It is being called one of the biggest private funding shots in the history of the Comox Valley!

The Comox Valley Community Foundation has confirmed the Catherine Mary Aitken estate will donate over six million dollars to the Foundation.

Norm Carruthers is the President of the Board of Directors of the Comox Valley Community Foundation and describes the moment they first learned about the grant.

Carruthers says this is a huge boost for their coffers and the community.

Randall Heidt is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for North Island College…

The foundation will use the funds to benefit the Comox Valley Hospice Society, North Island College Foundation and St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation.