The 2019 Homeless Memorial was held on December 18, 2019. 58 people experiencing homelessness passed away in 2019, up from 53 in 2018.

There is a permanent homeless memorial in progress, and the community is invited to donate to its creation. More information can be found at

You can learn more about this year’s memorial in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, on KSBW, or KCBS.