Guam Homeless Coalition holds event
by Jolene Toves
Guam - The Guam Homeless Coalition held its 6th annual Passport to Services Expo at the Agana Shopping Center today. The outreach program was organized to address medical concerns of the homeless population on island and provide them with vital check-ups, glucose and cholesterol screenings as well as free vaccinations.
Guam Homeless Coalition president Shelly Calvo said, "Normally, we expect about 400 to 500 individuals at this point and time as we speak its almost lunchtime noon we already serviced more than two hundred individuals so we are positive that we're actually going to meet our goal."
The expo also brought together various and agencies and non-profit organizations as they attempted to raise awareness and show the homeless and low-income families the programs available to assist them.