Wheelers Nonprofit Partner of the Month: AT Children’s Project

At Wheelers Insurance, each employee has the opportunity to choose a nonprofit that is important to them. For the month of October, our wonderful commercial insurance agent Jane, chose the AT Children’s Project. The AT Children’s Project raises money for Ataxia-Telangiectasia which is a progressive disease that is typically diagnosed in early childhood.

Symptoms of A-T can start at a toddler age with wobbling when walking, slurred speech, swallowing problems, or moving of eyes back and forth. It can effect multiple body systems. It knows no gender as it is equally seen in both male and females with the diagnostic rate creeping in at 1 in 100,000 births. The disease can rapidly progress, making it so most need wheelchairs by ten years of age.

Currently, there is no cure for A-T. The only available treatments are to help relieve those affected’s symptoms. The AT Children’s Project consistently raises money for these children and to continue to help them fight.

In October, every referral we get we give $25 to AT Children’s Project. Remember to refer your friends and family members to us for insurance! You will also be entered into a drawing to win $500. To learn more about our Referral Rewards program click here: www.wheelersinsurance.com/refer

If you would like to donate to this organization monthly, please click here.