Determined volunteers donned bright orange T-shirts as the sun rose on International Guide Dog Day, moving to the streets to shake Mini Dog collection containers and sold brand new Guide Dog merchandise to the excited passers-by.
Kaylene is excited to Dive for Dogs on 13 May to raise vital funds for the training of Guide Dogs in WA. “It’s an amazing job these dogs do. They change a person’s life, and Guide Dogs WA relies on fundraising to make it happen.”
“It’s easy for us all to take good health and vision for granted. Life is precious and fragile, take notice of others for whom everyday life isn’t so easy and consider how lucky we are. This is a great cause – so get on board!”
“Why jump out of a plane? Well, I have just finished FIFO and I’m in between jobs. When I saw this event I thought why not! I can do this! It has given me a sense of purpose and I like that.”
Not one to shy away from a challenge, Perth Paralympian Jeremy McClure will be celebrating International Guide Dog Day on 26 April by Abseiling down one of the city’s tallest buildings – QV1.