Supporter Highlight: Alison Erbig – Animal Rescue League of Boston

Liberty Mutual’s International Threat Options CFO, Alison Erbig’s relationship with ARL began by pure coincidence as she handed our Boston campus on the best way to work someday. Now, as that relationship surpasses its fifteenth 12 months, ARL continues to profit from her devoted and intentional assist.

Alison grew up with a menagerie of pets, reminiscent of canines, parakeets, hamsters, and fish. She credit her childhood to enjoying a pivotal function in her love for animals. Her husband William, nonetheless, didn’t develop up with pets and was a bit uncomfortable round animals. Fortunately, when he and Alison began courting, her two cats gained him over and his discomfort was love and affection.

In the present day, Alison and William have two daughters and a 14-year-old canine named Newton. Alison says that her ladies are her life’s biggest pleasure and supply of pleasure, and when Alison sees her daughters deal with animals with kindness and compassion, she is aware of she has performed the correct issues as a guardian. The passing of their two cats, Jake and Toby, even helped her daughters study love, loss, and grief, emphasizing to Alison the essential function animals play in kids’s lives.

ARL’s newly launched Humane Schooling program seeks to share these very classes with the world. By partnering with native organizations just like the Boston Public Library, this system goals to create the subsequent era of compassionate animal advocates by way of interactive actions for each kids and adults, centered on subjects associated to animal welfare and care. The purpose is to supply the subsequent era with the instruments to create a greater world for animals and the individuals who love them.

This program – and it’s considerate instructing of kindness and compassion – is significant for Alison. In her phrases: “The one means we are going to finally change the necessity for a company like ARL is to teach a brand new era concerning the significance of animal welfare.”

Alison had been advocating for a program reminiscent of this for a very long time, and says it feels extraordinarily fulfilling to see the fingerprints of her influence with the creation of this program. And we’re so grateful to have form individuals like Alison advocating for and supporting applications like Humane Schooling, serving to to create a greater tomorrow for the way forward for the individuals and animals in Massachusetts and past.

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