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Trusted Choice Grants another wish


July 24, 2018


North Liberty

Make-A-Wish® Iowa and Trusted Choice Grant 14-Year-Old

Kaeden’s wish to go to Ireland, to see where his favorite show is filmed.

NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA (July 24, 2018) – Trusted Choice® Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa has teamed up with Make-A-Wish® Iowa to help grant Kaeden’s one true wish. The fourteen-year-old from North Liberty has his wish reveal party tonight. Kaeden will be surprised by his wish granters, family, and Trusted Choice tonight as he learns he will get to go to Ireland to see where his favorite show was filmed later this month. Trusted Choice, Independent Insurance Agents of Iowa and Make-A-Wish® Iowa have worked to grant wishes to help change the lives of Iowa children with critical illnesses.  

Volunteers and Make-A-Wish professionals have worked hard to ensure that Kaeden, his sixteen-year-old brother and parents have the best time in Ireland, as they tour spots where his favorite show was filmed. Thank you to Trusted Choice for helping make this possible!


The sponsorship of Kaeden’s wish is part of a larger commitment, $300,000 in total, from Trusted Choice that will help state Associations throughout the country grant more wishes.

Robert Rusbuldt, Trusted Choice president and Big “I” president & CEO states “Independent agents are there to instill confidence and hope in their clients and customers, and that’s what Make-A-Wish does for so many children. We are proud to help them grant wishes and look forward to helping to enrich these children’s experience with hope, strength and joy.”

"Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, said Chris Voggesser, President of Make-A-Wish Iowa. " We are privileged to continuing partnering with Trusted Choice to sponsor wishes throughout the state of Iowa. Together, we can transform lives, one wish at a time." 

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About Make-A-Wish® Iowa
Make-A-Wish® Iowa creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. The Foundation has granted wishes to more than 3,500 children with critical illnesses since 1987 and currently grants a wish every other day in Iowa.  To find out more, visit  Transform lives, one wish at a time.

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.

About Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Make-A-Wish is the world's leading children's wish-granting organization, serving children in every community in the United States and in 50 countries worldwide. Together, generous donors, supporters, staff and 33,000 volunteers across the U.S., grant a wish every 34 minutes, on average, somewhere in the country. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 285,000 wishes to children in the U.S. and its territories; more than 15,300 in 2016 alone. For more information about Make-A-Wish America, visit

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