Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Susquehanna Service Dogs is one of 41 organizations participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. Our goal is to raise $20,000—the actual cost of raising and training one service dog.

Service dogs change lives. Beyond performing tasks like picking up objects, finding and retrieving the phone, pulling a manual wheelchair, and alerting to sounds, service dogs open the door to countless opportunities. One mother said, “I can honestly say I have seen more good results from my son and SSD Shamrock being together than I have from any service, treatment, therapy, hospital, doctor, etc.”

There are several ways you can support Susquehanna Service Dogs in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community. You can form a team, raise money, and walk in the Walk on May 18, 2013. Or you can be a virtual walker and make a donation to SSD.

Event Details

When: 
May 18, 2013
On-site registration starts at 7:45 a.m.
5K Walk starts at 9 a.m.
One Mile Fun Walk starts at 9:15 a.m.

Where: 
Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Events, Media & Communications

Join Susquehanna Service Dogs for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community
These eleven service dogs in training are ready to walk! Susquehanna Service Dogs (SSD) is one of 48 organizations participating in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community on May 20 at HACC in Harrisburg, PA. Thanks to Highmark Blue Shield, which underwrites the cost of the walk, all the money raised by SSD’s walkers comes directly to SSD.

Health & Healthcare

The Difference a Service Dog Makes
SSD Diego, a courthouse dog trained by Susquehanna Service Dogs, relieves the anxiety of children at Cumberland County Courthouse in Pennsylvania. A friend of SSD Diego shares a story about the difference Diego made in one young girl's life.

Social Impact & Volunteering

We #WalkforSSD to Give Back

Social Impact & Volunteering

Service Dogs Provide New Freedoms, Responsibilities, Dreams

Social Impact & Volunteering

"How Could I Not Raise a Service Dog?"

Social Impact & Volunteering

I #WalkforSSD to Make a Difference

Social Impact & Volunteering

Why I #WalkforSSD in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

Events, Media & Communications

SSD Vicki's Top 3 Reasons to Join the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

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SSD Fire Has His Sneakers Ready. Do You?

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Walk to Support Susquehanna Service Dogs in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

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