Graduating Class #388

Friday, April 24th, 2015


Puppy Raising

Friday, April 24th, 2015
We Need You To Help Raise Us!


Donor Profile – Lucille & Eugene Peters

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

When Eugene and Lucille Peters began to research a cause to name in their trust, two things led them to Guide Dogs of America: their mutual love of dogs and Lucille’s decades-old memory of her co-worker, whose son was blind.

Donations Needed For GDA’s Online Silent Auction

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction is set for June 4-14! Since 1948, GDA has been providing specially trained guide dogs to blind men and women free of charge. Fundraisers such as our Online Silent Auction are essential to help continue our mission.

A Day with the Trainers

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

This extremely popular annual raffle prize takes you behind the scenes of GDA, where you will observe the trainers working with our incredible dogs.

35th Annual Guide Dogs Charity Golf Tournament

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Registration 7:00 AM
Shot Gun Start at 8:30 AM
$200 per Player Fee Includes:

  • 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)
  • (more…)

William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Save The Date! Guide Dogs of America’s 35th William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet will take place at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 21, 2015

Holiday Card Contest Winner

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

2015 Holiday Card Contest Winner

Congratulations to Guide Dogs of America volunteer puppy raiser Denise Brown! Her photo of GDA puppy-in-training Cassie will be the cover of GDA’s 2015 Holiday Cards. Cassie, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is pictured amongst wrapped presents.

Vote for GDA in Hero Dog Awards!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Dogs are not only mankind’s best friend, but also often our bravest friend. One hundred and seventy one courageous canines are being considered for the honor of 2015’s American Hero Dog in this year’s American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation.

Dog lovers across the country are invited to visit and vote once per day for their favorites in each of eight categories. Four Guide Dogs of America graduate guide dogs are nominated in the Guide/Hearing Dog category. Vote for one of the dogs by clicking on a name below!

Founder’s Grandson Visits GDA

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Andy and Marie Boyd in front of GDA sign

Andy and Marie Boyd recently toured Guide Dogs of America’s campus. Mr. Boyd’s grandfather, Joseph Jones, founded the school in 1948 with the help of his union, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Guide Dogs of America recently welcomed Andy and Marie Boyd to tour our campus with GDA Alum Lorri Bernson and her guide dog Carter. Mr. Boyd is the grandson of Joseph Jones, the catalyst for the start of our wonderful school. “I never realized the impact my grandfather had until I actually saw how life-changing this facility is,” said Mr. Boyd. “Seeing what my grandfather was a part of had a tremendous personal impact on me.”

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