Graduate Spotlight: Meet Melissa & Aron

Meet May 2016 graduate Melissa Carney and her guide dog, yellow lab Aron. Melissa and her mother Kristine Carney presented Guiding Eyes with a $1,700 donation, raised by Kristine’s generous [...]

Resources for Visually Impaired Runners and Triathletes

A message from graduate Richard Hunter:   Dear Athlete Friends with Vision Impairment, Every once in a while, I feel compelled to blast out an email to every visually impaired athlete I [...]

Puppies Take the Podium: Meet the “Olympic Litter”

Litter of Aspiring Guide Dogs Named in Honor of Team USA Gold Medalists at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games   As the 2018 Winter Games came to a close, we wanted to make sure the [...]

We’ve gone Platinum!

Guiding Eyes is proud to announce that we’ve gone platinum: earning the GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency.  What does that mean? Not only are we as committed as ever to our mission of [...]

February 2018 Graduating Class

Best wishes and congratulations to the February 2018 class. “Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”– Mark Twain -Tina and Frank Shevetone “My sunshine doesn’t [...]

CEO Thomas Panek discusses pros and cons of working with a guide dog

Listen to Guiding Eyes for the Blind President and CEO Thomas Panek discusses pros and cons of working with a guide dog and how Guiding Eyes trains its guide dogs in an interview on Eyes on [...]

CEO Thomas Panek discusses training dogs – running with their blind owners

Eyes on Success talks with Thomas Panek, president of Guiding Eyes for the Blind, about a new skill for which his organization is training dogs – running with their blind owners. [...]

January 2018 Graduating Class

My wish for all of the graduates from the past, in the future, and those sitting here today is that with the new four legs that will now lead you, that the world becomes bigger, your feeling of [...]

Access Hotline for our Graduates

Dear Graduates, Guiding Eyes is pleased to announce the launch of the Access Hotline for our graduates. The hotline is available 24/7 and provides real-time assistance in resolving situations in [...]