Host a Fundraising Event

Hosting a fundraising event can be a lot of fun and is a great way to introduce new people to Leader Dogs for the Blind.

If you don't know what type of event you want to host, check out our fundraising ideas list or just think about what you do for fun and build your event around that activity. From evening cocktail parties to summer softball games to bowling, the possibilities for raising funds for Leader Dog are endless!

Helpful Materials

We have created a fundraising toolkit complete with printable display sheets and client success stories to help you create a display board. Also included are a fact sheet and a sample press release. You may order promotional materials such as brochures, bookmarks and pencils at no cost.

Download the Fundraising Toolkit

NOTE: The toolkit is contained in a zip file and may take a few moments to download.

Register Your Event

Please let us know what you are planning by registering your event. We may be able to help spread the word about your fundraiser via Facebook and Twitter. During registration, you have the option of requesting a puppy raiser and Future Leader Dog attend your event.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I help?

Monetary support is the best way to provide assistance to Leader Dogs for the Blind and our clients. Every little bit counts—whether you have a lemonade stand or a large silent auction.

What does the money I raise support?

Donations received from fundraising events help provide independent travel programs for our clients at no charge, and care and training for our dogs.

Where do I send the money I raise?

Please convert your funds to check, made out to “Leader Dogs for the Blind,” and mail it to: Leader Dogs for the Blind, ATTN: Fundraising Events, 1039 S. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Additional Leader Dog FAQs

For more information about hosting an event, please contact our special events manager at or 888-777-5332.

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