A Positive Approach

by Sue Dishart I love to read.  I just finished Jon Gordon’s international bestseller, The Energy Bus.   The book reveals ten secrets for approaching life with the kind of thinking that leads to [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We’re feeling pretty grateful today.  As our November / December student class settles into day two of training with their new guide dogs, we reflect on the number of people who supported [...]

Getting Started in Florida

by:  Lisa Deutsch Guiding Eyes’ HR director Carolyn Kihm was shocked when I told her, nearly a year ago, that I was moving to Florida because my husband was retiring from almost four [...]

A Day in the Life: Ann Chiappetta

Ann Chiappetta is a mom, wife and therapist from New York.  She typically travels through life at a high rate of speed, always accompanied by Guiding Eyes dog Verona.  This post is an excerpt [...]

October/November 2012 Graduating Class

  Thank you to our November graduation sponsor – Dr. Mayda Arias. “Congratulations to all the graduates. I wish for all of you many years of happiness and success with your guide dogs.” Meet [...]

Volunteerism: Why do we do it?

Guiding Eyes for the Blind has more than 1,400 active volunteers.  These incredible people support our mission in a multitude of ways, and we would simply be unable to provide our services [...]

Hurricane Sandy Update

Regrettably, the graduation ceremony scheduled for this Saturday, November 3rd has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. The IFT scheduled for Monday, November 5th will go ahead as planned. [...]