Homeless Memorial Service

Community Homeless Memorial Service

Please join us and our community partners as we remember those who have passed on while being homeless.
Candle Lighting at the Annual Service
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Time: 5:15 p.m.
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church
216 SE Third Street, Evansville, IN
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Homeless Memorial
Aurora invites the community to attend this annual memorial service honoring those who have died while being homeless in our community during this last year

and since 1990.

The National Coalition for the Homeless instituted the practice in 1990 and encourages communities across the nation to remember those who have died because of the day-to-day realities and long-term effects of homelessness. The memorial service is held during the winter months which marks the beginning of a particularly difficult and dangerous time for people who are homeless.

If you are unable to attend the service, please pause for a moment at 5:15 p.m. on December 15 to remember those missing from our community.

Consider attending the Homeless Memorial Service this year as a means of raising awareness of this often-invisible population among us.

Destination: Home Celebration Luncheon December 10, 2015

This is a reminder that our December Commission on Homelessness meeting will be the Destination: Home Celebration Luncheon taking place next Thursday, December 10, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the CK Newsome Center. We look forward to seeing you there. Please register today by emailing Shayla Osborne at the United Way: sosborne@unitedwayswi.org

In addition, for those with an assigned agency, please contact the Executive Director to invite him or her, as well as members of the organization’s staff and board to attend this event, since their ongoing efforts will be recognized during the program.