Happy Howie’s is happy to announce its partnership with Leader Dogs for the Blind! Happy Howie’s has always encouraged a strong sense of community and are happy to give back to those who need it the most. In a statement from Leader Dogs for the Blind:
“People who are blind or visually impaired endure hardships we can barely imagine. Things that were once routine and taken for granted, suddenly become insurmountable hurdles.
That’s where Leader Dogs for the Blind steps in. From white cane training to matching people with a Leader Dog, we provide the tools and training to reintroduce people to a life of independence, confidence and companionship. It’s a way of living that leads to a new perspective on life.
Blindness Changes Everything. For people who are blind or visually impaired, the loss of sight is only the beginning of a life-changing reality. As the simplest to the most complex everyday tasks become daunting, these individuals often become depressed, anxious and isolated.
Leader Dog is the answer for thousands of people who are in critical need of our services. Because we believe every person deserves equal opportunity for travel and independence, all of our services are provided at no cost, covering expenses for training, room, and board, and travel to our campus from anywhere in North America. It cost our organization over $40,000 per guide dog team and our clients pay absolutely nothing. With support from corporate partners like Happy Howie’s, Inc. we are able to continue to provide all of our services for no cost to any of our clients.”
For more information about Leader Dogs for the Blind, or to see how you can help, please visit www.leaderdog.org. Together we can make a difference!