Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind and WestJet team up for ‘gift of flight’ raffle

You can win a return trip for two to any WestJet destinationCanadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has launched a licensed raffle to raise funds for the charity.

The prize has been donated by WestJet which guarantees 100% of the proceeds are directed towards the training of guide dogs. 

Raffle tickets are $20 each and available for purchase by anyone at least 18 years of age in Ontario. There is no maximum to the number of tickets an individual may purchase. A maximum of 705 tickets will be sold in the raffle. Odds of winning are a minimum of 1/705 for each individual ticket sold, if all tickets are sold. Odds of winning increase if tickets are not sold out.

The “Gift of Flight” is valid for any domestic or international destination that WestJet flies to at the time of booking. The winner is responsible for fees, taxes and surcharges. 

Find the complete contest rules and the purchase of tickets online at or by phone at (613) 692-7777.

The draw date is December 28, 2020. The prize is valid until December 28, 2021, so despite the pandemic, it might be worth trying your luck and hope that your destination options may increase next year. Vision loss doesn’t stop due to COVID-19 and neither will the raffle.

Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind was established as a registered charity in 1984. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has provided more than 885 professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired from coast to coast. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind also operates an Assistance Dogs Division, which trains assistance dogs for individuals in the Ottawa area with mobility-related disabilities.

To learn more about Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, visit or phone (613) 692-7777.



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