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GDA Volunteers Pick Up “T,” “V,” W,” and “A” Litters!

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 7 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “T,” “V,” “W,” and “A” litters.
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Save the Date: 36th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Save The Date

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GDA volunteer protects service dogs in his home state

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Guide Dogs of America volunteer Adam Beasley is in the news for his successful effort to create a law protecting service dogs in his home state of Alabama. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers’ “Machinist News Network” reports:

“Thanks to IAM Local 2003 member and Guide Dogs of America volunteer Adam Beasley, Alabama now has a law specifically protecting service dogs from assault for the first time in the state’s history.
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GDA’s Online Silent Auction Is Here!

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction runs from June 2- June 12! Since 1948, GDA has been providing professionally trained guide dogs and instruction in their use to blind and visually impaired men and women free of charge. Fundraisers such as our Online Silent Auction are essential to help continue our mission.
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Next Goal, Guide Dog!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Having A Guide Dog Is Something Special For These Three 20-Something Graduates

Being blind was never an obstacle to achieving their goals for recent GDA graduates Adam Ohnstad, Rebecca Mendez and Constantine Greanias. All three were college graduates before they had their guide dogs and already pursuing paths to reach their professional goals and fuel their personal passions. Even though these young adults were independent in many ways, they all knew that having a guide dog would give them greater independence and so much more.
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Donor Spotlight – Claire Schneck in memory of Lester Schneck

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

In loving memory, daughter designates GDA in her inheritance

Lester Schneck was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers for more than 50 years. According to his daughter Claire, he was proud to be a part of the organization that founded Guide Dogs of America. Through the years, as he read the union’s newsletter, he would comment to her about the fundraising events the local unions held to benefit GDA.
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16th Annual Minnesota Chapter Charity Golf Tournament

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Minnesota Machinists are proud to sponsor the 16th Annual Guide Dogs of America Minnesota Chapter Charity Golf Tournament “John Massetti Memorial” set for Monday August 1, 2016 at Hillcrest Golf Club, 2200 Larpenteur Avenue St. Paul, Minnesota, 55109.
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GDA volunteers pick up “R” and “S” Litters!

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 7 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age.

Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “R” and “S” litters of black Labrador Retrievers and yellow Labrador Retrievers.
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Graduating Class #393

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

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GDA volunteers pick up “O” Litter!

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 7 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age.

Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “O” of yellow Labrador Retrievers. (more…)

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