SOURCE: Farmers Insurance Group

June 06, 2007 18:24 ET

Farmers Insurance Group to Discuss "Be a Hero for Babies Day" Live on

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - June 6, 2007) - Paul N. Hopkins, CEO of Farmers Insurance Group of Companies, will be featured live on Market News First ( on June 7, 2007 at 4:30PM CDT.

Mr. Hopkins will discuss the company's "Be a Hero for Babies Day" campaign to raise a record-breaking $2 million dollars, in one day, for the March of Dimes. Farmers Insurance has a goal of raising $4 million for the year.

Farmers' agents' offices across the country and the four thousand agents throughout California will become official March of Dimes repositories for anyone wishing to stop by and make a tax deductible contribution to the March of Dimes cause, saving premature babies and helping their families.

Farmers Insurance started "Be a Hero for Babies Day" last year when Mr. Hopkins challenged Farmers Insurance agents and employees to raise $1 million dollars in one day for the March of Dimes. They responded by raising $1.44 million -- the largest single-day fundraiser in March of Dimes history.

Join Paul Hopkins for this uplifting press conference to announce the results of the March of Dimes campaign on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at 4:30PM CDT at

About Farmers Insurance Group

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the nation's third-largest insurer of automobiles and homes and helps to restore the lives of more than 15 million customers when the unexpected happens. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Farmers Insurance provides homeowners insurance, automobile insurance, business insurance, insurance for recreational products, life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households through a vast network of agents and district managers. Through support of the March of Dimes, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, award-winning educational programs provided free to schools and other safety, civic and arts organizations, Farmers Insurance is committed to making a difference in the communities where its agents, employees and customers live and work. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at


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