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Graduate Dianne Phelps hugs her black lab Guide Dog, Primrose.Guide Dogs for the Blind is proud to participate in workplace giving campaigns nationwide linking generous employees with the opportunity to improve the quality of life for people who are blind. By donating to Guide Dogs through an employee giving campaign or your company's matching gift program, you truly can say, "I gave at the office." You can contribute to these programs with a one-time gift or through ongoing payroll deductions; contact your company's human resources department to learn about workplace giving programs.

I understand that Guide Dogs participates in employee giving campaigns. Which ones, and how do I enroll?

  • United Way: Write "Guide Dogs for the Blind" on your form to choose us as your charity of choice.
  • Combined Federal Campaign for Federal Employees: Select #10970, Guide Dogs for the Blind's Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number, on your federal campaign pledge form.

What is a corporate matching gift program? How do I participate?

You can double your donation to Guide Dogs! Many companies match the charitable contributions made by their employees. Check your company's matching gift form guidelines. Complete the form and mail it with your donation to:
Guide Dogs for the Blind, Development Department
P. O. Box 151200, San Rafael, CA 94903

Our Development Department will verify receipt of your gift and return the form to your company for matching funds.

I'm interested in starting a workplace giving program. How do I get started?

To learn more about how to create a workplace campaign at your organization, or to include Guide Dogs for the Blind in your existing campaign, please contact us via email, or give our Development Department a call at 800-295-4050 ext.4160.