Guiding Eyes Featured at Iconic NASDAQ Bell Ringing Ceremony

The morning of Friday August 12, 2022 brings an auspicious and exciting first for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. The organization was honored to participate in the iconic Bell Ringing ceremony in the heart of Times Square.  While most ceremonies are hosted by newly publicly traded companies, NASDAQ will occasionally invite non-profit organizations, such as… Continue reading Guiding Eyes Featured at Iconic NASDAQ Bell Ringing Ceremony

Victoria and Colonel

Meet Graduate Victoria July Home TrainingGraduate Team:  Victoria and ColonelAbout the Team:  Colonel, a male yellow Lab, is Victoria’s 5th Guiding Eyes dogHometown:  Arvada, ColoradoGuide Dog Mobility Instructor:  Melissa Smith   Victoria is married and has 2 adult children. She enjoys her career as a massage therapist and is looking forward to returning to her practice with… Continue reading Victoria and Colonel

Ralph and Cannon

Meet Graduate Ralph July Home TrainingGraduate Team: Ralph and CannonAbout the Team: Cannon, a male black Lab, is Ralph’s 1st guide dogHometown: Pompton Plains, New JerseyGuide Dog Mobility Instructor: Kathryn Poallo  Ralph, 75 years young and a lifelong bachelor, worked for his own leasing and finance company until his retirement 7 years ago. Around the… Continue reading Ralph and Cannon

Sara and Humor

Meet Graduate Sara July On-Campus TrainingGraduate Team: Sara and HumorAbout the Team: Humor, a female yellow Lab, is Sara’s 6th guide dogHometown:  Amherst, New YorkGuide Dog Mobility Instructor: Michelle Tang   Sara loves to help people, and one way she does so is by sewing pillows that she donates to her church, where she is an… Continue reading Sara and Humor

Connecting at the NFB Conference

At the beginning of July, three of our staff members had the privilege of attending the National Federation of the Blind’s national convention in the vibrant city of New Orleans, Louisiana. With over 2,500 individuals who are blind or visually impaired from around the country at the event, it was no surprise that Guiding Eyes… Continue reading Connecting at the NFB Conference

Wag-A-Thon 2022

The Wag-A-Thon is a cumulative marathon that you and your dog can do anywhere, at your own pace through the month of September. The ultimate goal is to hit 26.2 miles by September 30 – participation is simple, whether you run or walk a 5K, a 10K, a half or full marathon, the goal is… Continue reading Wag-A-Thon 2022

Guiding Eyes Partners with WayAround to Enhance Campus Accessibility

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Partners with WayAround to Enhance Accessibility on Campus Cutting-edge NFC Technology Guiding Eyes for the Blind has partnered with WayAround to enhance accessibility at its Yorktown Heights Training Center. WayTag NFC tags (Near Field Communication tags) are placed strategically around the campus, in tandem with ADA signage or on features… Continue reading Guiding Eyes Partners with WayAround to Enhance Campus Accessibility