By CBSLA Staff

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.

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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.

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“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.

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He said it will continue to do so as long as there is a need.