Hundreds of island residents filled the Chamorro Village with the spirit of Thanksgiving all thanks to the efforts the Salvation Army and the numerous contributors who helped put the Holiday meal together.
Guam – Every year the Salavation Army has prepared a Thanksgiving Feast for island residents who would otherwise not have the means to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Salvation Army Captain Tom Stambaugh, shares that their goal this year was to feed up to two-thousand people this Thanksgiving. “Well this is the Salvation Army’s 21st year doing this meal and we do it to feed hungry people throughout the holiday and its just inviting families to come down and and enjoy a meal.”
One island resident, Cassidy Brewer brought her family to share in the Thanksgiving festivities, she also shares why she is grateful for the Holiday meal. “Salvation Army is helping us out and we were invited and its just a nice break from the troubles we are going through right now. It was a nice family experience. I just think its nice to come out an be involved and see what they actually do for us.”
Captain Stambaugh sends a special thanks to all the volunteers, contributors and island residents who came to celebrate Thanksgiving as a community.