Shield Insurance Services Joins the Feeding America Organization to Initiate a Charity Drive to Feed Hungry Families in North Carolina

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Shield Insurance Services, a full service insurance company with offices that serve Elizabeth City and the surrounding communities, is launching a joint charity drive with the Feeding America Organization in an effort to feed underprivileged families in North Carolina this holiday season.

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Feeding our children should be our first priority, and this charity drive will ensure that young people in our community have enough to eat.

Shield Insurance Services, a local insurance firm that provides coverage for hundreds of families and businesses in and around Pasquotank County, is joining forces with Feeding America, a national non-profit organization, in an effort to feed hungry and underprivileged families in eastern North Carolina.

The Feeding America Organization reports that since 2010, North Carolina has ranked in the top ten states with the highest per capita number of residents suffering from hunger or food insecurity. Current statistics show that one in four children in North Carolina do not have enough to eat, and this tragic fact has remained unchanged for five years running.

“Feeding our children should be our first priority, and this charity drive will ensure that young people in our community have enough to eat,” says Scott Dashiell, owner of Shield Insurance Services.

To promote the charity drive, Dashiell and the Shield Insurance team are reaching out to nearby families for support by harnessing the power of social media and by utilizing an email awareness campaign directed at local community and business leaders. Shield Insurance will also feature the charity drive in the upcoming edition of their monthly online magazine “Our Hometown,” available for download from this page:

As well as assisting Feeding America in ensuring that children in Pasquotank County receive enough to eat during the holidays, Shield Insurance Services has supported a number of other North Carolina charities over the past few months, and has committed to assisting at least one new local charity every 60 days going forward.

Readers who wish to join Shield Insurance Services and Feeding America during this charity effort are invited to visit the Shield Insurance website and make a donation to the cause from this page: Readers who wish to find out more about the other local charities supported by Shield Insurance Services are invited to bookmark the Shield Community Causes page, located here:

About Shield Insurance Services

As a family owned company, Shield Insurance Services specializes in taking the mystery out of insurance and providing no-nonsense, real-world financial solutions to families and business owners in and around Elizabeth City, NC. Whether you need assistance managing long term financial goals, understanding investments or annuities, or mapping out your insurance needs in a rapidly changing economy, the experts at Shield Insurance Services are ready and waiting to give you the information you need to make the right choice. To speak to a helpful and knowledgeable representative from Shield Insurance Services, browse to or call (252) 338-5821.

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