Corporate Support - please make it your business
Our partners are instrumental in our vision to improve the quality of lives of people living with disability in South Australia. We sincerely thank all of our corporate sponsors and supporters for their generous support.
Guide Dogs SA works with corporate partners to provide services to people living with a sensory loss and families of children living with autism. These services include Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, Orientation and Mobility Training, Acquired Brain Injury Services, Sensory and Hearing Services.
Guide Dogs SA receives no Government funding for its Guide Dogs program. We rely on the generosity of the community and our corporate partners to raise much needed funds.
A successful partnership with a respected organisation such as Guide Dogs can:
- Establish a corporate organisation as a responsible corporate citizen
- Enhance corporate reputation
- Increase consumer and stakeholder's trust and confidence
- Enhance brand image
- Build customer loyalty
- Increase company sales - research shows that customers support a company's commitment to the community and that they are willing to change purchasing behaviour accordingly
- Provide customers with an emotional rationale for purchase
- Increase staff loyalty, motivation and retention.
Guide Dogs SA adopts a collaborative approach and is committed to creating innovative partnerships that meet community, marketing and strategic business objectives. With the assistance of our corporate partners we can make a positive impact and contribution to the South Australian community.
As we aspire to grow and proudly become a leader in the disability sector, please contact Corporate and Donor Relations on 8203 8312 to discuss how our partnership opportunities can assist your business.
ADVANCE is a premium pet food that is manufactured in Australia and is designed specifically for Australian pets. Guide Dogs uses ADVANCE to feed and nourish our Guide Dogs to increase their health and well-being.
Coles provides fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor, fuel and financial services to more than 20 million customers each week through its store network and online platform. With more than 101,000 team members throughout its 776 supermarkets, Coles provides ongoing support to Guide Dogs by allowing us to place our Collection Dogs in their supermarkets and Liquorland stores. These funds are critical to our fundraising efforts and our ability to continue to provide services for people living with disability.
During March, Coles stores throughout SA, NT, TAS and WA committed to raising valuable funds to train and raise three Guide Dog puppies, by holding Badge Days and selling donation cards. The promotion was a huge success and we look forward to continuing and building on our strong partnership.
Our longest standing partnership, Merial generously provide us with all of the HeartGard, NexGard and ParaGard treatments needed for our Guide Dogs in Training Australia wide. Enhancing the health, well-being and performance of animals is an essential part of their mission.
IDEXX Laboratories is a global leader in diagnostic solutions for animals, water and food. IDEXX focus is on providing real time care so that our products and services make a measurable impact on animal health and disease diagnosis. IDEXX provide complimentary pathology services to Guide Dogs Australia.
QBE Foundation has a simple vision – to help people who are less fortunate and provide them with the opportunity to live independently and to realise their full potential. This philosophy is in line with Guide Dogs vision and QBE Foundation supports Guide Dogs’s Life Skills Camp.
Joseph Lyddy is an Australian owned company that began manufacturing in 1893 and is currently celebrating 120 years under the Joseph Lyddy brand. The company has grown to become one of Australia's leading privately owned manufacturers of premium horse and animal care products. A brand that has built a trust with its end consumers, that is based on quality and reliable products that have stood the test of time.
Joseph Lyddy Pet Indulgence was launched in early 2014 with a range of dog and cat grooming products, dog treats and pet accessories under the Pet Style brand. We pride ourselves on using natural ingredients to ensure your pet receives the best quality products.
Joseph Lyddy is proud to support Guide Dogs Australia and the community by ensuring a contribution of our co-branded product sales goes directly to Guide Dogs Australia.
Woolworths began operating fresh food stores 60 years ago when advances in refrigeration technology revolutionised transport and storage. At the same time, the first Guide Dog arrived in Australia from England. Our two organisations have been evolving ever since. Woolworths now supports Guide Dogs through hosting our iconic model dog collection boxes in several stores in NSW/ACT, in turn providing its customers with the opportunity to support us too.
Copyworld is a national leader in the sale, support and service of Toshiba Multifunction Devices and Managed Network Solutions. A proud South Australian company, Copyworld is a long-term supporter of Guide Dogs. Previously they have sponsored Guide Dogs Vegas and Gigi through their puppy journey. Copyworld have continued their valuable support by sponsoring Pixie, a new little puppy who is currently in training to become a Guide Dog. Their support enables us to continue to train and raise Guide Dogs to change the lives of people living with disability.
Salmon Studio is a design studio that is passionate about creativity, strategy and client collaboration. They treat each client’s brand like their own. Salmon are proud to be Guide Dogs’ Design Partner, providing gratis account management and strategic consultation and design services at a reduced rate. Salmon are also sponsoring Polar and the entire P Litter through their puppy training and development. Salmon have been valuable sponsors since 2007 and have previously sponsored Sonic, who is now an Guide Dog, and Winter, who is now an Autism Assistance Dog.
For more than a century, Coles has been dedicated to giving Australian families the fresh food and groceries they need, at prices they can afford.
Coles supermarkets in South Australia and Northern Territory enthusiastically fundraise for Guide Dogs. Coles also sponsor puppy Dallas, from our D Litter, currently training to become a Guide Dog, and recently, Coles have continued their support by sponsoring Texas from our T Litter, a new little puppy about to embark on her training. Coles’ support is invaluable in raising and training our amazing dogs to assist people living with disability in our community.
Brooks Australia have been providing innovative systems design in various fields of electrical and fire engineering since 1973. Brooks are a major supplier of Smoke Alarms throughout Australia and New Zealand and are Guide Dogs’ preferred supplier for our Specialised Smoke Alarm Program.
Brooks proudly sponsor Guide Dogs’ Hearing Resources Room, and is currently sponsoring the Hearing Services Team at Guide Dogs to provide portable audiometers and otoscopes for ear health and hearing assessments in isolated communities. They are also proud sponsors of the D Litter.
Thanks to our supporters with a Beyond Bank Community Reward Account, we raised over $5000 in 2014, to help people and children living with disability. The Community Reward Account is another way for Guide Dogs SA/NT supporters to help us raise funds, simply by saving. The more you save, the more Beyond Bank will provide back to us, at no cost to you. It's a great incentive to save for something special, you'll get a great interest rate and at the same time you'll be supporting our cause. To find out more about Beyond Bank Community Reward Account visit beyondbank.com.au, call 132585 or drop into your nearest Beyond Bank branch.
Longview is a stunning family owned Australian vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. They are a generous supporter of our events.
Today Maughan Thiem is the oldest Ford dealer trading in Adelaide and is Guide Dogs chosen car dealer.
The Port Adelaide Football Club is South Australia’s oldest and Australia’s most successful senior football club, established in 1870. It plays in the Australian Football League, SANFL and SA Women’s Football League.
The club generously support Guide Dogs with the provision of a player ambassador and player appearances, signed auction items, AFL match recognition, and media assistance in the lead-up to significant events.
Redline Plumbing and Leak Detection are fully licenced master plumbers and gasfitters who perform all types of residential and commercial plumbing and gas work, specialising in water and gas leak detection. Redline Plumbing and Leak Detection is a proud sponsor and supporter of Guide Dogs.
The Booze Brothers Staff Charitable Fund was formed after the serious illness of a member of the staff. Funds were raised initially to assist in his recovery and ongoing support of his education. From this, staff approached management with a view to have an ongoing commitment to charity.
This support is now far reaching, including their long term and generous support of Guide Dogs.
Adelaide Airport is the major gateway to South Australia and services international, domestic and regional flights. Adelaide Airport views their relationships with the local community as an integral part of successfully operating a growing domestic and international airport. Their Community Investment Program is making a difference to the lives of people connected to the organisations they support.
Adelaide Airport is proud to be a Bronze Paw supporter of Guide Dogs.
General sponsors & supporters
- Entertainment Books
- Adelaide Animal Emergency Centre
- Entrée Recruitment
- RACV Salary Solutions
- Australian Executor Trustees
- Haigh’s Chocolates