Every year, about 13,000 people die in the United States while experiencing homeless. In 2021, the Traverse City region had 11 people die while dealing with a housing emergency. The Silent Walk for National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day will take place at the Grand Traverse Governmental Center Tuesday, December 21st at 7p.m.
As winter approaches, some Michiganders are still weathering the pandemic without a home. Ashley Halladay-Shmandt, director for Northwest Michigan…