More than 250 names will be read during this candlelight vigil for Homeless Memorial Day. Philly is one 150 U.S. cities that memorializes people who are homeless or formerly homeless who died in the last year.
Where: Thomas Paine Plaza at 1401 JFK Blvd. 19102
When: December 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
How much: Free
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