Joe Schneider Agency Community Program Introduces a New Charity Campaign in Chicago to Help Keep an 18-Year-Old Cancer Patient's Dream Alive of Serving His Country

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Trailing its social responsibility and acting on its alleged mission to act as ‘agents of change’ in the communities where it is inserted, Joe Schneider Agency selects another individual to benefit from their established Community Program in Chicago. 18-year-old Steven Smith will receive the proceeds raised by the agency with the help of outstanding customers, business partners, staff and friends, to help raise the necessary resources to pay for medical bills.

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“As someone who was diagnosed with cancer at the same age as Steven, I understand what he and his family are currently going through. We can truly make an impact in this family's lives."

Joe Schneider Agency debuts the new charity campaign in its recognized Community Program in Chicago, and announces that will direct its efforts to raise funds for a remarkable young man with lymphoma, Steven Smith. The earnings of the campaign will be used to alleviate medical cost while lifting the spirits of this young man determined to beat cancer and fulfill his wish to join the navy. Donations are being accepted through the campaign’s page at http://www.gofundme.com/t32324.

While patiently waiting to start serving his country, Steven Smith, started to feel discomfort in his leg in January. Doctors believed it was bursitis and prescribed him pain medicine. The meds temporarily helped, but Steven could barely walk just days before he was to leave for boot camp on March 26th. A biopsy revealed a tumor in his leg and a biopsy revealed lymphoma. On April 29th, he started a 14 week long chemotherapy process at a Chicago hospital.

“As someone who was diagnosed with cancer at the same age as Steven, I understand what he and his family are currently going through. We can truly make an impact in this family's lives” said Joe Schneider, the Agency’s principal.

Through the agency’s network of customers, business partners, friends, staff and family, the initiative to spread the word about Steven’s need and will also bring awareness about lymphoma. Joe Schneider Insurance Agency will employ its valuable resources and reach out to the community, appealing on behalf of the Smith family, so that the $2,000 goal can be met, and Steven’s dream come true. The campaign will be promoted over the course of the next 45 days, through the agency’s social media channels, email and text message communications, as well as through their monthly magazine, delivered to thousands of households in Chicago, where the agency currently operates. Our Hometown magazine reserves a full page to feature Steven’s story, and other details. The electronic Flipbook version of the current issue can be accessed here: http://www.chicagoinsuranceadvisors.com/Our-Hometown-Magazine_46

Those with a heart for helping the community, and bringing awareness to important subjects such as lymphoma are encouraged to visit http://www.gofundme.com/t32324, and also share the page with friends and family. The agency may acknowledge those who contribute in their monthly magazine.

The Community Program held by Joe Schneider Insurance Agency will continue to highlight and support people in need in their community. Every 60 days, a new campaign will be launched, in collaboration with local non-profits and community members. Through the agency’s website, an open channel is also now open, where individuals can submit information on known families or persons who could use some help – http://www.chicagoinsuranceadvisors.com/Add-Community-Cause_45.

All entries are submitted for review, and the elected worthy causes are properly contacted by a representative of Joe Schneider Agency Community Program. More information regarding past and current campaigns supported by the agency can be found at http://www.chicagoinsuranceadvisors.com/community-cause

About Joe Schneider Agency

Joe Schneider Agency isn't your typical insurance agency. Their foundation is twofold: to provide world-class customer service; and to give back to their community. They are a team of licensed agents who truly share and eagerly adopt the company’s values. The customer is their focus and priority, in individual scale and as integral part of the local community. Every team member gets 3 days throughout the year where they are able to volunteer for the charity of their choice. They also give back through their referral program. For every referral, Joe Schneider Agency will make a $10 donation to the current campaign in their community cause program, and they will throw in a $10 gift card for the referring client, as well. To contact an expert at Joe Schneider Agency, call 312-620-9729.

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