State Farm Agent, Erik LaChance, Raises Money for Local Animal Shelter

Erik LaChance, a State Farm agent in Albany, NY raised money for Out of the Pits, a local rescue organization aimed at rehabilitating and educating the public on the Pit Bull breed.

In the month of August, the Erik LaChance State Farm Agency hosted an online fundraiser for Out of the Pits in order to raise money for a local animal shelter, as well as highlight the agency’s non-discriminatory policy. During the social media blitz, the Erik LaChance agency donated $1 for every Facebook ‘like’ earned during the promotion.

As a result, the agency raised $500 for Out of the Pits and will be attending their Fourth Annual Pit Bull Awareness Day on October 1st at the Brunswick Community Center in Troy, NY.

“Our agency is proud to be associated with a company like State Farm that doesn’t discriminate against dog breeds,” explains Erik LaChance, the lead agent. “Obviously, Out of the Pits is an amazing local organization and we felt this campaign would be a great way to initiate a long-term relationship with them.”

“I often refer people to State Farm. It’s great to have an agency that doesn’t discriminate against breeds,” explains Cydney Cross, President, and Founder of Out of the Pits. “Often, we get people who adopt dogs and are dropped by their insurance. That’s when we refer them to State Farm.”

About Out of the Pits
For 22 years, Out of the Pits has been rehabilitating animals and educating the community on the American Pit Bull Terrier. With a team of certified therapy Pit Bulls, Out of the Pits visits dozens of schools in the Capital Region. The organization has rehomed over 3,000 dogs and educated thousands of children on the true nature of the Pit Bull breed.

About the Erik LaChance State Farm Insurance Agency
The LaChance Insurance Agency is one of the fastest growing insurance agencies in the Capital Region. The agency prides itself on its relationship with the community. As a whole, the LaChance agency has worked with a number of non-profit organizations including the Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP) to help the children of the Capital Region.

The LaChance agency offers Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Renters Insurance, Auto Insurance, Homeowners Insurance, and can help you find the insurance that’s right for you. Their mission is to better the lives and futures of our customers and our community, by offering the products and services that best suit their insurance and financial services needs, one relationship at a time.

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Name: Juliet Barney
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Organization: Erik LaChance - State Farm Insurance Agent
Address: 18 Computer Dr E #105 Albany, NY 12205
Phone: 518-275-0300

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