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League for Animals & People of the Summit
Helping families with companion animals in Blue River, Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Heeney, Keystone, Montezuma & Silverthorne since 1990

Providing financial assistance to low-income families with veterinary bills and reducing pet overpopulation through spay/neuter programs
Please email LAPS@colorado.net with any questions

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LAPS greatly appreciates your tax deductible membership

Please join LAPS and donate yearly membership by filling out the LAPS membership form and then bringing it to our next fundraiser or mail with a check. Subscription can be paid automatically annually with credit card if you have a PayPal account (see below). Everyone is encouraged to participate in LAPS by attending or volunteering at one of our many annual dog-friendly charity events. With only one dog park in Summit County, these dog-friendly community gatherings are especially important for socializing our loyal companions. League for Animals and People of the Summit has been proudly serving Summit County, Colorado since 1990 as a registered 501-C3 non-profit EIN #84-1157625. LAPS raises funds to support a variety of assistance programs for companion animals of low income families living or working in Summit County, Colorado. LAPS is not part of the Summit County Animal Shelter, but we do subsidize their spay/neuter program with a generous annual grant from The Summit Foundation. LAPS also sponsors a discount voucher program with our local veterinary offices for spay/neuter for any income level. Applications for financial assistance or discount spay/neuter vouchers can be picked up at your vet or the Summit County Animal Shelter in Frisco. Funds for LAPS programs are raised through public grants, tax-deductible memberships, companion remembrances, special events, and always very generous donations from our wonderful local business community.

LAPS programs supported by your generous donations
Adopted shelter animal spay/neuter & medical/surgical assistance
Local veterinary discount spay/neuter vouchers for any income
Low income medical assistance grants for companion animals
Cheyenne Fund dedicated for pets with life-shortening illness
Chappy Fund dedicated financial assistance for abused pets

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LAPS does not have ANY paid staff members... just a very dedicated board of directors, some fantastic fundraisers, and many loyal event volunteers. LAPS does not spend any of your generous donation on advertising, office space, computers and printers, phone lines, internet connections, or salaries. Advertising is donated by local media outlets and volunteer board members use their own personal equipment and donate all transportation costs. LAPS prides itself on extremely low overhead for insurance, event permits, and paper supplies. Nearly 100% of your generous donation will always be invested directly back into our community for the benefit of companion animals in need. "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mahatma Gandhi. LAPS needs Board Members! We can always use motivated civic-minded citizens willing to dedicate the time and energy necessary to promote community welfare while helping LAPS organize events and process charity grant requests. If you are interested in making a long-term commitment, please email us at LAPS@colorado.net and join our mission to care for Summit County companion animals in need. "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."

LAPS welcomes tax deductible donations for companion memorials and family remembrances
PayPal account in not required to make LAPS donations

LAPS programs supported by your generous donations
Adopted shelter animal spay/neuter & medical/surgical assistance
Local veterinary discount spay/neuter vouchers for any income
Low income medical assistance grants for companion animals
Cheyenne Fund dedicated for pets with life-shortening illness
Chappy Fund dedicated financial assistance for abused pets

LAPS membership form for return with first year donation check, not needed with PayPal subscription
from annual LAPS membership payment

LAPS Membership

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If you shop with City Market or Krogers... please support LAPS (at no cost to you) by directing your Rewards Program card to benefit League for Animals and People of the Summit. At no charge to you, they will donate a percentage of sales to a charity of your choice. City Market Rewards Program and then select 'Enroll Now' to log-in or create an account and assign your donations. LAPS traditionally receives about $800 a year from this generous corporate charity program. All you have to do is sign up and then use your City Market discount card when shopping.

Special thanks goes out to The Mountain Flying Fish in Breckenridge for their continuous donations from daily specials. Please stop by to enjoy their delicious sushi and seafood and say Hello from LAPS!


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WELCOME to our meetings!
LAPS meets at 5:30 pm on the third Thursday of each month at Abbey's Coffee in Frisco on Main Street next to BackCountry Brewery.
Join us as a board member of LAPS or just come to the meeting to get aquainted. Please email LAPS@colorado.net before attending a meeting to confirm it has not been re-scheduled. Please join us for some furry family fun, great socializing dog-friendly events and our fundraisers that support less fortunate local pets. Energetic, involved people are always needed to serve as board members and help with special events around Summit County.

LAPS is championing the installation of permanent Dog Parks throughout Summit County. Citizens are needed to join committees and attend local government meetings to actively lobby for dog parks in every town.

Please join our free NEWSLETTER list by emailing LAPS@colorado.net. We no longer print and mail a membership newsletter, but we can include you on our email list to stay current on LAPS events.

4-Paw Salute to our generous charitable donors and grant organizations!
Summit Foundation, El Pomar, Animal Assistance Foundation, Colorado Grand, Slifer Smith, Frampton Foundation, and all of our town councils in Summit County.

Summit County Animal Shelter
Volunteers needed to help socialize cats, dogs, bunnies, and ferrets awaiting adoption
in Frisco behind the Senior Center open Mon-Sat 9am to 5:30pm at 970-668-3230
American Society for the Prevent of Cruelty to Animals
Animal Poison Control Center with prevention and treatment advice from the ASPCA
BestFriends Animal Society
Exotic animal care tips and 'getting started with a pet' articles from Utah based sanctuary
PetHarbor.com
Easy to search website lists animals awaiting adoption from all over the USA and Canada

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Please email LAPS@colorado.net with any questions or concerns.
Memberships and donations can be mailed to our post office box.

League for Animals and People of the Summit
L.A.P.S.      P.O. Box 2512      Frisco, CO  80443