Salvation Army Taking Over Charlottetown Homeless Shelter

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A $200,000 donation from a local businessman will allow the Salvation Army to take over operation of a Charlottetown homeless shelter for men.

Capt. Jamie Locke says a man asking to remain anonymous is donating $100,000 to cover initial start-up costs including renovations and transfer of ownership. A further $100,000 donation will be made in January 2013 to help ensure the long-term stability of the project.

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Eric O'Blenis

Praise the Lord. How wonderful is this! It’s great to see people using the blessings God has given them to bless the less fortunate. I wonder if he wants to help build a new preschool/daycare in Moncton?

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