This afternoon Amy and I went back to visit our friends at Wolf's Crossing Elementary School. We were invited back because the students and staff raised $775 in a month long Change for Change fundraiser to Benefit Canine Companions for Independence. Amy and I were asked to give a 10-minute demonstration of my skills so the students could see what $50,000 (in dog) could do to change the life of a person with a disability.
I was so nervous and excited I was panting and could feel the pads of my feet starting to glisten. I had trouble getting the credit card Amy dropped, up off the floor. The kids thought it was funny and they cheered when I was successful! J I also didn't want to stop tugging the laundry basket when she said to, but I was having fun. We also showed how I could pick up dropped car keys and a piece of paper without putting holes in it.
Wolf's Crossing, we're proud to call you our friends! Thank you for your continued support of us and Canine Companions Here are some ways they may choose to use the money you raised:
$500 pays for transporting puppies to puppy raisers across the country
$200 pays for healthy puppy costs for a pup’s annual check-up
$150 pays for a health screening for a dog entering training
$50 pays for two assistance dogs’ (blue) vests