Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, guide dog school founded in 1954. Their mission to enrich the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence, dignity and expanded horizons of opportunity. Since its founding, Guiding Eyes has graduated over 7000 guide dog teams.
The cost to breed, raise, train, and match each service dogis approximately $50,000. Guiding Eyes provides not only the guide dog but assistance, guidance, and support for both as long as the graduate has a Guiding eyes dog… all at no charge!