425 Broadhollow Road
Chris firmly believes that education is essential for pursuing dreams. In an effort to help underprivileged students gain life-changing educational opportunities, Chris established the Christopher M. Ortiz Scholarship Fund at St. Francis College to help students in need.Every year, one recipient is selected by the College for this award, which provides financial support throughout the student’s college experience.
A true advocate for children, Chris supports The Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation. This foundation provides services to protect and heal vulnerable youth who have been traumatized by violence. Through professional support and safe educational experiences, the children who participate in this foundation gain necessary skills for thriving, despite the trauma they’ve experienced.
Chris and his wife, Josette, have a soft spot for abandoned pets. They regularly donate their time and energy to help find new homes for abandoned pets by serving at Second Chance Animal Rescue.