Leader Dogs for the Blind empowers people who are blind, visually impaired or Deaf-Blind with skills for a lifetime of independent travel, opening doors that may seem to have closed with the loss of sight. Read More

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Guide Dog Training

Since 1939 Leader Dog for the Blind has operated one of the world’s most respected and innovative guide dog programs. Read More

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Accelerated O&M Training

The accelerated seven-day residential orientation and mobility (O&M) training empowers people who are blind by providing the skills needed to travel safely. Read More

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GPS Technology

Clients receive and are instructed in the use of a free pocket-sized GPS device that provides location, direction, street name, nearby points of interest and other information through verbal cues. Read More

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Summer Experience Camp

A unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 16 and 17 who are legally blind that combines summer fun with an introduction to guide dogs and the opportunity to spend time with peers who are facing similar challenges. Read More

Kolo Open Golf Outing Kick-Off Party

Kolo Charities (started in 1973 by Bob Kowalkowski, father of LDB Trustee Scott Kowalkowski) will be hosting their annual Kolo Golf Outing in Hough Read More

" Getting your first dog – is like lightening. The ability to walk with confidence, to hold your head up, to walk down the sidewalk and not be afraid – it’s a ‘WOW!’ "

- Heather Villegas