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Celebrations for PAWSitive Impact

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There is so much to celebrate at Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB). For more than 80 years, GDB has been helping empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired to live the life they want to live.

GDB meets people where they are, providing programs and services that best align with their needs and desires - whether it’s receiving a guide dog, a K9 Buddy, or Orientation and Mobility instruction.

Celebrating a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or a GDB graduation is an opportunity to ask friends and family to make a donation in lieu of gifts and help ensure that all GDB clients receive everything they need at no cost. Thank you for sharing a special occasion in your life and for fundraising on behalf of GDB’s life-changing mission. It all begins with you!

How To Create Your Celebration Fundraiser

Fundraising for PAWSitive Impact is easy and fun. Let's get started.

Celebrations Step 1

Step 1

Create your celebration fundraising page. Share what you’re celebrating and why supporting GDB is important to you. You can even add a photo or video.

Celebrations Step 2

Step 2

Spread the word! Reach out to friends and family by email, social media, texts or phone calls and ask them to donate or join you.

Celebrations Step 3

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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Need help? Please call us at 415.755.6420 or email us at [email protected]! We’d be happy to help you get started, assist you in setting up your page or brainstorm fundraising ideas.

celebrate your birthday

Birthday

Turn your birthday into a more meaningful celebration by creating a fundraising page and inviting friends and family to donate to GDB in lieu of gifts. You can create a birthday fundraiser for a loved one, your guide dog or even a furry friend!

celebrate your wedding

Wedding

Elevate the joy of your wedding day by launching a heartfelt fundraiser, inviting guests to contribute to GDB, turning your special day into a lifetime of impact.

celebrate your anniversary

Anniversary

Commemorate the cherished milestones in your life - a wedding or commitment anniversary or the day you received your guide dog, K9 Buddy, or pet. Encourage friends and loved ones to honor the occasion with donations.

celebrate your graduation

Graduation

Mark the culmination of an educational journey, whether it's graduating from elementary or high school, college, or completing a GDB program, by setting up a fundraiser that allows friends and family to celebrate these achievements while contributing to a cause that reflects your passions and aspirations.

celebrate your new beginning

New Beginning

Welcome the excitement of a fresh start, whether it's a new job, a new home, the birth of a child, or the addition of a guide dog, K9 Buddy, or other pet to your life or the life of a loved one, by launching a fundraiser that invites your community to share in the journey and create a ripple of PAWSitive change.

celebrate your retirement

Retirement

Embrace the transition into a new chapter of life, be it your retirement, or your guide dog's retirement, or the retirement of a friend or family member. Start a fundraiser honoring the experiences and bonds of the past, celebrating the adventures that lie ahead, and paving the way for meaningful contributions to GDB.

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