Homeless awareness walk in York City scheduled for next week

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
Homeless people set up tarps and tents in downtown Los Angeles in May 2016.

York City will hold a homeless awareness walk next week to shine a light on the challenges of those in need.

The awareness walk will take place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, starting at the intersection of South Penn and West Market streets, according to a city news release. 

The walk will continue to the intersection of North Queen and East Market streets. Volunteers will be stationed at South Pershing and West Market streets with warm beverages and information about free Thanksgiving dinners in the city.

The city seeks volunteers, sponsorships and donations. Those willing to help should call 717-814-9477 or drop off items from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Championship Community Center.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.