SANTA ROSA, Calif. – The entire Canine Companions community expresses our heartfelt condolences in the loss of a true icon, Tommy Lasorda. Tommy Lasorda and the Lasorda family have been dedicated supporters of Canine Companions’ mission for many years.
“Tommy’s love for dogs and dedication to help people is an inspiration to all,” shares Canine Companions CEO Paige Mazzoni. “We’re grateful for his support of our mission and look forward to honoring his legacy in the coming weeks.”
We are deeply saddened by his passing and we will miss Tommy greatly. Our thoughts are with his family during this time.
About Canine Companions for Independence
Founded in 1975, Canine Companions is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 and the first and largest provider of service dogs for people with disabilities. With six training centers across the country in California, Texas, Florida, New York and Ohio, Canine Companions has placed more than 6,700 task-trained service dogs and ongoing follow up, entirely free of charge for clients. For more information, visit canine.org or call 1-800-572-BARK (2275).