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What’s Good About Goodbye

What’s Good About Goodbye

I hate endings, but even more, I hate farewells! But I love to learn life’s lessons. Tomorrow, my immediate and extended family will say goodbye to Jeff. After many years of being integral to our family, Jeff ends his official role as my sister’s guide dog. It’s hard...

IGDC Visits the Knesset

IGDC Visits the Knesset

On June 20th, MK Shirley Pinto hosted a group of Israel Guide Dog Centre clients and their guide dogs, together with staff from the Centre, at the Knesset (Israeli Parliament). The purpose of this event was to lobby and show our support for a new law allowing equal...

Completing Ironman Israel

Completing Ironman Israel

In just one day, Boaz’s life changed forever. While sparring with his martial arts partner, a freak accident caused Boaz to lose sight in one eye and gradually in the other. He went from living an active life with a successful career in Israel’s high-tech industry,...

PTSD- The Invisible Injury

PTSD- The Invisible Injury

Until recently, Israeli soldiers and veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) did not feel their needs were adequately addressed by their government. In a country where almost everyone serves in the military, there is still a culture where a man is...

Client Profile: Shaul

Client Profile: Shaul

Shaul went blind at the age of 19 while completing his army service, from a rare form of aggressive glaucoma. “For 24 years, after going blind, I managed with residual vision. About two years ago, there was a deterioration in my vision that changed my life. Until...

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

2021 was our 30th birthday, and we’ve celebrated by chronicling our many accomplishments. Read our Annual Report to learn more about our 2021 clients and the incredible strides they’ve made with their faithful partners. Click to view the annual report PDF

Happy Retirement for Our Dogs

Happy Retirement for Our Dogs

Jeff was Einav’s guide dog for eight years. He became “her eyes, heart, soul and ultimate partner”. When he recently turned 10, it was time for him to retire – a time of mixed emotions which Liat, Einav’s sister, shared with us. “I hate endings, but even more, I hate...