Tag: operation freedom paws
GILROY—A 17-year-old Christopher High School student and budding entrepreneur wants to turn his peers into “walking advocates” for causes from child abuse and homelessness to world hunger.
The slogan of Operation Freedom Paws—”Four paws, two feet, one team”—rings true for veteran Chris Ramirez, a local Marine Corps sergeant who is now currently suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The nonprofit organization matched him with his service dog, Bobby, last June and provided training support
Gilroy-based Operation Freedom Paws is vying to pocket $25,000 through Turbana’s Win $25K For Your Cause program.
More than 50 Operation Freedoms Paws supporters and friends of Gilroy's own Mary Cortani were glued to four television screens upstairs at Station 55 Bar & Grill Sunday night to watch CNN's “Top 10 Heroes Tribute Show,” where the winner of CNN's 2012 “Hero of the Year” would be revealed during the finale of a live broadcast streamed from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.