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Donna Cohen

Donna Cohen

Donna Cohen has been donating to Guide Dogs of America (GDA) since she first learned about the school when she worked at the post office and oversaw the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) beginning in 1996. Read More

David Lawless

David Lawless

Last year, David Lawless went to his bank and asked for advice about where to leave his money. Read More

Barbara Meagher

Barbara Meagher

Barbara Meagher learned about Guide Dogs of America after her beloved dog died, and her vet suggested she contact the school. Read More

Mordechai (Mort) Arditti

Mordechai Arditti

When Mordechai (Mort) Arditti decided it was time to write his trust, he reflected on who should be the beneficiary of his estate and how it would be allocated. Read More

Carol Settimo

Carol Settimo

Carol Settimo was just trying to help a neighbor when she first learned about GDA's mission. She's been giving back ever since. Read More

Bill and Pam McDonald

Bill and Pam McDonald

For GDA Partners in Trust Bill and Pam McDonald, it took only one visit to GDA to know they wanted to offer their financial support to the school. Read More

Patricia "Pat" Custer

Patricia Custer

Even as a young girl, Patricia "Pat" Custer was a dog lover. It was a wonderful surprise when she left her estate of over $1-million to Guide Dogs of America. Those who knew her were well aware of her thriftiness, but all were amazed by the amount she was able to gift GDA. Read More

Kevin and Cindy Cassady (Partners Planning in Advance)

Kevin and Cindy Cassady

Partners in Trust Kevin and Cindy Cassady knew Guide Dogs of America was a special place the first time they attended an Open House on the GDA campus. That first visit led to the couple attending numerous fundraising events for the school. Eventually, they went from fundraising participants to volunteering at the events. Read More

Joleen Janssen

Joleen Janssen

Avid golfer Joleen Janssen first became familiar with Guide Dogs of America when she played in a GDA golf tournament. She won the tournament several times, but it's GDA that came out the big winner when Janssen decided to include GDA in her planned giving and become a Partner in Trust. Read More

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