At Sunnies, we not only want to provide our customers with the best sunglasses that are fun and protective, but we also want to make sure we are giving back.  We would like to introduce you to one of our favorite non-profit organizations, Canine Companions.

Little girl in a hospital with a service dog from Canine Companions

As the leader of the service dog industry, Canine Companions enhances independence for children, adults and veterans with disabilities through expertly trained service dogs. With their cutting-edge research and training programs, they are working toward an industry-wide goal of providing service dogs to all eligible applicants and reducing wait times for individuals who would benefit from a service dog. 

This organization is near and dear to the Sunnies Team. Our co-founder, Kim, has a release dog, named Katara from Canine Companions and is a regional board member.  Katara is an amazing dog - sweet, loves kids, other dogs, pretty much anyone, and she has fit perfectly into Kim’s family.  She loves to be included and is always riding in the car during carpool and errands.  

To help support their mission, Sunnies will be donating a portion of all online sales back to Canine Companions!

 A photograph of puppies from canine companions

About Canine Companions:

Canine Companions is leading the industry and providing service dogs to adults, children and veterans with disabilities and facility dogs to professionals working in healthcare, criminal justice and educational settings. Our dogs and all follow-up services are provided at no cost to our clients. Independence shouldn’t be limited to those who look or live a certain way. Disability reaches all races, classes and backgrounds, and Canine Companions will too. Clients come to Canine Companions because of our reputation, the quality of our dogs, the experience of our training staff and the desire to lead life with greater independence. We are committed to providing services to all qualified clients.

To learn more about Canine Companions click on the link below!


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