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Noffsinger Insurance Agencies Announces Western Michigan Charity Drive to Assist Families of Children Fighting Cancer

Noffsinger Insurance Agencies, a privately owned provider of insurance, financial planning, and related services that works with families and business owners throughout the Grand Rapids region, is announcing a local charity event to raise support for research into childhood brain cancer.

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Noffsinger Insurance Agencies, a Grand Rapids firm offering insurance and financial preparation assistance to communities in western Michigan, is launching a regional charity drive to raise awareness of deadly forms of childhood brain cancer and generate donations that will be used to fund research into treatments and cures.

Between 200-400 children each year are diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, a rare, aggressive, and deadly form of brain cancer. DIPG has claimed many lives, including two young local boys named Tommy Ruddy and Chad Carr.

With a less than 1% survival rate, DIPG has historically been considered too volatile for even a simple biopsy, but the Ruddy and Carr families are heading up donation gathering efforts for further research into potential treatments and cures, and Noffsinger Insurance Agencies is joining the fight.

“No child should have to deal with the effects of cancer and we want to increase the chances of recovery and survival by supporting families of children that are diagnosed,” says Mark Noffsinger, owner and agency principle of Noffsinger Insurance Agencies.

The Noffsinger team is assisting the Ruddy and Carr families in gathering local support for the cause through a series of publicity campaigns over email and social media. The firm is also producing a full page cover story on the charity event which will be released in the newest edition of “Our Hometown,” an online local interest magazine published by the firm:

This charity event is only one of many hosted by the Noffsinger Insurance Agencies since the firm became a regional affiliate of the “Agents of Change” charity network. The firm plans to continue to follow through with their commitment to assist regional charities by hosting new charity events on a quarterly basis.

All readers interested in standing with the Noffsinger Insurance team, along with the Ruddy and Carr families, are invited to help make a positive difference and assist DIPG research by following this link and taking action: Details on previous events sponsored by the Noffsinger Insurance Agencies to benefit a wide range of Grand Rapids area charities can be found on the firm’s Community Causes page:

About Noffsinger Insurance Agencies

As a Personal Finance Representative in Grand Rapids, agency owner Mark Noffsinger knows many local families. His knowledge and understanding of the people in his community ensures that clients of Noffsinger Insurance Agencies are provided with an outstanding level of service. Mark and his team look forward to helping families protect the things that are most important – family, home, car and more. Noffsinger Insurance Agencies also offers clients a preparation strategy for achieving their financial goals. To contact an expert at Noffsinger Insurance Agencies, visit or call (616) 538-4200. Se Habla Español.