Salvation Army breaks ground for expansion
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Salvation Army is growing; Thursday the charity broke ground for a new building.
The 26-acre complex combines major Salvation Army programs and services in a one-stop shop at the Chesapeake Energy Center of Hope near N.W. 10th St. and Penn. Ave.
Governor Mary Fallin said, “For over 100 years, the Salvation Army of Oklahoma and Central Oklahoma has done so much for our great citizens in a time of tremendous need.”
Gov. Fallin said she is grateful for the generosity from Oklahoma donors who are making the Center of Hope a reality.
So far, $11 million has been raised for begin building the complex.
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