A donation to Guide Dogs in memory of a loved one will provide a genuinely lasting tribute as well as bring great comfort in knowing that your support is helping to change someone’s life.

We hope that these pages inspire you and answer some of the questions you may have about making a donation in memory of a loved one. Whether you’re remembering a loved one or an animal companion, donating online or by post, we have information about different ways you can support us, as well as the life-changing impact it has for our guide dog owners.

Thank you for considering making a donation to Guide Dogs in memory of your loved one and for helping us change lives.

If you’d like to talk through anything, we’d be happy to call you at a time that’s right for you, just email us to arrange a call back.

Donate in memory

Standing puppy surrounded by images of three butterflies

Remember a life, change a life. Every hour, someone in the UK starts to lose their sight.  Help us make sure they don’t lose out on life by making a donation in memory of a loved one today.

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Choose an alternative to funeral flowers to commemorate a loved one by creating an online funeral collection.  You can also request collection envelopes. 

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Create a Tribute Fund in the name of your loved one and collect donations for Guide Dogs in their memory. It's a great way to remember someone special and raise the funds needed to name a guide dog puppy. 

Remember a life. Change a life.

This puppy might be small and cute now, but he’s got a big future ahead of him. He’s going to grow up to be one of our amazing guide dogs. But he needs your support.

Our guide dogs help their blind or partially sighted owners live life to the full, celebrating life with every step they take. Many people support Guide Dogs by making a donation in memory of their loved ones. A donation to Guide Dogs in memory of a loved one will provide a genuinely lasting tribute as well as bring great comfort in knowing that your support is helping to change someone’s life.

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Lots of puppies playing in a field

Remember your loved one by sponsoring a life-changing guide dog puppy.

Lasting memorial stone

Dedicate a lasting memorial to your loved one in one of our pathways of support and remembrance.

Rex the german shepherd lying on the beach in front of the sea

Read how your gift can help change a life.

Pet collie dog laying down

Remember a much-loved pet by making a donation or set up a tribute fund to collect donations and name a puppy in their honour.

Puppy laying down with images of blue butterflies above

Donate in memory of a loved one

Every penny really helps us provide life-changing services for people who are blind and partially sighted.