Preble Street Resource Center hosts memorial vigil

Portland’s Homeless Persons Annual Memorial Vigil sponsored by Preble Street Resource Center, Mercy Hospital and the city of Portland will take place Christmas week.

Monday, Dec. 22, is a time to remember the homeless who have died and to recommit to the task of ending homelessness, according to Preble Street.

A candlelight procession will start at 4 p.m. at Preble Street Resource Center and proceed to Monument Square. There will be a ceremony at 4:30 p.m. dedicated to those homeless persons in the community who have died.

All persons who are homeless, who have been homeless, who work with the homeless or who are thankful they are not homeless are welcome to participate, the announcement read.

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