2015 Membership Drive

Submitted by:

Betsy Grenevitch

GDUI Membership Chair


I would like to invite you to join Guide Dog Users, Inc. ((GDUI) for 2015. We are an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) and several of our states have state affiliates. Below are some benefits of joining our great organization.


GDUI  is the leading consumer-driven organization of guide dog handlers in North America. GDUI offers a variety of outstanding membership benefits.

  • A subscription to PawTracks, our flagship audio magazine for members only.
  • Access to the Disaster Assistance and Preparedness Program (DAPP), which provides monetary compensation for active guide dog teams who have been affected by catastrophy.
  • By joining GDUI at the National level your dues also make you a member of ACB.
  • GDUI leads the way by implementing relevant legislative and advocacy agendas focused on the rights of guide and service dog handlers in the United States.


Since 1972, GDUI has provided quality resources for guide dog users. We offer more ways to support our members than ever before. Online support and social media links can be accessed by visiting www.guidedogusersinc.org/ where you can join the announcement list, or by liking us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/GDUInc/

Follow our Twitter feed: @GDUInc

You can also subscribe   to the GDUI Chat list by sending a blank e-mail message to:


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We also try to make sure we can reach all of our members even if they do not have a computer.

Don’t have a computer? Telephonic announcements are ready for you: call(646) 653-1900

Founded in 1972, as an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind (ACB), Guide Dog Users, Inc. strives to promote civil rights and enhance the quality of life for working guide dog teams. Drawing on the experiences and varied knowledge of its members, GDUI provides peer support, advocacy and information to guide dog users in every region of the country.

You not only have the benefits listed above but you can have a positive impact on our organization by being involved in the various committees that meet on a regular basis. We are a member—driven organization and would love to have you join us and become an imntegral part of moving our organization forward.


If you have any questions you can contact me at