One of Amarillo’s Finest is in need of community support.

Corporal Michael Vigil of The Amarillo Police Department got the news a few weeks ago that his wife was pregnant with their first child.

He was also diagnosed with stage three colon cancer.

The 11-year APD veteran volunteers at Snack Pak 4 Kids and Big Brothers Big Sisters among other organizations.

To help him out, a benefit fundraiser event will be held Saturday, Sep. 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Randall County Event Center. Burger, chips and a drink will cost $7.

The event will raise money to help with medical costs during his six-month-long chemotherapy treatment.

There is a Facebook page set up for donations called “Badger Strong” and a benefit account at Amarillo National Bank.