Upcoming Meetings & Events
Below you will find a list of our events for the Fall of 2017. We meet on the first Tuesday and third Sunday of every month. An asterisk (*) next to an event indicates a time we will be collecting donations for our ongoing Pennies for Puppies Fundraiser.
Club Meeting: October 15th, 7pm Willard Hall 109*
Relaxation Day: October 20th, 11am-1:30pm Trabant MPRs
Trabant Now ResaRelaxation: October 21st, 9-10pm Trabant MPRs
Halloween Kiosks: October 26th and 27th, 12:30-2:30pm Trabant*
Newark Halloween Parade: October 29th, 3pm George Read Park
Club Meeting: November 7th, 7pm Gore Hall 205*
Sundaes and Puppies: November 16th, 9-10pm Christiana Engagement Center
Club Meeting: December 5th, 7pm Gore Hall 205*
Pennies For Puppies Fundraiser
In 2012, P.R.O.U.D decided to start a Pennies for Puppies fundraiser to help raise money for The Seeing Eye. The Seeing Eye is a philanthropy that receives contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Because all administrative and fundraising expenses are covered by the endowment, every dollar of every donation goes to support the school’s programs. The cost to The Seeing Eye for just one dog/owner partnership is about $68,000. As puppy raisers, the majority of our costs are covered by The Seeing Eye. A blind person only pays $150 for his/her first dog, and $50 for each dog thereafter. The $150 a blind person pays includes their round-trip transportation from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada, room and board during the 20-to-27 day training period at the school, the dog, its initial equipment, the student’s instruction with the dog, and any follow-up services the graduate may need once he/she returns home for the life of the partnership. You may contact any executive board member if you would like more information or want to make a donation.