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Trusted Choice and Independent Insurance Agents of NC Fund Wish for Make-A-Wish® Eastern NC


December 16, 2013

Donation will help support annual Season of Wishes® campaign

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (December 16, 2013) —Trusted Choice and the Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) have teamed up with Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina to help grant wishes during the chapter’s annual Season of Wishes campaign. More than 30 wishes representing 19 counties of eastern North Carolina will be granted before the end of the calendar year.  More information detailing how to support the granting of wishes can be found by visiting

The $7,500 donation to Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina is part of a larger commitment, $500,000 in total, from Trusted Choice that will help local chapters throughout the country grant more wishes.  The IIANC will host a reception at their Cary headquarters on Monday, December 16 to honor Fuquay-Varina resident Adam who recently received his wish to attend a New England Patriots football game and meet the team.  

“It is a privilege to partner with Trusted Choice and Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina to help grant the wishes of deserving children in our state. This is a great opportunity for our member agents to come together in support of a worthy cause and give back to their local community,” said Kelley Erstine, IIANC CEO.

“The impact of a wish-come-true is far-reaching. It affects wish kids, families, and entire communities, said Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina President and CEO Kristen Johnson. “We are privileged to have Trusted Choice and the IIANC as a sponsor of wishes in the very communities where their members are actively involved.”

About Trusted Choice
Trusted Choice® was launched by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) and several independent agency companies to highlight the benefits independent agencies and brokerage firms offer consumers—choice of companies, customization of policies and advocacy support. It is the premier consumer brand for independent insurance agents and provides national advertising and other strategic tools to reach consumers.

The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina (IIANC) is a professional trade association representing nearly 1000 independent insurance agencies and branches across the state. IIANC member independent insurance agents represent more than one insurance company, and as a result, can offer clients a wider choice of auto, home, business, life and health coverages while providing valuable guidance and advocacy. The mission of IIANC is to advocate for independent insurance agents and to satisfy the business and professional needs of its members.

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Make-A-Wish® Eastern North Carolina
3809 Computer Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 821-7111
Toll Free (800) 432-9474