News & Events

“E,” “G,” “H,” and “I” Litters Meet Their Raisers!

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 8 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age.
Read the rest of this entry »


You’re invited! 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

Join Guide Dogs of America as we honor the 2017 Recipients of The Gift of Sight Award:

Mr. Dale Hartford: Past President, Guide Dogs of America
Mr. Thomas Gentile: SpiritAero, President & CEO
Mr. Sito Pantoja: General Vice President, Transportation
Read the rest of this entry »


Graduation!

July 29, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
Read the rest of this entry »


6th Annual Tennessee Hawgs for Dogs Earl Tuck Memorial Ride

July 29, 2017

The 6th Annual Tennessee Hawgs for Dogs Earl Tuck Memorial Ride is set for Saturday, July 29, 2017, rain or shine! Sponsored by International Association of Machinists Local Lodge 1501, this event benefits Guide Dogs of America.
Read the rest of this entry »


16th Annual United Way/GDA Golf Tournament

August 5, 2017
Feeding Hills, MA

The 16th Annual United Way/GDA Golf Tournament is set for August 5, 2017 at Oak Ridge Country Club located at 850 South Westfield Street, Feeding Hills, MA, 01030. Our goal is to raise more than $40,000 to sponsor a guide dog team. Join us for a fun-filled day of golf with lunch, drinks, dinner, raffles, and free gifts for all!
Read the rest of this entry »


3rd Annual Guide Dogs of America Fishing Tournament

August 5, 2017
Corpus Christi, TX

Please join The Young Machinists of Texas for the 3rd Annual Guide Dogs of America Fishing Tournament on August 5, 2017! First 50 boats to register are guaranteed a spot in this tournament that benefits Guide Dogs of America. 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. then weigh-in. Lunch, Awards Ceremony, and Door Prize Drawing. Bluff’s Landing 4242 Laguna Shoes Road Corpus Christi, TX 78418.
Read the rest of this entry »


10th Annual New England Hawgs for Dogs

August 6, 2017
Lincoln, RI

Please join Machinists Union Local 447 on August 6, 2017 for the 10th Annual New England Hawgs for Dogs! All bikers welcome (21 and over) for this rain or shine motorcycle ride to benefit Guide Dogs of America.
Read the rest of this entry »


17th Annual John Massetti Memorial Golf Tournament

August 7, 2017

Save the date! The 17th Annual John Massetti Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Monday, August 7, 2017. This great day of golf to benefit GDA will take place at Hillcrest Golf Course located at 2200 Larpenteur Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota.


IAMAW District 10’s 52nd Annual Golf Outing

August 13, 2017
Lomira, WI

IAMAW District 10’s 52nd Annual Golf Outing is set for Sunday, August 13, 2017. Proceeds from this great day of golf at The Golf Club at Camelot, located at W192 Highway 67, Lomira, WI, will benefit Guide Dogs of America.
Read the rest of this entry »


3rd Annual CaseCash Funding Golf Outing

August 14, 2017
Union, NJ

CaseCash Funding is holding its 3rd Annual Golf Outing to benefit Guide Dogs of America

August 14, 2017

Suburban Country Club

1730 Morris Ave.

Union, New Jersey 07083

Registration and Brunch Buffet at 10:30 AM

Shotgun 12:00 PM

Cocktails & BBQ 5:00 PM

RSVP Heaven Gonzalez at 917-862-8874 or hgonzalez@casecashfunding.com.

Click here to view flyer (PDF)


IAM District Lodge 8 Clarence E. “Smitty” Smith Charitable Golf Outing

August 18, 2017
Woodridge, IL

The IAM District Lodge 8 Clarence E. “Smitty” Smith Charitable Golf Outing to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for Friday, August 18, 2017, at Village Greens of Woodridge located at 1575 W. 75th Street in Woodridge, Illinois 60517.
Read the rest of this entry »


9th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show

August 19, 2017

The 9th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting Guide Dogs of America is set for August 19, 2017 in Stansbury Park, Utah.
Read the rest of this entry »


14th Annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament

August 21, 2017
Stow, MA

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 15 New England, is proud to announce the 14th Annual District 15 Charles W. Foley Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Guide Dogs of America. Please join us on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Stow Acres County Club in Stow, Massachusetts.
Read the rest of this entry »


33rd Annual Machinists’ Union Michael & Joyce Day Memorial Golf Tournament

August 25, 2017
Livermore, CA

The 33rd Annual Machinists’ Union Michael & Joyce Day Memorial Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament is set for Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Poppy Ridge Golf Course located at 4280 Greenville Rd., Livermore, Calif.
Read the rest of this entry »


5th Annual Guide Dogs of America Trap Shoot

August 26, 2017
Greenacres, WA

The IAM District 751 – Eastern Washington 5th Annual Guide Dogs of America Trap Shoot is set for Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Spokane Gun Club located at 19615 E. Sprague Ave, Greenacres, WA.
Read the rest of this entry »


GDA Closed

September 4, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Labor Day.


20th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament

September 13, 2017
Brooklyn, NY

The 20th Annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament sponsored by IAMAW and Guide Dogs of America is set for Wednesday, September 13, 2017. This great day to benefit GDA will take place at Marine Park Golf Course located at 2880 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11232.
Read the rest of this entry »


Guide Dogs of America Annual Float Trip

September 15, 2017
Leasburg, MO

Save the date! The Guide Dogs of America Annual Float Trip will be held September 15 & 16, 2017 at Ozark Outdoors in Leasburg, Missouri. To reserve a campsite or cabins, please contact Joe Eccardt at 314-601-5912.

Click here to view flyer (PDF)


9th Annual Spirit of the Midwest Rides For Guides Classic Auto Show

September 17, 2017
Hazelwood, MO

The 9th Annual Spirit of the Midwest Rides For Guides Classic Auto Show is set for September 17, 2017. The show to benefit Guide Dogs of America will be held at IAM District Lodge 837 located at 212 Utz Lane in Hazelwood, MO and will feature cars and trucks of all types. Spectators and participants alike will be sure to enjoy the pride and craftsmanship on display. Food and refreshments will also be available to purchase during the show.
Read the rest of this entry »


Annual Hawgs for Dogs Poker Run

September 23, 2017
Hazelwood, MO

The Annual Hawgs for Dogs Poker Run is set for Saturday, September 23, 2017. This ride to benefit Guide Dogs of America starts at District 837 Union Hall located at 212 Utz Lane in Hazelwood, Missouri 63042.
Read the rest of this entry »


IAM Local Lodge 1297 & Ohio State Council of Machinists Texas Hold ‘Em

September 29, 2017
Columbus, OH

IAM Local Lodge 1297 and the Ohio State Council of Machinists present the Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament on Friday, September 29, 2017! This event that benefits Guide Dogs of America will be held at 2625 Winchester Pike in Columbus, Ohio 43232.
Read the rest of this entry »


5th Annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament

September 30, 2017
Fort Worth, TX

The Machinists of District 776 presents great day of golf, lunch, prizes and trophies! The 5th Annual Bob Martinez Golf Tournament benefitting Guide Dogs of America is set for Saturday, September 30, 2017, at The Resort Golf Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
Read the rest of this entry »


Save the Date – Open House

October 7, 2017
Sylmar, CA


Metal Trades Department Golf Tournament

October 9, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

Come join the Metal Trades Department, AFL-CIO at their Charity Golf Tournament benefiting Guide Dogs of America on Monday, October 9, 2017.
Read the rest of this entry »


OTCH & Canine Freestyle Champion Michele Pouliot for a special 2 day seminar

October 14, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Guide Dogs of America presents OTCH & Canine Freestyle Champion Michele Pouliot for a special 2 day seminar on Saturday, October 14, 2017 and Sunday, October 15, 2017.
Read the rest of this entry »


District 837 Annual Sweet Old Bill Memorial Golf Tournament

October 21, 2017
Florissant, MO

District 837’s Annual Sweet Old Bill Memorial Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, October 21, 2017! All proceeds benefit Guide Dogs of America.
Read the rest of this entry »


GDA Closed

November 10, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Friday in observance of Veteran’s Day.


Graduation!

November 11, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
Read the rest of this entry »


Guide Dogs of America Hawgs for Dogs Motorcycle Ride

November 16, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

IAMAW Western Territory hosts the Guide Dogs of America Hawgs for Dogs Motorcycle Ride on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Ride departs from Las Vegas Harley-Davidson store on S. Las Vegas Blvd. Please RSVP by October 31st to ensure your spot on the ride! Registration fee is $30 per person. Download all the details and registration form.
Read the rest of this entry »


Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event

November 16, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

IAM Local Lodge 845 of Las Vegas hosts the Guide Dogs Sporting Clay Event on November 16, 2017 at the Clark County Shooting Complex located at 11357 North Decatur Blvd. in Las Vegas, NV, 89131.

$150 per Player Fee ($600 per team of 4). Proceeds benefit Guide Dogs of America.

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Shot Gun Start: at 10 a.m.

First time shooters are welcome and encouraged to participate.
Read the rest of this entry »


37th Annual Guide Dogs Charity Golf Tournament

November 17, 2017
Summerlin, NV

The Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament is set for Friday, November 17, 2017 at Angel Park Las Vegas located at 100 South Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145

Registration 7:00 AM
Shot Gun Start at 8:30 AM
Player Fee will include:

* Green Fee & Cart
* Driving Range
* Breakfast, Lunch & Players Gifts
* Awards & Raffles after the Tournament in the clubhouse
* Bus service to and from the golf course (limited to first 75)
Read the rest of this entry »


37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

November 18, 2017
Las Vegas, NV

You’re invited! 37th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

Join Guide Dogs of America as we honor the 2017 Recipients of The Gift of Sight Award:

Mr. Dale Hartford: Past President, Guide Dogs of America

Mr. Thomas Gentile: SpiritAero, President & CEO

Mr. Sito Pantoja: General Vice President, Transportation

The 37th Annual Guide Dogs of America William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Cocktails at 5:15 p.m. Paris Las Vegas, Hotel & Casino Rivoli Ballroom. Dinner will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.

It’s a tailgate party – wear your favorite team jersey!
Read the rest of this entry »


GDA Closed

November 23, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Thanksgiving Day.


GDA Closed

November 24, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Friday after Thanksgiving Day.


Graduation!

December 16, 2017
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
Read the rest of this entry »


GDA Closed

December 22, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Friday before Christmas.


GDA Closed

December 25, 2017

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Christmas Day.


GDA Closed

January 1, 2018

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.


Apply for a Guide Dog
Raise a Puppy Adopt a Dog
Donate
Give Later
Charity Navigator
GuideStar
Best Charities In America Seal
International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers
CFC
ADI Accreditation
International Guide Dog Federation

Use of graphics, images, information or any other content of this web site and its pages is expressly forbidden without permission from Guide Dogs of America. Guide Dogs of America does grant permission to use information from this site for educational and informational purposes only as long as information is not altered and is properly cited..