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New Van For MLK Jr. Community Center

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Spokane has a new van. This van replaces one that was stolen from their property several weeks ago. It was found completely burned shortly after it was reported missing. After the story first aired on KHQ Freda Gandy, the executive director of the center received a phone call. It was Cal Pierce, the director of Healing Rooms Ministries, just down the road. He had heard the story on KHQ and had a van he was willing to donate.

 Freda was elated when she heard of the news. "It wasn't even a complete week, it took a few days for him to transfer the title to us and we picked it up on Tuesday."

 The old van was used to ferry children to and from three local schools and the center located on the lower south hill, and the new fifteen passenger van will do the same.

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