Blind Person/Guide Dog Partnership


Organization: Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind
Improves the quality of life of blind people, providing them with higher levels of mobility, safety, independence and self-confidence through use of Guide Dogs.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
Beit Oved, Israel
Who Benefits from Support:
To date, about 300 visually impaired people have graduated from the Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind.
Fast Fact:
We graduated our first Standard Poodle Guide Dog! Our blind student is allergic to Labradors and Retrievers. The “Partnership” is working out great!
Raised: $2,046
Needed: $15,954

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