Engagement opportunities

There are many different ways we engage with organisations and corporate supporters. Opportunities include:

By partnering with Guide Dogs, your business will demonstrate your commitment to enabling independence for people in our community living with disability. You will also benefit from our strong brand awareness and trusted reputation.

To partner with one of Australia’s most trusted and iconic brands, please contact Alice Arbuckle, Community Fundraising Coordinator:

Workplace giving

Workplace giving is a simple, effective and secure way for employees to make a regular pre-tax donation directly from their pay.

A workplace giving program is an excellent way to boost employee morale, while achieving your corporate social responsibility goals. There’s also the opportunity to maximise your company’s impact by pledging to match staff donations. Not only will you improve staff participation and engagement, but you’ll demonstrate your company’s commitment to an ethical, inclusive workplace that is driving social change.

Workplace giving helps us continue to deliver our vital services and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

Learn more about supporting Guide Dogs through Workplace Giving

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Boss' Blind Date

Boss’ Blind Date is an immersive fundraising event where South Australia’s top bosses go blindfolded for part of their work day to raise vital funds for Guide Dogs.

The event encourages business leaders across the state to engage their peers, friends and family in sponsoring them as they participate in a range of blindfolded challenges, like leading a team meeting or hosting a corporate lunch.

Boss’ Blind Date is the perfect opportunity for employers looking to promote a diverse and inclusive work environment. The event raises much-needed funds to help us continue changing lives, while also providing business leaders and their colleagues with a rich experience in inclusion, team building and compassion.

Learn more about how you can get involved with Boss’ Blind Date

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National partners

  • Advance

    Advance

    Guide Dogs Australia exclusively uses ADVANCE to rear, feed and our nourish our dogs. We are proud to have partnered with ADVANCE and to have used their high quality Australian-made food since 2004. www.advancepet.com.au

     

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

    Boehringer Ingelheim

    Boehringer Ingelheim provides NexGard, HeartGard Plus and Paragard to protect our dogs from parasites. They also provide core and canine cough vaccinations to ensure our dogs stay healthy and ready to learn. www.boehringer-ingelheim.com.au

  • Coles

    Coles

    Coles supports Guide Dogs Australia through the placement of collection dogs across their national network of supermarkets and the sale of Coles Community Bags. Coles has raised more than $10 million for Guide Dogs Australia since 1982. www.coles.com.au

  • Dimple

    Dimple

    Dimple provides subscription contact lenses delivered to your door so you never run out again. Manufactured here in Australia, their daily lenses offer high quality at an affordable price while supporting Guide Dogs Australia. www.dimplecontacts.com

  • Flybuys

    Flybuys

    Flybuys enables customers to get more rewards while they shop, including the opportunity to convert their Flybuys points into donations to Guide Dogs Australia. www.flybuys.com.au

  • Greenstone Financial Services

    Greenstone Financial Services

    Greenstone Financial Services specialises in the marketing and distribution of insurance products, including Guide Dogs Pet Insurance, which enables customers to protect their pet while supporting Guide Dogs Australia. www.greenstone.com.au

  • IDEXX Laboratories

    IDEXX Laboratories

    IDEXX Laboratories is a global leader in diagnostic solutions for animals, water and food. They support Guide Dogs Australia through complimentary animal pathology services. www.idexx.com.au

  • KONG

    KONG

    KONG Company provide high-quality toys to support the enrichment and development of our dogs through their Guide Dog journeys. www.kongcompany.com

  • PAW by Blackmores

    PAW by Blackmores

    PAW by Blackmores offers a range of natural pet healthcare products that are developed by vets and inspired by nature. Their partnership with Guide Dogs Australia reflects their belief in the importance of healthy, happy companion animals. www.blackmores.com.au

  • PETstock

    PETstock

    PETstock is a 100% Australian, family-owned pet retail business which is proud to provide the best quality pet care products, services and advice. Their charity foundation, PETstock Assist, provides ongoing support to Guide Dogs Australia through dedicated fundraising campaigns. www.petstock.com.au

South Australian partners

  • Animal Emergency & Referral Centre

    Animal Emergency & Referral Centre

    The Adelaide Animal Emergency and Referral Centre (AAERC) provides compassionate critical and emergency care for your companions when your regular vet is unavailable. AAERC provides Guide Dogs with in-kind emergency veterinary care, 24 hour emergency and surgical support, and endless peace of mind. www.aaerc.com.au

  • Adelaide Oval

    Adelaide Oval

    As part of Adelaide Oval’s ongoing contribution to the local community, Guide Dogs SA/NT is provided the opportunity to raise funds and awareness of our work in enhancing community participation and wellbeing for South Australians living with vision impairment, children with autism, and their families. Through a range of partnership benefits Adelaide Oval supports our fundraising activities, client services delivery and brand awareness. www.adelaideoval.com.au

  • Beyond Bank

    Beyond Bank

    Thanks to our supporters with a Beyond Bank Community Reward Account, Beyond Bank generously provides Guide Dogs with close to $10,000 annually to help us continue delivering our essential services to the community. 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 provides 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 learn more, visit beyondbank.com.au, call 13 25 85 or visit your nearest Beyond Bank branch.

  • Booze Brothers Staff Charitable Fund

    Booze Brothers Staff Charitable Fund

    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. www.boozebrotherscharity.com.au

  • Copyworld

    Copyworld

    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 several Guide Dogs through their puppy journey. Their support enables us to continue to train and raise Guide Dogs to change the lives of people living with disability. www.copyworld.com.au

  • OTRGive

    OTRGive

    OTRGive is an ongoing donation program from OTR to the community. As a partner of OTRGive, Guide Dogs SA/NT has received over $10,000 over the last 2 years. These funds enable young people with vision impairment to attend the Life Skills Camp program – a week-long camp that allows young people with vision impairment to connect with one another, learn practical skills for their future, and gain access to further services. The experience and confidence attained through this program provides children and adolescents with the independence needed to transition into adulthood.

  • Patrick of Coonawarra

    Patrick of Coonawarra

    Patrick of Coonawarra have partnered with Guide Dogs SA/NT over the last 3 years helping to create a community-minded network; leveraging the distinguished and reputable Patrick Wines brand through blindfolded tastings, activations and other promotional and fundraising opportunities. www.patrickofcoonawarra.com

  • Salmon Studio

    Salmon Studio

    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 have also sponsored puppies-in-training Sonic, Winter, and Polar. www.salmonstudio.com.au

  • Specsavers Community Program

    Specsavers Community Program

    Specsavers supports Guide Dogs SA/NT through cash donations derived from its Specsavers Community Program conducted in 26 participating Specsavers stores in South Australia. www.specsavers.com.au