The group has already raised about £1,300 and armed with donation buckets they set off on a route to the Home Bargains shop in Bury, before walking around Bury and Ainsworth.
Friend Morgan Pritchard, aged 14, who helped to organised the vigil, said: “The aim is to raise between three and four thousand so we can buy a headstone that Aleysha deserves and so far people have been really generous.”
Taking part in the walk was Aleysha’s girlfriend, Beth Lees, who said she was really pleased with the amount of people who came out.
She said: “We don’t want this to die down - we need to keep her name in people’s minds.
“It still feels like a bad dream — we want to spend the money on something that she deserves — I would buy the moon if I could.”
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