also planted new flowers along the front path to beautify the home.
Sorority and fraternity members came out to help in the effort, including sweeping and clean up.
Volunteers working on getting the fence up and into place.
After a long day of work, volunteers had the majority of the fence up around Fenwick’s home.