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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek makes $100K donation to LA homeless shelter (which will name a wing after him)

By Adam S. Levy For Dailymail.com

Published: 05:33 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 05:33 GMT, 3 March 2020

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Alex Trebek has made a $100,000 donation to a Los Angeles homeless shelter, which will name a wing after him.

The 79-year-old Jeopardy! host made the offering to the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, TMZ reported Monday.

The nonprofit distributes more than 290,000 hot meals for people, and provides 93,000 beds for sleeping to people.

The latest: Alex Trebek, 79, has made a $100,000 donation to a Los Angeles homeless shelter, which will name a wing after him. He was snapped in Hollywood in November

The latest: Alex Trebek, 79, has made a $100,000 donation to a Los Angeles homeless shelter, which will name a wing after him. He was snapped in in November 

Its founder and CEO Ken Craft said that the veteran TV personality, who has donated in the past to the nonprofit, had recently gotten in touch with him to ask for a walk-through of an 85-bed shelter in North , California, which will also have a commissary and laundry room.

The Canada native, according to TMZ, later met with Craft at his home and gave him an envelope with the enclosed six-figure check, telling him, 'I hope this helps a little bit.'

Trebek, who's battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, subsequently invited Craft and his wife to a taping of the game show, had them appear before the audience, and said, 'I don't normally do this, but I wanted to

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