What's Involved

You can make a difference

Our dogs are making an extraordinary difference in the lives of people with vision impairment and families of children with autism. Now you can too.

Our Fundraising Volunteers support us by raising funds and awareness which helps us to breed, raise, train, match and care for our dogs. Help us change a life.

You can raise funds:

Support is needed all over the country and every effort is very much appreciated. Join our community today!

"My thought is always, what if i lost my sight. Then you're dependent on IGDB to look after you. So, we need to look after them first. I would tell anyone to get involved in fundraising." Philomena Geoghegan, Newbridge Branch

We have over 60 teams of Fundraising Volunteers located all over the country, many through our Branch network. These teams plan and run a variety of fundraising events in their local communities including street collections, shopping centre table sales of gift items, raffle ticket sales, collection box distribution and collection, church gate collections, fun sponsored events and sports, table quizzes, golf classics, dinner dances and much, much more. We are always looking for new ideas.

What are the benefits?
  • Experience of planning a project

  • Opportunity to meet and exceed the goals you set yourself

  • Be part of a dynamic organisation and meet new people

  • Make a difference to an important charity

  • Discover new talents you didn’t know you had

How do I apply?

Complete the Volunteer Application Form here and one of our team will contact you shortly to discuss the options in more detail with you. We would be happy to welcome you to our National Training Centre for a look around, cup of tea and a chat.

Luke & Kain

Luke is still non-verbal but when I see him smiling down at Kain it shows me he doesn’t need words to express how happy he is.

Kim & Jango

Meeting Jango was one of the best moments of my life. He’s a beautiful big cuddly dog with the personality to match. From the moment I met him I knew we were going to be best buddies.

Shauna & Esme

When I needed a hand, I found a paw.

Conor & Quelda

When Conor is with Quelda he smiles and is comfortable being out and about which is such an amazing gift – we never leave home without her. She has changed all of our lives.

Aran & Buttons

Being a Guide Dog Owner is such a privilege and positive experience. Buttons has enhanced my life in so many ways and I will always be grateful for that.

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