Fundraising tools and ideas

Once you have registered for a Dogs Unite event, you will receive a welcome pack in the post which includes your super hero dog cape. Then it’s time to start fundraising!

We challenge you to raise £35 in sponsorship – enough to support a guide dog partnership for a whole week.

The money you and your four-legged friend raise will help train puppies and change the lives of people living with sight loss. It will help us build and maintain dog partnerships which involve 20 months of training and seven years of support. It will help support each guide dog from birth until retirement. And it will mean we can keep our promise to each guide dog owner to provide them with a guide dog for as long as they need one.

We've put together some great tools and ideas to help you raise sponsorship for your walk. Every penny raised makes a real difference to people living with sight loss in the UK. 

Top three ideas to get you started


Bark Box
Set up a communal 'bark box' with your fellow dog lovers – everyone drops a pound into the bark box whenever their dog barks!


Pet the pooch
Animals are a great way to ease pressure and promote relaxation. Get your pooch to help people chill out by charging a nominal £1 fee to have a cuddle with your dog. This is great to do at a 'bring your dog to work' day – check with your employer if they allow this. 


Neighbourhood dog wash
Let your shiny super pooch set the standard – offer to wash your neighbour's dogs for a small donation.

Contact us

Dogs Unite Events Team, Guide Dogs, Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3YG