A closed skating rink will be converted into a homeless shelter named after Alex Trebek

A skating rink in Los Angeles set to be converted into a homeless shelter will bear the name of the late 亚历克斯·特雷贝克, the famed host of “危险!”

特雷贝克, who hosted the popular game show for more than three decades, made a donation to the California-based Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission back in November, when the organization was attempting to purchase the closed Skateland rink, 有线电视新闻网 affiliate KCAL reported.
当时, the non-profit, which works against poverty and homelessness, 通缉 to turn the building into a housing facility for those in need.
      星期四, Hope of the Valley unveiled the building as the Trebek Center, set to hold 107 beds, in honor of Trebek, WHO died last year.
        I know how proud Alex was of their mission,” said Jean Trebek, the host’s wife, at the unveiling, KCAL reported. “He was so deeply grateful to be a part of the solution, to always lend a helping hand by offering both hope and practical assistance to those in need.
          CNN reached out to Hope of the Valley for comment, but did not receive a response.
          The Skateland rink, a staple in the San Fernando Valley for 60 年份, closed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 23,000-square-foot building will undergo a $ 6 million renovation before it officially opens as a shelter, KCAL reported.
          一生, Trebek was dedicated to supporting a myriad of causes. 在 2011, he and his wife formed the Trebek Family Foundation to better support charities. He also has been a supporter of Hope of the Valley.
            Once you form a charitable foundation it becomes easier to give,” Trebek told the Washingtonian a year later. “It’s brought about a nice change.
            Trebek was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in 2019 和 died last November 在...的年龄 80.