OHSWEKEN — Six Nations has come together to fundraise to help Deputy Fire Chief Vince Martin, who is recovering in hospital from a significant illness.
Approximately $4500 was raised during a cornhole tournament started by community volunteers. Another $4500 was raised during a Fire Department spaghetti dinner and a GoFundMe has brought in approximately $5225.
Martin was a volunteer firefighter for over 25 years before being appointed Six Nations Fire and Emergency Services Deputy Fire Chief. Funds raised will be used to assist Martin and his family with expenses related to his recovery. He is overwhelmed with the showing of love and support from the community, according to volunteer supporters.