As it's the end of Guide Dogs Appeal month, to help celebrate the brilliant and unique approach that our fundraisers bring to their role, here's an inspirational story of one of our fundraising volunteers and all the ways he’s given back to help the next generation of guide dogs.
We spoke to Claire, who has retinitis pigmentosa and is in the process of applying for a new guide dog. Claire takes us through the process of support from the VRS team and explains how much it helped improve her confidence.
New research found four in five parents see becoming an empty nester as a brand new chapter to be embraced and Guide Dogs wants to highlight its diverse volunteer roles for those looking for a new challenge.
Being a Sighted Guide for Guide Dogs means helping someone with sight loss get out and about in their local community. It means increasing someone’s confidence, independence and freedom to enjoy more of what they love. And in some cases, being a Sighted Guide means changing someone’s life and making their dreams come true.