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“First Republic’s tax-exempt financing helped make our new student residence a reality. They have been a great partner to us.”

Guide Dogs for the Blind | Northern California, North Bay/Wine Country Clients of First Republic Bank Since '11

Guide Dogs for the Blind, the largest guide dog school in North America, began in 1942 to help wounded servicemen returning from World War II who had lost their vision. An industry leader, Guide Dogs for the Blind has two campuses to serve the blind and visually impaired and has graduated over 14,000 teams. First Republic is proud to work with the nonprofit and recently financed their new student residence in Northern California.

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Jane Flower, Outreach Manager
Bob Burke, Board Chair (pictured with Blessing, Guide Dog in Training)