|By Marketwired .||
|January 24, 2013 03:41 PM EST||
LA JOLLA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/13 -- Continuing its tradition of giving back to the community, Farmers executives and volunteers will deliver 500 backpacks filled with food and necessities to the children and families of Doris Miller Elementary school, near Camp Pendleton in San Diego.
"As huge supporters of education, Farmers is proud to be able to help these students and families," said Farmers Insurance Vice President of Sponsorships, Charles Browning. "We know the potential of these children, and we are proud to support them as they achieve better attendance, test scores, better reading skills, a positive attitude and improved health."
PGA Tour player Justin Rose and his wife Kate first brought the idea of partnering with Blessings in a Backpack to Farmers attention in 2011. This year Farmers celebrates its third year of our commitment to Doris Miller Elementary."
According to Doris Miller Principal Stacy Jones, 98 percent of students have a parent on active military duty. "In some cases, mom and dad are both deployed and a child is living with the grandparent," she explains. "We're thankful to Farmers Insurance for helping these families make ends meet."
Blessings in a Backpack Delivery to 500 students.
Doris Miller Elementary School
4343 Shields Street, San Diego, CA 92124
January 25, 2013
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Farmers Executives, Volunteers and PGA Player Family Members
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is a leading U.S. insurer of automobiles, homes and small businesses and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.
Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be. Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Insurance Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.
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