Canine Comapnions for Independence Graduation Ceremony


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A graduation ceremony for Canine Companions for Independence was held recently for nonprofit and volunteer puppy raisers. The dogs will be whole-heartedly given to 10 people needing service dogs such as the handicapped.

Canine Companions for Independence have been the oldest and largest nonprofit organization that provides trained service dogs to handicapped children, adults and veterans for free.


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Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work

Federal Programs Related to - Organizational Development & Training

Programs that provide technical assistance for nonprofit organizations who need management support in areas like board development, facility administration, fiscal administration, grant writing, personnel administration, program planning, development or evaluation, service delivery, volunteer utilization, or public relations. Community-Based Organizational Support; Community Service Clubs Management; Kiwanis Club Support; Men's Service Clubs Management; Nonprofit Management; Nonprofit Organization Development; Women's Service Clubs Management


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