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Put your opinions to work! You can earn money by participating in a variety of research studies, like online surveys or discussions, and donate a portion of every cash incentive back to Guide Dogs of America.

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Fundraise on Facebook

Facebook has made it easier than ever to start a fundraiser for Guide Dogs of America at any time, whether you’re asking for donations for your birthday, seasonal giving, or just for fun.

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Shop Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is the same as Amazon.com, but .5% of purchases on eligible items will be donated to Guide Dogs of America. Choose GDA as your charity of choice by selecting International Guiding Eyes, Inc. (our legal name).

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Shop in Our Gift Store

Visit the Guide Dogs of America online gift shop to get all your GDA apparel and merchandise.

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Make your gift last a lifetime and beyond. Charitable organizations are not subject to gift or estate taxes so your gift continues to support the causes close to your heart, like Guide Dogs of America, without being diminished by the IRS.

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By giving stock, you will receive a tax deduction for your donation based upon the average price of the security on the date you give the gift. This avoids you having to sell the security and pay taxes on the gain. A great way to give a gift and minimize your taxes.

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Make a donation in honor or in memory of a special person, pet or occasion. These donations show how much you care about your special someone or pet, as well as the important work we do here at GDA. Please contact Lisa Peterson at 818.833.6429 to make your request.


Sponsorship is a wonderful way to help. You can sponsor a puppy, a guide/service dog, a guide/service dog recipient, or a guide/service dog team (guide dog and the guide dog recipient).

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Does your employer match your gift? If so, you can easily double your impact to help support Guide Dogs of America. Just ask your employer and contact Guide Dogs of America if you need any assistance.Contact us at (818) 833-6439 or email us at kdwallace@guidedogsofamerica.org.

WorkPlace Giving

The CFC (Combined Federal Campaign-Federal Employees) and the SECC (State Employee Charitable Campaign) are programs that allow State and Federal employees the opportunity to promote and support a wide variety of charities and Guide Dogs of America is recognized by the CFC as among the best animal charities in America. See your Payroll Dept., designate #11873 on the CFC Pledge Card if you are a federal worker and give the gift of independence!

Airline Miles

Help support our special guide dog program by donating your United Airline Plus miles to Guide Dogs of America. We cover travel expenses, such as airline tickets for our guide/ service dog recipients who do not live near the school. 

To donate directly click on the button below “Donate My Miles.” For more information please have your United Airlines account number ready, then call (800) 421-4655 to speak to a customer service representative, or contact Rhonda Bissell at GDA, (818) 833-6432, and she will be happy to assist you. 

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Our volunteers generously donate their time in many ways. Some volunteer opportunities include general office work, campus tours or helping at special events and booths. Puppy Raising is another way to volunteer.

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It’s easy . . . just shop, swipe & earn!

Register your Food 4 Less Community Rewards Card online at www.food4less.com  (or call 1-800-443-4438 for assistance) and designate Guide Dogs of America (NPO number GQ034) as your charity of choice. Every time you shop for groceries and swipe your card, GDA automatically starts earning a rebate.

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It’s easy . . . just shop, swipe & earn!

Register your Ralphs Rewards Card online at www.ralphs.com (or call 1-800-443-4438 4438 for assistance) and designate Guide Dogs of America (NPO WW998) as your charity of choice. Every time you shop for groceries and swipe your card, GDA automatically starts earning a rebate.

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Dorm Naming Opportunities

Naming a designated space in our newly renovated student dorm is a truly unique and special way to support our programs, memorialize your commitment to our mission, and leave a legacy of giving for generations to come. Please see the naming opportunities and contact Lisa Peterson at 818.833.6429 if you are interested in being a part of this important project.

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Goodsearch is a simple way to make a difference — each time you search the web, they’ll make a donation to GDA.

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Every time you book a hotel, airfare, rental car or vacation package at www.charityprotravel.com, Charity Pro Travel will donate up to 50% of the commission to Guide Dogs of America as your charity of choice. You take the vacation, we make the donation!

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When you make a gift at GDA, you are transforming a life. You can make a gift directly to Guide Dogs of America online using a credit card. With our secure server, you can be sure your information is kept private and safe.

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Donate a Used Car!

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

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Commemorative bricks are a beautiful way to honor your loved ones while supporting GDA’s mission. Your commemorative brick, engraved with a personal message of your choice, will be placed in the walkways that surround the graduation area of Guide Dogs of America’s campus. Each engraved brick is $150. The deadline for brick orders is April 24th, 2021. Place your order using the commemorative brick order form or call (818) 362-5834.

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Turn miles walked into funds earned for Guide Dogs of America. Download WoofTrax Inc.’s free Walk for a Dog app onto your mobile device (android or iPhone), Be sure to select International Guiding Eyes, Inc., dba Guide Dogs of America as your charity of choice, and start the app each time you go for a walk

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Raise a Puppy

Our volunteer Puppy Raisers are vital to the success of our program. Consider opening your home and heart to a puppy in training to provide the growing puppy with basic obedience, nurturing, and lots of love! (Limited to Southern CA)

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Many dog sitters donate a percentage of their Rover earnings to nonprofit organizations, including GDA. When you book, look for the Rover Donation Badge on the sitter’s profile

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