Last Updated on February 12, 2017 by cassnetwork
ROCHESTER HILLS, MICH. — Midwest Eye Consultants, P.C. and Leader Dogs for the Blind have announced a new sponsorship agreement making Midwest Eye Consultants, P.C. an official corporate partner of Leader Dogs for the Blind.
This agreement pairs Leader Dogs for the Blind, a nonprofit that empowers people who are blind or visually impaired, with Midwest Eye Consultants, who has a strong culture of giving back to their communities. “By partnering with Leader Dogs for the Blind, we can reach out to people who are visually impaired not only in our communities where we practice, but throughout the United States,” said Gregory L. Garner, O.D., President of Midwest Eye Consultants, P.C.
As a corporate sponsor, Midwest Eye Consultants’ 29 primary care practices located throughout the state of Indiana will work with Leader Dogs for the Blind to raise awareness and funds to support the programs that Leader Dog offers to people who suffer from vision loss. In addition, Midwest Eye Consultants pledged a financial commitment to Leader Dog. “Our doctors and staff are passionate about providing excellent eye health care for our patients and realize that the life-changing services offered by Leader Dog allows us to take our care one step further,” said Garner.
“We are extremely excited to partner with Midwest Eye Consultants,” said Susan Daniels, President and CEO of Leader Dogs for the Blind.” Our missions are well aligned and this is a natural fit. Together Midwest Eye and Leader Dog can change the lives of more people.”
About Leader Dogs for the Blind
Rochester Hills, Mich.-based Leader Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit organization that has been providing independent travel to people who are blind through the use of Leader Dogs since its founding in 1939. Over the years, Leader Dogs for the Blind has provided independent mobility to more than 15,000 individuals. The services of the organization are provided free of charge. The organization also provides training for orientation and mobility, pedestrian GPS and a summer camp for teens. For more information on Leader Dogs for the Blind, call (888) 777-5332 or visit www.leaderdog.org
SOURCE: News release from Leader Dogs for the Blind