Tag: homeless death

  • Copley Square church displays memorial quilt for homeless dead

    Copley Square church displays memorial quilt for homeless dead

    In late January of this year, a homeless man covered in a sheet and blanket was found dead on the steps of Copley Square’s Old South Church. Members of the church, which prides itself on its strong ties to the homeless community, were hit hard by the news and decided to turn his tragedy into […]

  • 125 Names: Homeless Memorial Day in Boston

    125 Names: Homeless Memorial Day in Boston

    All photos: Alena Kuzub A flute solos while a list of names is read from a  podium, a candle lit for each one, covering the small altar of Church on the Hill in light. The same names can be found on the packaged blankets piled beneath the altar and lined up along the pews. Names […]