Leader Dogs for the Blind receives $2 million gift

Rochester-based organization that pairs people, service dogs receives major donation

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:35:52 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 09 2013 07:19:42 PM EST
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ROCHESTER, Mich. -

Rochester-based Leader Dogs for the Blind received two recent donations totaling $2 million.

One of the donors is remaining anonymous and is from the Detroit area.

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The other donation is in the form of a grant from the local Edward T. and Ellen K. Dryer Foundation.

The foundation provides an internship program for graduate-level orientation & mobility (O&M) students.

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The foundation also funds an O&M professional at Leader Dogs for the Blind which allows the organization to increase the number of clients by 30-35 people each year.

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