Why Support Guide Dogs

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Every hour another person goes blind. There are currently 180,000 people who are unable to leave their homes because they are blind or partially sighted. Guide Dogs are currently training around 780 dogs per year but to help meet the constant demands for more guide dogs, they desperately need to create more guide dog partnerships. To train these dogs though, it costs around £34000. The Guide Dogs service gets absolutely no money from the government and relies only on your donations. They really need your help, and fast. Guide Dogs have over 50 jobs to offer with roughly 11,000 volunteers working at the moment. If you are interested in joining the Guide Dogs family here are a 3 of the many jobs we have to offer: Puppy Walker. This job might appeal to people with generous amounts of time on their hands. These people will make sure the puppies become used to busy Shopping Centres, Car Parks, public transport, family life and lots of other environments. It ‘s not just a walk in the park. Could you become a fantastic fundraiser for our favourite furry friends? Are you good at baking? Do you enjoy running? This job is basically raising as much money for Guide Dogs as possible! You could run a marathon in aid of Guide Dogs or hold a Cake Sale to raise money for us. If you go on the website there are plenty of ideas there. If you join our volunteer community, you will help us make a huge difference to the lives of the blind and partially sighted people. There is a job out there for almost everyone who wants to make a difference on how the blind and partially sighted people are forced to live their lives. If you join the Guide Dog team you, you will meet a circle of like minded friends, experience exiting roles and learn valuable skills. If you feel that you don’t have enough time to do any of these active roles but you would still really like to help the

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