Special Events 

In addition, we are fortunate that many supporters, including individuals and civic and charitable organizations host special events for our benefit in which we receive a portion of the proceeds.  For more information about attending an event, being an event sponsor, or hosting an event to benefit the Foundation, please contact our Development Department at 631-930-9050 or e-mail info@guidedog.org.

Learn more about hosting a fundraiser of your own by clicking here.

Foundation Hosted Events

75th Anniversary Guide Dog Foundation Virtual Run & Dog Walk - April 24 - May 9, 2021

Join us for the 75th Anniversary Guide Dog Foundation Virtual Run & Dog Walk to be held from April 24, 2021 through May 9, 2021.  We're going virtual with this event to ensure the health and safety of the participants. Despite everything that’s going on with the global pandemic, we remain 100% focused on meeting our mission to train and place our highly-trained guide dogs for our community.

Community Fundraising Events

POSTPONED – Petals for Paws - Hicksville, New York

Paws with a Purpose, Inc., is hosting this special event again in 2020. Participants love this fundraiser! The event will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order Of Police Building at 911 Police Plaza, Hicksville, N.Y. 11801. The venue is located a block north of the LIRR Hicksville station, one minute off the Long Island Expressway and the Northern State Parkway in between Route 106 and Route 107.  A professional florist will instruct participants on flower arranging. There will be high-end raffles, snacks, cheese and crackers, beverages and award winning wines onsite with their beverages available for purchase. Tickets are $60 made payable to Paws with a Purpose, Inc. Please email petals4paws@aol.com if you need additional information regarding the event or visit their Facebook page at Facebook@petalsforpaws. Click here to download the flyer


Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Laffey International is pleased to announce a new relationship with the Guide Dog Foundation and America’s VetDogs or 2019. 

For all supporters, employees and volunteers of The Guide Dog Foundation and/or America’s VetDogs  who select BHHS Laffey International for their real estate needs, BHHS Laffey International will donate 20 percent of any real estate transaction commission, whether you buy, sell or rent, to the Guide Dog Foundation or America’s VetDogs. 

For more information please contact BHHS Laffey International Licensed RE Salesperson, Guide Dog Foundation Volunteer and Puppy Raiser Jimmy Tubbs at 516-384-0832.

Third Party Fundraising

Last fiscal year, the following individuals, service clubs, and corporations have hosted fundraisers raising $10,000 or more on behalf of the Guide Dog Foundation.  We are grateful for their efforts to support people with disabilities.

M&C Puppy Raising Adventures