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SPRINGFIELD, Massachusetts (WGGB/WSHM) — In Springfield, the community continues to come together to support Springfield Police Officer Nestor Santos on his road to recovery with a comedy show.

We spoke to one of the co-moderators about the details of the event.

A few weeks ago, Springfield police officer Nestor Santos was seriously injured when he was shot on his way to work. He suffered gunshot wounds to the face and leg.

On July 21, the Chicopee Portuguese Club will host a comedy show with all proceeds going directly to Officer Santos.

Western Mass News spoke with Kelly Hadley Moore, the show’s co-host, about what visitors should expect.

“All proceeds go to Officer Santos, we have some great raffle prizes, some great sponsors and a lot of people helping out,” she said.

Comedians who will perform include co-host Jess Miller, Hyundai Salute to Heroes winner Darren Rivera and nationally touring comedian Stephanie Peters.

As with many other events and fundraisers over the past month in support of Officer Santos, the Springfield community continues to come together to help those in need.

“The overwhelming support we have already received for Officer Santos speaks for itself, we live in a great community,” Moore said.

Tickets are still on sale and available to purchase. Attendees can also look forward to a special performance by 2017 The Voice finalist Michelle Brooks-Thompson, who will open the show.

All members of the community are cordially invited to participate.

“It just shows that we are all in the same boat and we help each other, no matter what title you have, where you come from or what your background is. Everyone is invited.”

Doors open at 4:30pm, the show starts on July 21st at 6:00pm.

The Springfield Patrol Officers Union has also set up a fund for Officer Santos and is making shirts and trucker hats available for purchase online.