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Gene Simmons And Daughter Help Open Abuse Centre In Surrey

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has lent his celebrity to help open a facility near Vancouver that will help children facing abuse.

Sophie’s Place in Surrey will bring together child welfare staff, police, counsellors and medical professionals to help children 12 and under who are victims of mental, physical and sexual abuse.

The facility is named after Simmons’ daughter, Sophie Tweed-Simmons, who advocated for such a centre after meeting with Surrey’s mayor.

Gene Simmons and his daughter were both on hand Sunday for an event at the centre, which is expected to officially open next month.

Tweed-Simmons says it’s important to her that children have a place where adults will take them seriously and where they can talk about what’s happened to them in a safe environment.

Gene was later seen at the Canucks game, where they unfortunately lost 4-2..

Hansen on Gene Simmons – “It caught me off guard. KISS wasn’t big in Denmark, but I listened to them when I came over here”.

“I just skated over and asked for his autograph. You know those rock n’ rollers. They’re a different breed”

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