Claremont Lions Club

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Claremont, Ontario  Canada

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PetValue Walk for Dog Guides

Last Sunday in May

The PetValue Walk for Dog Guides is a national fundraising walk that is held on the in May in 200 communities across Canada.  The purposes of this walk is to raise funds for Canadians with disabilities.

This year, the Claremont Lions Club is hosts the PetValue Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 13.  Before the walk, you can pick up a brochure containing a sponsor form at Country Depot.  Ask to family and friends to sponsor you.  Registration is on Sunday at the community center at 11:00 a.m.  If you would like to make a donation at any other time throughout the year click here to go to the Lions Foundation of Dog Guides website.

To participate in the walk in Claremont, pick up a brochure at the Community Center or at the Country Depot.  Each brochure has a sponsor form and a list of prizes.  Talk to your family and friends or other people you know and have them sponsor you for your walk. 

 

Don't have a brochure?  Donations are still accepted upon registration.

 

Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides receives no government funding and relies solely on support from corporations, individuals and annual fundraisers to continue their program.  When we work together to raise funds for dog guides, our funds go towards training and providing a dog guide to help people with the following disabilities:

 

Canine Vision Dog Guides:  for people who are blind or visually impaired

Hearing Ear Dog Guides:  for people who are deaf or hard of hearing

Autism Assistance Dog Guides:  for children who have autism spectrum disorder

Service Dog Guides:  for people who have a physical disability

Seizure Response Dog Guides:  for people who have epilepsy

Diabetic Alert Dog Guides:  for people who have type 1 diabetes with hypoglycemic unawareness.

 

Prizes are given out for your support and when you raise funds as follows:

 

Raise $150:  Cooler Bag

Raise $500: Duffel Bag

Raise $1,000:  Bluetooth Speaker PLUS an automatic entry into a draw for a Hudson's Bay Company Iconic Blanket

Raise $1,500:  Deluxer 60" x 50" blanket PLUS an automatic entry into a draw for a Samsung Tablet and a $1,000 VIA Rail Travel Card

 

There are people who have benefited tremendously from the help of their dog guide.  Do you know someone who needs help and would benefit from having a dog guide? 

 

Join our PetValue Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, May 7.  Your walk will fund the training of a dog guide for someone who needs one and would benefit from their help.  That someone might even be someone you know.

For more information about or to make a donation to Lions Foundation of Dog Guides, visit their website at http://www.dogguides.com/index.html