COMOX, B.C- The Comox Firefighter association has donated $1000 to the St.Georges United Church.

The money will help the church add funds to their soup kitchen renovation, according to a release from the fire department.

Comox fire department Chief Gord Schreiner said in the release that the money is going to a great cause.

“We are pleased to be able to support St. George’s United Church soup kitchen as it plays a very important role in our community,” said Schreiner.

“I am so proud of our firefighters. They give so much of themselves and assist our community in so many ways.”

The funds donated by the Comox firefighters come from their “Pay it Forward” account which is created from funds raised through their Comox Fire Training Centre. Countless groups and charities have benefited from this fund.