In honor of Capt. Matthew LeTourneau

Captain Matthew LeTourneau, a 42 year old Philadelphia firefighter died in the line of duty in a house fire in North Philadelphia on 1/6/18.  He was a beloved friend of Media Veterinary Hospital. Over the years we partnered with Matt in providing medical care to cats rescued from house fires that he personally fostered and adopted. An 11 year veteran of the Philadelphia FD and a volunteer firefighter with Springfield Fire Company, Capt. LeTourneau was also actively involved in Red Paw Emergency Relief Team, a local non profit organization that helps pets displaced by house fires, building collapse, and other disasters. The team recovers pets from disasters, covers any medical costs they need, and provides safe housing until their owners have a new place of their own where they can be reunited.

Capt. LeTourneau lived his life dedicated to helping both people and pets. He was truly a local hero. To honor Matthew and his service, Media Veterinary Hospital and our National Veterinary Associates family would like to raise money for the Red Paw Emergency Relief Team in his name.
  • Karen States 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Emily DeSa 
    • $40 
    • 43 mos
  • Maureen and John Ciano 
    • $200 
    • 43 mos
  • Ian Tully 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Ashley Yingling  
    • $5 
    • 44 mos
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Marcie Ann 
Media, PA
Red Paw Emergency Relief Team 
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