The Homeless Memorial March and Service will bring together hundreds of community members to remember 169 homeless and formerly homeless friends and 11 advocates who passed away over the year. Of the individuals remembered, the average death age of homeless Minnesotans is 45. The average death age of formerly homeless individuals is 51.
Of the individuals remembered, the average death age of homeless Minnesotans is 48; the average death age of formerly homeless individuals is 55.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 – Homeless Memorial March and Service
5:00 pm | March & Silent Vigil
Hennepin County Government Center
3rd Avenue South & 5th Street South, Minneapolis
The march will follow 5th Street South westward to Nicollet Avenue and proceed south to 28th Street.
6:30 pm | Service of Remembrance
Simpson United Methodist Church
2740 1st Avenue South, Minneapolis
7:30 pm | Community Meal
Lower level of Simpson United Methodist Church
All are welcome!
Shuttles to the march will depart from the Kmart at Lake Street and 1st Avenue, Minneapolis, starting at 4:00 pm. The last shuttle will depart at 4:20 sharp.
Click here for a blog from #MCHMember, Simpson Housing Services on the history and importance of the Homeless Memorial March.