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Special Events for PAWSitive Impact

Ready to take your creativity to the next level? Bring Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB) to your community by organizing your own event. Special events have a fundraising goal of $10,000 or more and are fully planned and executed by volunteers. The funds raised will help ensure that all GDB clients receive everything they need at no cost to them. Thank you for being part of GDB's life-changing mission. Together we are unstoppable!

There are many ways to be part of GDB’s mission! Interested in other fundraising opportunities? Please visit our Fundraise for PAWSitive Impact page for more information.

Interested in Holding a Special Event?

Organize an event and make a PAWSitive Impact.

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Step 1

Tell us about the event you’re planning by answering some questions. GDB will then contact you to learn more and assist with setting up your fundraising page.

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Step 2

Spread the word! Reach out to your family and friends and publicize the event in your community. Use our fundraising tools to sell tickets, secure registrations, and form fundraising teams.

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Step 3

Raise funds and celebrate the incredible impact you’re making in the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired!

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Parties With A Purpose

At home or at your favorite restaurant or social venue, parties that make a difference bring people together in a very special way. Plan an art show, sell tickets to a comedy night, host a dinner party, or arrange a gala to raise valuable funds in your own unique and wonderful way.

Labs Live Fundraising Luncheon

Labs Live is a Guide Dogs for the Blind signature fundraising luncheon where communities gather to network, socialize, and raise funds for Guide Dogs for the Blind’s life-changing mission. Attendees participate in a friendly team fundraising contest to receive the Labs Live Top Dog award!

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Athletic Events and Competitions

Combine the spirit of competition with the power of community support. Hosting a golf tournament, high-energy spin event at your gym, a pickleball match, or even a dog walk becomes more than just a physical challenge; it raises funds that make a PAWSitive Impact.

Need help? Please call us at 415.755.6420 or email us at [email protected]! We’ll be happy to brainstorm with you about your event or guide you through the planning process.