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Graduation: Time to Celebrate

Celebrating New Partnerships Share in the joy of this moment, when our students look forward to the adventures ahead with their Guiding Eyes guide dog.  These intimate celebrations are recorded for guests interested in experiencing a Guiding Eyes graduation, but unable to join us in-person.  It is our hope that people attending graduation, whether in-person… Continue reading Graduation: Time to Celebrate

Annual Polar Bear Run for Guiding Eyes

Get ready for the 39th Annual Lake Waramaug Polar Bear Run at Lake Waramaug in Connecticut, on Sunday, February 25th. Since 2018, the oldest winter race in the state of Connecticut has been an all-volunteer event, dedicated to the mission of raising money for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. The event has raised nearly $25,000… Continue reading Annual Polar Bear Run for Guiding Eyes

Raising Ralphie – a Podcast

From Spotify for Podcasters: Guided by Love, by Catherine FenlonFebruary 2024:  Guiding Eyes Puppy Raising with Mindy & EmilyGuest: Mindy and Emily Lipsey, Baltimore Puppy Raisers We are pleased to share with you another podcast from Catherine Fenlon, her 3rd highlighting Guiding Eyes. Currently a junior in high school, Catherine was introduced to podcasting in an… Continue reading Raising Ralphie – a Podcast

Adorable Valentine Puppies Alert

And the winner is… BUBBLES!   Hi – Bubbles here! Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and we love this holiday because it’s a great excuse for us to spread some puppy love while being our adorable selves! A difficult decision is causing a commotion in our litter! Which photo do we use on our Valentine’s… Continue reading Adorable Valentine Puppies Alert

Gucci & Fendi: Pups Making Their Mark

The Farber family has been an integral part of Guiding Eyes since 2013 when they first came to adopt a family pet. Their journey began with Cobey, a medical release pup, who quickly became a beloved member of their family. When Cobey sadly passed away in 2018, they joined the Brood/Stud Program, becoming fosters for… Continue reading Gucci & Fendi: Pups Making Their Mark

Eli Manning x Guiding Eyes Celebrat10n

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Alison Lathrop of Delta Airlines, Guiding Eyes For The Blind CEO & President Thomas Panek and Eli manning pose following a press conference in which Eli Manning presented Thomas Panek with a new guide dog, Ten, at The Penn Club on January 23, 2024 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)

It’s a Celebrat10n with Eli Manning presenting Guiding Eyes guide dog in training, TEN to CEO & President Thomas Panek! Today marked a special moment for Guiding Eyes for the Blind as we celebrated the first-ever Guide Dog Draft at the Penn Club in NYC. In a heartwarming ceremony, two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning… Continue reading Eli Manning x Guiding Eyes Celebrat10n

First Litter Born in 2024

We’re so thrilled to share that our first litter of puppies of 2024 was born Tuesday, January 9th! Nine wonderful Labrador Retriever puppies were born to Guiding Eyes brood Pepper, and Guiding Eyes stud, Navy. These puppies are identified as the “A24” litter;  their designated letter of the alphabet, “A”, plus the last two digits… Continue reading First Litter Born in 2024

5 Lessons My Guide Dog Taught Me About Leadership

David Wood came to Guiding Eyes to be matched to his first guide dog. Since their graduation, his partnership with Tessi, a female yellow lab known for a keen desire to work and the pink heart on her nose, has brought not only increased independence, but awareness and understanding.  David shares his thoughts below.  … Continue reading 5 Lessons My Guide Dog Taught Me About Leadership

Year End Giving: 10 Ways to Give

Thank you for partnering with Guiding Eyes for the Blind through your generous support. As the end of the year approaches, please consider the following gift options — they may be an excellent, (and tax-wise!), way for you to make a life-changing impact in the lives of people with vision loss through exceptional Guiding Eyes… Continue reading Year End Giving: 10 Ways to Give

Giving Tuesday: 5 Ways to Give

Giving Tuesday, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, is a global annual event committed to promoting charitable giving and unity. In 2023, Giving Tuesday falls on November 28th, serving as a special day to acknowledge the crucial role that guide dogs play in the lives of individuals with vision loss. Guiding Eyes dogs not only enhance… Continue reading Giving Tuesday: 5 Ways to Give