Community Cause

Our Mission, Our Passion

As Regional Ambassadors for the #AgentsofChange movement here in Nassau County, we want to work with nonprofits by assisting their local efforts to improve the quality of life of the people and animals in our community. Our Team is leading the way and vested with ongoing campaigns matching service animals to people living with disabilities.

We know we can’t do this alone and we need your help.

Partnering with Organizations in Our Community and Beyond!

Here at Petschauer Insurance, it is our mission to ensure the safety and care of all animals, regardless of what the circumstances may be. We see the value our furry friends provide so many people in our area and beyond. From companionship to therapy, to law enforcement, to handicap accessibility; animals such as canines are cherished members of our society and our families.

That’s why we will be working with charities and foundations who share our passion for protecting and training animals. Canine Companions for Independence ( is an organization we wholeheartedly support and does just that!  CCI is committed to raising and training dogs that not only provide assistance to disabled people and veterans, they offer hope and a purpose! We look forward to continuing our support!

Be a Part of this Campaign

To be part of this campaign, all you need to do is invite your close friends, business associates or loved ones to give us a call or send an email for a complimentary review of their insurance policies. We will provide them with a no-obligation quote in addition to more information on our campaign to help those in need. Afterward, we will issue a contribution IN YOUR NAME to a local nonprofit that supports our passion.

Join us

3 Ways To Give Back


1. Get a Quote 

We’ll donate $20 on your behalf when you do!


(516) 419-5050

2. Recommend a Friend

We’ll donate  $20 for each one when they get a no-obligation quote!


3. Donate Directly







Lending A Helping Paw
December 29, 2020

We’re so excited to be supporting such an exceptional organization, like Canine Companions for Independence, that shares our agency’s passion for helping others. CCI is truly creating positive strides to bolster the confidence and independence of people with disabilities. Mary Ashlyn has seen the incredible work of this organization firsthand. Mary works at the Shepard […]

45 Years of Canine Companions for Independence
October 23, 2020

Canine Companions for Independence is celebrating 45 years. Throughout that time, this organization has helped so many veterans, and people living with disabilities and/or limited mobility regain their freedom and independence. This season, we want to encourage you to join our ongoing mission to support this big-hearted organization. You see, whether it’s children, adults, or […]

Ringo the Starr
July 29, 2020

At Petschauer Insurance we are proud to continuously support Canine Companions for Independence! An organization that provides people with disabilities highly trained assistance dogs. Raising and training animals that not only become their owners’ best friends, but oftentimes their eyes, ears, legs, and hands too.  For Steven, his service dog, Ringo, helps him with his […]

Meet Savannah and Zambique!
April 27, 2020

Join our agency in our continued mission to support Canine Companions for Independence! Now more than ever people in our community living with disabilities and/or with limited mobility need help! For the average person, turning on the light switch, doing laundry or simply being able to reach for objects may be something mundane, but for […]

Helpers for Heroes
January 27, 2020

“Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.” Service animals are known for helping their owners who have impaired vision, hearing, or limited mobility. What research suggests and what many people […]

A Story of Hope, A Story of Acceptance, A Story of Unconditional Love
November 12, 2019

Nearly 1 out of 5 people in the U.S. live with a disability. Many who of which face physical barriers to meet their daily needs, such as turning on light switches and carrying groceries. Canine Companions transform the lives of people with disabilities and/or limited mobility by providing highly trained assistance dogs to help with […]

Four-legged Helpers
July 24, 2019

We are so thrilled to contribute to Canine Companions for Independence. Our donation was made possible by the overwhelming support of our clients, friends, partners, and, of course, our amazing Petschauer Insurance team! Thank YOU!

Friends Fur Ever
April 25, 2019

Thanks to our dear customers and friends who helped us raise $620 for CCI. We couldn’t have done it without your support.

Advocating for Animals & People With Disabilities
February 18, 2019

Raised $800! Big shoutout to all of our dear clients and friends who recommended our agency! Thanks to YOU and our all-star team who worked hard and were passionate about this campaign, we were able to support the work being done by Canine Companions for Independence – whose ongoing mission is to train and match service dogs with people with disabilities or in need of emotional support! Thank YOU!  

Forging a Brighter Future for Members of Our Community

$160 Raised