Fort Lauderdale Insurance Services Takes Action Against Domestic Violence and Financial Dependence for Local Women

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Fort Lauderdale Insurance Services continues to act on their mission to foster positive change within the community by selecting another group to benefit from the agency’s ongoing community involvement program serving families of greater Fort Lauderdale. The newest phase of the program features a fundraiser in support of local women experiencing domestic violence and the financial dependence that all too often accompanies it.

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We hope to ignite awareness, conversation, and fundraising for our local shelter. Making our community better and stronger is the ultimate goal ...and getting women and their children the help they need to be safe and to thrive...should motivate us all.

Fort Lauderdale Insurance Services has debuted the latest charity campaign in a widely recognized community involvement program serving the families of greater Fort Lauderdale. Turning their attention to domestic violence and the financial dependence which so often accompanies it, the agency hopes to raise community awareness and empower local women. Readers who wish to support safer lives and brighter futures for victims may contribute to the local domestic abuse shelter here.

The statistics are staggering – 1 in every 4 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. And all too often, women hesitate to leave due to financial dependence. With nowhere to go and no way to support themselves and their children, victims remain in dangerously escalating situations. Local shelters are key to providing a safe way out, counseling to aid in healing, life skills training, and educational opportunities which empower women to gain independence and self-sufficiency.

“It’s high time domestic abuse was brought out of the shadows,” said Mike Burke, owner of Fort Lauderdale Insurance Services. “We hope to ignite awareness, conversation, and fundraising for our local shelter. Making our community better and stronger is the ultimate goal of our Community Program, and getting women and their children the help they need to be safe and to thrive is something which should motivate us all.”

Fort Lauderdale Insurance has set a fundraising goal of $500, with the agency itself pledging to donate $10 for every referral they receive for a no obligation insurance quote over the two months the campaign is active. Readers may have a donation to this worthy cause made in their name simply by submitting recommendations of family and friends at http://www.flinsuranceservices.com/Help-Us-End-Domestic-Abuse_16_community_cause.

The agency’s caring team is mobilizing a vigorous email outreach initiative and social media to help spread the word. Additionally, the campaign is featured in this month’s issue of their vibrant community magazine, Our Hometown, which is delivered to thousands of households in greater Fort Lauderdale every month. To enjoy current and archived issues, please visit http://www.flinsuranceservices.com/Our-Hometown-Magazine_39.

The ongoing community involvement program conducted by Fort Lauderdale Insurance invites community members to submit information on groups, families or individuals to be considered for future campaigns at http://www.flinsuranceservices.com/Add-A-Community-Cause_53. To learn about past campaigns and bookmark for future reference, please visit http://www.flinsuranceservices.com/community-cause.

About Fort Lauderdale Insurance & Associates

Fort Lauderdale Insurance Services is an award-winning, full-service insurance provider whose mission is simple: to provide the finest insurance and financial services in the industry while delivering consistently superior service. Mike Burke and his team of caring professionals believe passionately in working to better their community, as well as in protecting all the things which are most important to their clients (their families, homes, cars and more). They also help clients to prepare long-term strategies to enable financial security and success. Their dedicated experts may be reached by calling 954-565-3100. More information on the agency may be found at http://www.flinsuranceservices.com/.

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