The Regatta team ; Aine, Gavin, Pamela, Brian, Siobhan and Rebecca with Guide Dog puppy in training Wanda at Irish Guide Dogs HQ

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with Regatta Great Outdoors and sponsorship of Puppy in Training Wanda in her first year of training.

This sponsorship covers the dogs important first year of training where they begin their journey to provide life changing services.

Speaking at the announcement, our CEO Padraig Mallon said; “It is only through the generosity of the public and the support from companies such as Regatta Great Outdoors that we are able to help families of children with autism and those with impaired vision achieve independence and mobility. 85% of our income comes from fundraising and donations from the public and our partnership with Regatta means we can provide a future for a family of a child with autism or person with visual impairment achieve independence. We thank Regatta for their very generous investment and continued support

Irish Director of Regatta Great Outdoors, Brian Fox, added; “We are delighted to be involved with the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind and look forward to watching our puppy as she grows and works towards becoming a fully-fledged Guide or Assistance Dog, in turn providing life changing services to families and individuals”.

As part of the sponsorship Regatta are providing much needed clothing for the fundraising team, keeping them warm and dry while they fulfil the various jobs, including fundraising, dog walking and events!

Members of the Fundraising Team with their new Regatta Jackets – Standing: Lynda, Julie Ann, Stephanie, Alison, Tom
Kneeling – Anne Burns, Katie with Ambassador Dogs Ozzie & Jodie

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