WEST HILLS (CBSLA) — Los Toros Mexican Restaurant in Chatsworth paid it forward Thursday when it used a loan to help feed busy health care workers at West Hills Hospital.
Los Angeles City Councilman John Lee partnered with a nonprofit group called the Change Reaction to launch the CD 12 Small Business Relief Fund to help out local shops and restaurants.READ MORE: Hollywood Christmas Parade Returns Sunday After Year Off Due To COVID-19
The fund gave Los Toros Mexican Restaurant a $25,000 loan. But instead of repaying it, the restaurant used it Thursday to feed the health care workers at West Hills Hospital.READ MORE: Inside SoCal: 11/28 Wrap-Up
“I think it’s really incredible,” said West Hills Hospital CEO Mark Miller. “I think it says a lot about the fabric of the West Hills community but also the greater Los Angeles community as a whole.”
The CD 12 Fund has given out hundreds of thousands of dollars according to Lee.MORE NEWS: Sunday Expected To Be Busiest Travel Day Of Thanksgiving Season At LAX
He said it will continue to do so as long as there is a need.