Sponsorships

Sponsorships

Help Support Guide Dogs of America

Sponsorship is a wonderful way to support the Guide Dogs of America program and get involved in the process. Our sponsors are given special updates and acknowledgment during the Graduation Ceremony.

There are eight different Sponsorship Opportunities:

Off To Work: $500
Everything a new guide dog needs to embark on its new mission (specially designed custom leather harness, two collars, tie-down, leash, heartworm medication, grooming tools, dog bed, booties, food and toys).

Newborn Puppy Sponsorship: $1,000
Covers the cost of breeding, delivery and all expenses for one newborn puppy up to eight weeks of age. You will receive a certificate of appreciation and a photo of one of our sweet newborns.

Newborn Litter Sponsorship $2,500
Covers the cost of breeding, delivery and all expenses for one litter of puppies up to eight weeks of age. You will receive a certificate of appreciation and a photo of one of our adorable litters.

Puppy Sponsorship: $5,000
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.

For more information on sponsorships from $500-$5,000, please contact Judy Reilly at (818) 833-6437 or JAReilly@GuideDogsofAmerica.org

The GDA Experience $10,000
Plan your next team building experience at our beautiful 7 1/2-acre Los Angeles campus. You will be supporting our mission as well as providing your staff with a truly transformational experience that will include: video and introductory presentation on the issues of blindness and guide dog use; VIP tour of our campus and the opportunity to meet members of our Breeding, Puppy and Training Departments; one-on-one puppy socialization with lots of cuddles; blindfold walk with a guide dog in-training; and lunch with members of our staff.

Limit: 20 participants

Duration: approximately three hours

Student Scholarship: $12,000
Covers the following for one student:  travel expenses to and from our school; room and board in our campus dormitory during 21-day in-residence training program (including three meals a day prepared by our professional chef); personalized instruction in the care and use of a guide dog; and training activities and materials.  You will receive a certificate of appreciation with a photo of the student you sponsored and will be acknowledged at our on-site graduation ceremony where you’ll have the opportunity to meet your sponsored student.

Guide Dog Sponsorship: $24,000
Covers all expenses for one guide dog, including breeding, veterinary care at our clinic, food and training.  You will receive a certificate of appreciation with a photo of the dog you sponsored and will be acknowledged at our on-site graduation ceremony where you’ll have the opportunity to meet your sponsored dog.

Guide Dog Team Sponsorship: $48,000
Allows you to sponsor the complete guide dog team partnership.  It covers all expenses for both student and dog.  You will receive an engraved plaque acknowledging your extraordinary generosity with a photo of the team you sponsored and will be acknowledged at our on-site graduation ceremony where you’ll have the opportunity to meet your sponsored team.

For more information on sponsorships from $10,000-$48,000 please contact Debra Grossman at (818) 833-6436 or DLGrossman@GuideDogsofAmerica.org