Good Dog Autism Named "2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit" by Greatnonprofits

Fallbrook, CA, October 22, 2017 --( Good Dog Autism Companions announced today it has been named a “2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.

Good Dog Autism Companions provides autism service dogs to children and families nationwide, resulting in a variety of life-enhancing benefits, the biggest being that with their service dog by their side they are able to engage with their communities more easily resulting in less isolation for both children and families.

“We are honored to be named a 2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit,” says Laura Sylvester, executive director and co-founder. “We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including placing 10 autism service dogs, helping hundreds of parents understand the autism service dog arena and introducing hundreds of children to the unconditional love of our service dogs in training.”

The Top-Rated Nonprofit Award is the based on the rating and number of reviews that nonprofit organizations received from volunteers, donors and aid recipients.

“I don’t think I will ever stop being amazed at how Good Dog! Charlie's presence has changed our home and Cade’s life for the better,” wrote Amanda B. in an GreatNonprofits review of Good Dog Autism Companions. “She brightens our entire home and her love for Cade is just incredible. Watching her watch him makes my heart full. She is truly the missing puzzle piece to our family. Good Dog! Autism Companions offers endless support throughout the entire process of being matched with your child's forever friend and their training and bonding course is simply phenomenal. The week I spent in California training with Charlie and the team was a life changing experience for me. Their support continues after your Good Dog! comes home. This organization truly changes the lives of autism families!”

“Good Dog Autism Companions is a great example of a nonprofit making a real difference in their community,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “Their award is well-deserved recognition not only of their work, but the tremendous support they receive, as shown by the many outstanding reviews they have received from people who have direct experience working with this group.”

GreatNonprofits is the leading website where people share stories about their personal experiences on more than 1.2 million charities and nonprofits. The GreatNonprofits Top-Rated Awards are the only awards for nonprofits determined by those who have direct experience with the charities – as donors, volunteers and recipients of aid.

The complete list of 2017 Top Rated Nonprofits can be found at:
Good Dog Autism Companions
Kimberly Bordonaro
Leonard Lee
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