Specsavers Mandurah Forum finds reason to run in support of Guide Dogs WA

Specsavers Mandurah Forum staff members Tobi Meakins, Nicole Tollet, Jess Johnson, Olivia Henare and Kirstie Jacob.
Specsavers Mandurah Forum staff members Tobi Meakins, Nicole Tollet, Jess Johnson, Olivia Henare and Kirstie Jacob.

SPECSAVERS Mandurah Forum will get active this month to help Guide Dogs WA provide eyes for the community.

The store will aim to raise $35,000 to fund and train a Guide Dog for a West Australian in need.

The team, who are participating in Run for a Reason on Sunday, will participate in several fundraising activities and hosted a guide dog puppy on Saturday May 5.

Guide Dogs WA community fundraising co-ordinator Lauren Shepherd said she was grateful to the team at Specsavers and the generous support of their customers.

“Their donations will allow us to make a real and meaningful difference to the lives of people who require a Guide Dog to go about everyday life without difficulty,” she said.

Specsavers Mandurah Forum Optometrist Luke Chung and Retail Partner Donna Cawain with one of the guide dogs from Guide Dogs WA.

Specsavers Mandurah Forum store co-owner Donna Cowain said the team were thrilled to give customers the opportunity to help give back to Guide Dogs WA through the Run for a Reason.

“The work Guide Dogs WA does is indispensable for people living with blindness or vision impairment,” she said.

“We will be putting all of our efforts in, both as we fundraise in the lead up, and as we run on the day.”

To support Team Jog for a Dog, visit http://guidedogswa-hbfrun.everydayhero.do.

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