Other Ways to Give



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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Charitable Pet Sitters

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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Go For A Walk!

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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Plan A Trip With Charity Pro Travel

Every time you book a hotel, airfare, rental car or vacation package at https://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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Use The Goodsearch Browser

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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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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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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Start a Fund-A-Pup campaign with your group and help us provide independence to visually impaired individuals, Veterans with PTSD, and children with autism. Contact Judy Reilly at jareilly@guidedogsofamerica.org for more information.


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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Make A Difference Right Now: Give Online Today

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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Ralphs Community Contribution Program

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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Food 4 Less Community Rewards Program

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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Sponsorship Gifts

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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Matching Gifts

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.

Donate Stocks Or Securities

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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Workplace Giving

CFC and SECC allow government employees to support various charities. Guide Dogs of America is a recognized CFC animal charity. Federal workers can give the gift of independence by designating #11873 on the CFC Pledge Card through their Payroll Department. For additional information, contact kdwallace@guidedogsofamerica.org.

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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Round Up with Walmart

You can now donate to our organization when you shop online at Walmart!
Walmart customers can round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate the change to GDA | TLC. When you sign into your Walmart account and choose us as your charity of choice, we will receive these donations every time you shop online.
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Leave A Legacy

Commemorative Bricks

Honor your loved ones and support Guide Dogs of America by buying a commemorative brick. Engrave a personal message on the brick for $150, and it will be placed in the walkways surrounding GDA’s graduation area. Order by April 28th, 2024, using the order form or by calling (818) 362-5834.

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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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Gifts In Honor & Memory

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.

Donate Miles

Airline Miles

Donate your United Airline Plus miles to support our guide dog program. We cover travel expenses, such as airline tickets, for our guide/service dog recipients who live far away from the school. Contact Yvette Sheehan at GDA, (818) 833-6421, for more information. Click “Donate My Miles” below to donate, or call (800) 421-4655 with your United Airlines account number.

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Donate Southwest Points

Donate your points to GDA | TLC through Points for a Purpose program to support our students. This will help provide transportation to clients accepted to the school and support services for the lifetime of the team.

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