A prayer room where people gathered to pray for visitor's needs was manned by members of Faith Church, also known as Faith Tabernacle. Representatives of Habitat for Humanity and Guiding Right also were on hand, with Guiding Right conducting free HIV/AIDS testing. Free children's clothing, Aeropostale jeans and Nike shoes also were distributed to residents of the targeted neighborhoods.
Denny said the vision clinic proved to be a huge draw, with people standing in a lengthy line for a free eye exam and eyeglasses in one of the shelter's warehouses.
Tom Park, Feed The Children medical missions director, said people were given eye exams then fitted for eyeglasses. He said many of them were excited to obtain a new pair of eyeglasses at no cost.