Donor Giving Opportunities
Every Guide Dogs of the Desert student has a captivating story to share about their vision loss, struggles, and much dependence on others.
Since 1972 because of donors like you, Guide Dogs of the Desert continues to uphold its mission; and our students receive all services – guide dog, 28-days of on-site training, and lifetime support of the team – all at no cost to them.
Sponsors deliver the vital support necessary to change the lives of blind or visually-impaired individuals by providing them with safe mobility and truly life-enhancing independence with a guide dog leading the way. Please consider becoming a Sponsor and making a difference that goes beyond words!
PUPPY SUPPORTER – $5,000
Name a puppy and join us for your named dog’s journey!!!
Receive a birth announcement and photo of your named dog
Receive update letters to age 18 months
Update letters will be sent at birth, 9 months and 18 months letting know how your named puppy is doing on their journey
PUPPY ADVOCATE – $10,000 (OUR MOST POPULAR LEVEL)
You get all of the benefits of being a Puppy Supporter listed above, and:
Private meeting with your named dog on our campus
Photo of you with your named dog
Private/VIP our of our campus
Guide Dogs of the Desert pin to show your support
PUPPY CHAMPION – $20,000
You get all of the benefits of being a Puppy Supporter and a Puppy Advocate, and:
Private meeting with your named dog, at your place of choosing
Spend 4 hours with a Guide Dog of the Desert trainer – either for your own personal dog or with your named dog
Dinner with a graduating class and their dogs
Professional Guide Dogs of the Desert leash for your personal do or for you named dog, personalized
Two (2) tickets to Dog Day Afternoon, our signature fundraising event
PUPPY HERO – $40,000 (NAME 2 PUPPIES)!!
You will receive all of the benefits listed for Puppy Supporter, Puppy Advocate and Puppy Champion, and:
You get to name two (2) puppies, not just one
Session with a Guide Dogs of the Desert professional to discuss nutrition for either your personal dog or for your named dog
Four (4) tickets to Dog Day Afternoon, our signature fundraising event
OTHER WAYS TO HELP
$100 – HELPS PROVIDE SHAMPOO AND GROOMING SUPPLIES FOR THE DOGS ON CAMPUS DURING THEIR TRAINING
$250 – HELPS PROVIDE TOYS AND BOWL FOR THE DOGS ON CAMPUS DURING THEIR TRAINING
$500 – HELPS FEED OUR DOGS FOR 1 MONTH
$750 – HELPS PROVIDE THE NECESSARY EQUIPMENT (LEASHES AND HARNESSES) FOR OUR DOGS DURING THEIR TRAINING
$1,000 – HELPS PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES FOR OUR DOGS DURING THEIR JOURNEY TO BECOME A GUIDE DOG
$2,500 – HELPS PROVIDE NEWBORN CARE TO A LITTER OF PUPPIES
$3,000 – HELPS PROVIDE ROOM AND BOARD FOR OUR STUDENTS ATTENDING OUR IN-RESIDENCE TRAINING
“GDD has taught me everything about guide work. Debbie is my third dog from this school. It is a great place with good people, high standards, and the training prepares you well in working with the dog.”
Raquel October 2015 Graduate
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