Sponsors - Contributors

We could not keep making Lara Guide-Dog School Hellas the school it is without the help and the fractual encouragement of our sponsors and partners. A big thanks for their support!

Our Sponsors

Stavros Niarchos Foundation logo The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (www.SNF.org), an international philanthropic organization, makes grants in the areas of arts and culture, education, health and medicine, and social welfare. While prominent in its support of Greek-related initiatives, the Foundation's activities are worldwide in scope. The Foundation funds institutions and projects that exhibit strong leadership and sound management and that have the potential to achieve a broad and lasting impact. We encourage grantees to collaborate, and we work closely with them to monitor their progress. In addition, the Foundation actively seeks to support projects that facilitate the formation of public-private partnerships as effective means for serving public welfare.

We thank you again for your generous sponsorship.
Alpha Bank logo For Alpha Bank, social responsibility is part of the governance and corporate culture developed through a system of values, targets and activities. For them, each individual and the respect of human values are the absolute priority. Together with the efficient management of the financial resources and the modernisation of technology, they constitute the guide for every transaction or communication with staff, customers and shareholders.

We thank you again for your generous sponsorship.
λογότυπο alphavet We would like to thank Alphavet, diagnostic center for animals that provides their services free for our guide-dogs.
the Angel We would like to warmly thank the Angel, a company based in Crete, with handmade creations for kids.
λογότυπο Hill's For Hill's, primary goal is the Healthy Nutrition through solutions adjusted to the particular needs of the cat and the dog. Hill's company is reinforcing the work of our School, providing full material and technical along with financial support for our School. Here you can get information about Hill's ethical approach and priorites.

We thank them!
λογότυπο Σκλαβενίτη The greek Supermarkets Sklavenitis is providing the necessary funds for the School's Headquarters.

We thank you!


λογότυπο ThreeSixty We would like to thank the office of insurances ThreeSixty for the financial and material support that provides us ever since the founding of the School!
λογότυπο Careforpet CareforPet Clinic undertakes in a volunteer manner the veterinary following of all the guide-dogs of our School, throughout all their training period.
λογότυπο Uncle Chronis Addicted tatto collectors, began their journey as Uncle Chronis Tattoo and Body Piercing in 2011, driven by their need to express themselves through the very ancient techniques of body art. Their group consists of experienced and skilled artists, that love the arts of tatoo, body piercing and modification. One of the oldest and most skilfull crews, mastering custom designs, freehand, realistic, cover up, lettering and specializing in projects on body piercing and modification.

Our Collaborators

Collaborating Breeder Angel Driver λογότυπο Angel Driver
European Guide-Dog Federation λογότυπο European Guide-Dog Federation
International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) λογότυπο International Guide Dog Federation
Accountants "Koutas-Kaniadakis" λογιστικό γραφείο Κούτας - Κανιαδάκης ΟΕ
Ohhhmydog λογότυπο ohhhmydog
SEGAS - Athens Athletic Association λογότυπο ΣΕΓΑΣ
Professional Dog Trainers Institute λογότυπο Professional Dog Institute

Special thanks to our contributors

We want to express our appreciation for the generosity in support of all our contributors. Their unselfish commitment is always of use and allowing us to materialise our dream of improving the life and mobility of the blind and visually impaired persons while introducing the Guide-Dog movement in Hellas (Greece). Thank you from all of us:

    • Lara Guide-Dog's School Volunteers:

    • Mr Christos Georgiopoulos, Founder,Vice-President and Financial Manager for Lara Guide-Dog School

      Ms Ioanna-Maria Gertsou, Guide-Dog User, Educational Actions Organisation, Founder and President of Lara Guide-Dog School

      Ms Lia Stoll Stavoravdi, Guide-Dog Instructor, Founder

      Mr Thomas Helbig, Puppy Walker

      Ms Pashalina Kalle, Mobility and Orientation with White Cane Trainer

      Ms Marina Kyrillopoulou, Volunteer

      Ms Katerina Kapasouri, Puppy walker

      Ms Christina Kostarakou, Member of the Board, Responsible for Events, Commercial products and Bazaar

      Ms Despina Malliarou, Volunteer

      Mr George Marchello, Guide-dog User

      Μs Vivi Markatou, Children Illustrator,

      Mr Giussepe Mattei, Member of the Board, Technical Support Coordinator

      Ms Maria Pittara, Puppy Walker

      Ms Vasillis Sourlas, Lawer

      Ms Penny Stoumbou, Puppy Walker, Mobility and Orientation with White Cane Trainer, Responsible for Events, Commercial products and Bazaar

      Ms Sophia Takavakopoulou, Volunteer

    • Ms Anna Arkoulaki, Graphic Designer, Creator of our Logo.

    • 'Stavros Niarchos Foundation', 'Hill's' company's, 'Alpha Bank' and Sklavenitis Super Market staff, that, further to their funding provision they support and help us in each of our steps.