Guiding Eyes for the Blind is dedicated to enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired men and women by providing them with the freedom to travel safely, thereby assuring greater independence

Guiding Eyes is a leading, nonprofit 501 (c)(3) guide dog training school, serving blind and visually impaired people from around the world. Since its inception, the school has provided - free of charge - over 7,000 blind graduates with specially trained and bred dogs that grant them dignity, freedom, and greater independence.

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1. Guide dogs greatly enhance the lives of their blind handlers - providing independence, empowerment, and love.

2. Our mission is only made possible through a large network of volunteers; these people are truly the heart and soul of the organization.

3. It costs over $45K to breed, raise, train, and match a Guiding Eyes dog with its blind handler, yet the dogs are provided entirely free of charge.