Six NJ Communities Hold Homeless Persons’ Memorials
Six New Jersey counties are planning Homeless Persons’ Memorial Daus and vigils this month.
On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day events will be held in Camden, Bergen, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, and Union Counties to remember individuals experiencing homelessness who passed away over the last year.
These events offer providers, government officials, advocates and other members of the community an opportunity to remember the homeless men and women who died over the past year.
Is your community planning a Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day? Please let Monarch Housing know about your event and will add your community event information to the list below.
Camden County – A memorial will be held from 11 AM to 1 PM at 519-535 West State Street, Camden, NJ. For more information click here for a flyer or email Danielle Orlando or call her at 856 968 2320 x1035
Bergen County – A solemn service will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services, 120 South River Street, Hackensack. Click here for a flyer or for more information click here.
Mercer County – A remembrance day ceremony will be held 10:00 a.m. Turning Point United Methodist Church, 15 South Broad St., Trenton, for more information click here to send an email.
Middlesex County – A memorial will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. beginning at the Perth Amboy Train Station, 249 Smith Street, Perth Amboy and processing to Renovation House at 200 Jefferson Street. For more information, click here or contactHarriet Slonim.
Union County – A memorial will be held at 7:00 p.m. Holy Cross Lutheran Church 639 Mountain Ave., Springfield, NJ, for more information email Claire O’Neill.