Tower of Hope fundraisers on Veterans Day
Simultaneous fund raising events for Tower of Hope, an organization that teams veterans with severe physical and/or psychological disabilities with specially-trained service dogs are being held Wednesday at the Pocantico Hills home of Jeff and Pat Joseph and in Pound Ridge at the home of Dr. Emer Leahy and her husband, Donald Perun.
Founded by Sleepy Hollow resident Cathy Carilli, whose husband, Tom Sinton, was killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11, Tower of Hope pays about $25,000 for each service dog, which includes training, placement and ongoing veterinary care.
The dogs do a myriad of tasks for their owners, who receive the animals at no cost.
Check out the organization’s website here for more information on the programs, the fundraisers, and how you can help.