COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local group held a fundraiser Thursday night in support of a Phenix City Police officer who is battling several health issues.
The event was also in conjunction with Back the Blue East Alabama and fundraising efforts for Phenix City Police Department Officer Kilpatrick Thomas.
The fundraiser was held at Golden Corral on Manchester Expressway on Thursday. Police officers waited tables as a part of the fundraiser.
Thomas, a seven-year veteran of PCPD, has undergone numerous health issues and the community has rallied around him. His family has established a fundraiser to support his healthcare costs. If you'd like to donate, click here.