Ingredient supplier Trouw Nutrition is donating up to US$10,000 to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, an organization that saves dogs and cats that have run out of time at public shelters. The donations are being made in the name of some of Trouw's petfood manufacturing clients.

The company is also sending a gift bag of goodies to ARF for the pets to enjoy. The company says the donation is to honor Tony LaRussa after his retirement from managing the Major League Baseball team the St. Louis Cardinals.