Designers Insurance Agency Announces Charity Drive to Provide a Second Chance for Troubled Teens in the Fairfax County Area

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Designers Insurance Agency, a comprehensive provider of insurance, financial consulting, and related services that serves communities in northeastern Virginia and DC, is embarking on a regional charity effort in conjunction with the Second Story organization to assist at risk young people

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Our community is in need of some TLC. 1 in 11 youths under 18 in Fairfax County live in poverty, with 1,059 homeless, 32% of which are under 18, it is time we help out. We know how hard life can be and want to do our part in changing the world

Designers Insurance Agency, a family managed firm offering insurance management and financial planning assistance to residents of the greater Washington DC region, is working in cooperation with the Second Story organization in a charity drive to offer assistance to at risk teens in northern Virginia.

Formerly known as the Alternative House, the Second Story group has been operating a shelter for teens in crisis since 1972. In addition to temporary housing, Second Story provides young people and their family members with access to runaway programs, group counseling, homeless aid, and assistance for young mothers.

“Our community is in need of some TLC. 1 in 11 youths under 18 in Fairfax County live in poverty, with 1,059 homeless, 32% of which are under 18, it is time we help out. We know how hard life can be and want to do our part in changing the world,” says Wally Arcayan, founder and chief executive of Designers Insurance Agency.

To build local support for the extended charity drive and help share information about the Second Story organization, Arcayan and his team have established a growing online following over email and social media. More support is expected to roll in pending the release of a new cover article on the charity drive which will be published in the newest issue of “Our Hometown,” a monthly regional webzine hosted by the Designers Insurance team: http://www.designersinsuranceagency.com/Our-Hometown-Magazine_44.

Designers Insurance Agency is one of the oldest and most active affiliates of a national charity support coalition called “Agents of Change.” As committed members of this group, Arcayan and his team look forward to assisting even more DC area charities at the rate of one new charity every other month.

For all those interested in joining Designers Insurance Agency and the Second Story organization as they work to assist troubled teens in the DC area, the following page offers more information on how to get involved: http://www.designersinsuranceagency.com/A-Second-Chance-to-Our-Local-Teens_33_community_cause. A full roster of all previous charity engagements sponsored by the Designers Insurance team is available for review on the agency’s Community Causes listing: http://www.designersinsuranceagency.com/community-cause?page=1.

About Designers Insurance Agency

Designers Insurance Agency has been serving the Fairfax, Gainesville and Herndon area for over 20 years.
Wally Arcayan, owner of Designers Insurance Agency, values the opportunity to guide customers through the many options within the industry, ensuring the best selections for their financial future. Having received the Allstate Financial Leader Award and Honor Ring for 12 years, Wally Arcayan and his staff focus on providing the highest standards of service at all times and in every situation. More information about Designers Insurance Agency can be found at http://designersinsuranceagency.com. To contact an expert at Designers Insurance Agency, call (703) 385.0440.

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