How to Help

Making a Difference

You can make a difference in the lives of blind men and women by supporting Guide Dogs of America.

Your contribution of time and/or money helps us provide guide dogs free of charge to blind individuals. With the gift of a guide dog, these men and women are better able to pursue their goals, fulfill their dreams, and participate in their communities. Guide dogs not only provide the gift of increased independence, confidence, and mobility, but they also act as a trusted companion providing new opportunities for social interaction. Help make a difference in the life of a blind individual in the form of a loving, four pawed partner today.

For more information regarding your generous donation please call (818) 362-5834.

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Why Give? Guide Dogs of America is a nonprofit organization that is supported by the generosity of individuals, foundations, corporations, and other organizations in our mission to provide loyal and loving guide dogs free of charge to blind and visually impaired individuals.

With 77% of all the funds we receive going directly to program services, you know your money is well spent. We do not receive any funding from local, state or federal government.

The cost to provide one guide dog and match it with its new blind partner is $42,000.00. Your gifts help us fulfill our mission and reflect your own personal desire to help others live more independently with the loving partnership of a guide dog.

What Your Gift helps Provide: Every gift, no matter the amount, is greatly appreciated and helps us continue our important services to the blind community.

Below is a list that shows some of the Program Costs we face regularly
so that you can see ways your gift helps.

$25 Puppy Kit: (Goes home with new puppy – leash, collar, I.D. tag, stainless steel bowl, sterilized bone, small bag of food & puppy raising manual)
$50 Feeds one (1) dog per month in kennel
$100 Guide Dog Graduation Kit: (Goes home with graduate & guide dog – nylon collar, working collar, 2 tie-downs, leash, heartworm medication, grooming tools, dog toy, dog bed & small bag dog food)
$250 Specially-designed leather harness
$275 Spays or neuters one dog
$300 Provides vaccines for puppies in foster homes
$300 Feeds one (1) dog during 6 month guide dog training
$750 Travel expenses for one (1) student

$2,000 Student Accommodations for one (1) student for 28 days

Sponsorship Opportunities Include:

Newborn Puppy Sponsor: $1,000.00 (GDA’s choice)

You will receive a certificate with a photo of a newborn puppy. Covers the cost of breeding and delivery.

Sponsor a Litter of Puppies: $2,500.00 – (GDA’s choice)
You will receive a certificate with a photo of a mother and her litter of puppies. Covers the cost of breeding, delivery and all expenses up to 7 weeks of age.

Puppy Sponsorship: $5,000.00 – This sponsorship covers the expenses from breeding to 18 to 20 months old. As a sponsor, you will receive a written update and photographs quarterly.

Guide Dog Sponsorship: $21,000.00 – You can sponsor a guide dog from training to graduation (approximately 6 months).

Student Sponsorship: $21,000.00 – This sponsorship covers all the expenses of a student during their 28 day in-residence training program as well as their transportation to and from the school.

Team Sponsorship: $42,000.00 – This is our highest level of sponsorship. It covers all expenses of both guide dog and student.

Click here for more information on Sponsorship

Car Donation

Donate a used car!

Cars 4 Causes has now partnered with Guide Dogs of America. They specialized in car donations and your tax-deductible donation through Cars 4 Causes will help raise money for GDA.

For more information or to get started with donating your used car, click here.

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