Vigil for the oft-forgotten

Posted 12/26/17

A crowd of a few hundred people endured 19 degrees weather on Dec. 21 to attend Colorado Coalition for the Homeless’ 28th annual We Will Remember: Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil.This year, 232 …

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Vigil for the oft-forgotten

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A crowd of a few hundred people endured 19 degrees weather on Dec. 21 to attend Colorado Coalition for the Homeless’ 28th annual We Will Remember: Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil.This year, 232 men, women and children were remembered at the memorial, which took place on the on the front steps of the Denver City and County Building, 1437 Bannock St. This is the largest amount of people to ever be memorialized in all the years the organization has put on the event, said John Parvensky, president of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. And “for many, this will be the only memorial they’ll have,” he said. The nonprofit strives to work collaboratively to prevent homelessness and create lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children and individuals throughout Colorado. To learn more, visit www.coloradocoalition.org. 

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