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Donor Spotlight – Partners Planning in Advance

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Partners in Trust Kevin and Cindy Cassady knew Guide Dogs of America was a special place the first time they attended an Open House on the GDA campus. That first visit led to the couple attending numerous fundraising events for the school. Eventually, they went from fundraising participants to volunteering at the events. Ultimately, they decided that giving their time was not enough. In 2004, the Cassadys started making donations to the school and, in 2009, they ensured that they would leave a future gift to continue their support of the school by becoming Partners in Trust.
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Friday, March 10th, 2017

Grads share their stories of going from cane to canine.

For many of GDA’s graduates, there was an “aha moment” when they knew it was time to take the next step toward greater mobility and independence — making the switch from a white cane to a guide dog. Here, we share stories of three of our graduates about when they knew the time had come and the difference that having a guide dog has made for them in their lives.
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Graduating Class #397

Monday, February 27th, 2017


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Shop Amazon, Support GDA

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Attention Shoppers! Today only, March 16, Amazon is celebrating its #1 ranking in customer satisfaction by the ACSI! Today, Amazon will donate 5% (10 times the usual donation rate) of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Guide Dogs of America!

You can support Guide Dogs of America by shopping with AmazonSmile. It’s the same Amazon you’re familiar with but, by making your purchases through smile.amazon.com, .5% of purchases on eligible items will be donated to Guide Dogs of America
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“V” and “W” Litters Go Home

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

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. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “V” and “W” litters.
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Happy Dogs Brighten Lives: GDA’s Quilt Raffle!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Quilters Guild crafted and generously donated this quilt, titled “Happy Dogs Brighten Lives,” for raffle to benefit Guide Dogs of America’s program that provides blind and visually impaired individuals with professionally trained guide dogs, and instruction in their use, free of charge. The quilt measures 94″ wide x 100″ long.
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Graduating Class #396

Monday, January 30th, 2017


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We Need You To Help Raise Us!

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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“R”, “S”, and “T” Litters Go Home

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “R” and “T” litters.
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Thanks to Hartford, Welcome Gittlen!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Taking a “paws” to thank outgoing Guide Dogs of America president and welcome the new GDA president. As we begin 2017, we ask that you join us in sending best wishes to Dale E. Hartford, who has retired after serving seven years as GDA’s president. Under his management and oversight there have been many changes and enhancements to the GDA campus as well as the program. His leadership has taken GDA to a new level of excellence.
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