John & Christine Tortorella join in the fight to save 21 Canadian pit bulls who were set to be euthanized. These pit bulls were victims of dog fighting. The Tortorellas are asking to help by sending trainers to assess the animals more thoroughly and are offering to help find training and shelters to take them.
Pets Alive recently received a grant from The Tortorella Foundation to purchase two new shelters for animals! Read more here
The Tortorella’s are to receive the John W Beach Memorial Award at the SPCA of Westchester’s Top Hat and Cocktails Gala on Friday, October 17 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains, NY.
According to the SPCA website, “John and Christine have funded a special program at the SPCA of Westchester to supply specific training and enrichment to dogs with behavioral issues that may impede their chances for getting adopted. The SPCA is proud to honor the Tortorellas’ generous and heartfelt contribution to our humane mission.”
Click here to learn more, to adopt from or donate to the SPCA or to buy tickets and attend the Gala.
Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella took part in National Cupcake Day in support of the SPCA. After all the cupcakes were devoured and the money counted, $2,016 was raised in support of the SPCA. Click Here for more information.
New York Rangers coach John Tortorella was a guest on HLN withJane Velez-Mitchell discussing the very first John Tortorella NYC Dog Walk sponsored by MSG and the New York Rangers.
Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella bonded with Liam Traynor (12) when Torts coached for the New York Rangers. When coach returned to New York to play the Rangers, he reunited with Liam, who has cerebral palsy. Click here to learn more about their visit.
Tortorella and the Canucks competed in the 30th annual Canucks for Kids Fund Jake Milford Canucks Charity Invitational Golf Tournament, presented by Endeavour Silver, on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at the Northview Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. Click here to read the rest of the story.