Service Paws Of Central PA

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Service Paws of Central Pennsylvania (SPCP) our mission: “Supporting Service Dogs and Those They Serve”.

The SPCP was established in November of 2011 by Ms. Leslie Kelly.

Ms. Kelly, is a resident of Altoona, PA and is a Service Animal user herself.  Ms. Kelly is Deaf and “Nokie” is a Hearing Dog that was trained by the organization, Susquehanna Service Dogs, Located in Harrisburg, PA.

SPCP is a non-profit, non-residential, community based agency that consists of an advisory board of 15 members and they are volunteers. SPCP was derived with the goal of helping individuals financially, obtain a Service or Assistance Animal and to help defray veterinary costs for those that currently use a service dog.

SPCP is able to provide these services to approved individuals through fundraising event, monetary donations from the public and redemption of aluminum soda/beer can tabs. Service Paws of Central Pennsylvania’s goal is to educate the public on how these remarkable companions serve and assist their human partners in need.


To attend our 2nd Annual, "You Lucky Dog" Luncheon Fundraising Event! There are a ton of good eats donated from various restaurants in Altoona and live entertainment by: Greg Burley! All proceeds from this event will be donated to SPCP to help raise funds towards our mission of helping Service Animals and their families with emergency medical assistance or towards the cost of obtaining a service animal.
Event Date: Sunday, March 9th
Location: Unter Uns Society, 1407 Van Buren Ave, Altoona
Tickets-$8.00 each
Tickets can be purchased at the following venues:
Furrer Beverage, Union Avenue Tax Shelter, Postal Express on Union Avenue, at the door of the event or by contacting Amy at 814-312-2226

Food offered and donated by the following:
Outback Steakhouse Carrot Cake
The Grape Leaf Italian Wedding Soup
Marzoni's Tomato Basil Bisque Soup
Longhorn Steakhouse Broccoli Asiago Soup
Texas Roadhouse Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Front St. Deli Pasta Salad
Tim's American Café Sub Sandwiches
Randy Vegetable Soup
Hoss's Mac & Cheese
Big Mouth Subs Sub Sandwiches
Mike's Court 20 Roast Beef Sandwiches
Eat & Park Potato Soup