Press Release – (February 4, 2019), Palmetto, Fla.— Charity Navigator has launched a new weekly blog series, “Top 10 Tuesday” to link the public with charities that meet their rigorous standards for excellence.
In the first such list of 2019, Southeastern Guide Dogs is included among the organizations with the “highest total rating points from Charity Navigator’s most recent evaluations of charities.”
“We are pleased to have Charity Navigator recognize our transformational dogs and the services they provide for those with vision loss and veterans with disabilities,” says Southeastern Guide Dogs CEO Titus Herman. “We are proud to be listed among the exceptional charities that reach their missions with integrity, accountability and transparency.”
About Southeastern Guide Dogs
Southeastern Guide Dogs transforms lives by creating and nurturing extraordinary partnerships between people and dogs. Our organization employs some of the most talented and innovative scientists and trainers in the working-dog industry and operates the most advanced training facilities of any service dog organization in the world. Our experts train guide dogs, service dogs, and skilled companion dogs for people with visual impairments, veterans with disabilities, and children with significant challenges such as vision loss or loss of a parent in the military.
All of Southeastern Guide Dogs’ services—which include selective breeding and expert dog training and conditioning; comprehensive on-campus student instruction; and lifetime alumni support—are provided at no cost to the recipients. We rely 100 percent on private donations and receive no government funding. Southeastern Guide Dogs has the distinction of being dually accredited by the two premier, global accreditation bodies: the International Guide Dog Federation and Assistance Dogs International. Learn more at www.GuideDogs.org.