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Ruth Stroup

Rating 5.0
Farmers Insurance Agent in Oakland, CA
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3560 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610

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Phone Numbers

(510) 874-5700(510) 874-5700
(510) 588-4440

Office Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Tue:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wed:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thu:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Evening and Weekend appointments available
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Farmers Insurance Agent in Oakland, CA

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency, Inc
About Me

Rating 5.0

As a lifelong resident of California, I'm proud to serve to Oakland as your local Farmers® agent. I love educating people about how insurance works, and how to make it work for them

I am very involved in the community, supporting local schools including Glenview, Edna Brewer, Oakland Tech High School, Joaquin Miller, Crocker Highlands, Kaiser, Hillcrest, Peralta, Chabot, and Melrose Academy. I am also an active member of the Rotary Club of Oakland providing additional support to Oakland family with service projects, non-profit grants, and youth scholarships.

Whether you're looking for home or fire insurance for that new house or rental, auto insurance for the family car, business insurance to set up that new office or restaurant, life insurance to protect your family, financial services, or more - it's imperative for me that you are well taken care of.

Even if you're located in Berkeley, Albany, Alameda, Emeryville, San Leandro, Castro Valley, El Cerrito, Richmond or beyond, I welcome you to stop by my office which is conveniently located near beautiful Lake Merritt in the Grand Avenue business district of Oakland. I will make the insurance process easy and personalized so that you can rest well knowing you are covered.

When not in the office you can find me walking the lake, shopping at the farmers market, or connecting with locals at fundraisers, festivals and networking events!

Give me a call at (510) 874-5700 and I'll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Languages Spoken: English

Years of Experience

I have over 13 years of experience as a Farmers Insurance agent.


Mills College, 1991 and Culinary Institute of America 1981 and Rio Americano, Sacramento, CA

Neighborhoods Served

Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, Albany, and Piedmont



License Name: Ruth Mary Stroup
CA License #: 0F00956
CA Agency License #: 0M13985

Insurance Products Offered

Business Insurance
*To check background information of this investment professional, visit FINRA BrokerCheck.

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  • Knife Fight Gauntlet

    May 26
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Cookig Competition at the Farmers Market
    1 Broadway, Oakland, Jack London Square at the CUESA Farmers Market
    3rd Annual Event - 3 dates, May 26, June 23, July 28

    Eat Play Events & Catering is showcasing some of the best chef's in the Bay. This year we have 3 chefs for the Jack London District and 2 from everywhere else. Who will survive to compete against our reining Chef Lamont Periman of Montperi Catering? Sterling James of KBLX, Chef Tu David Phu and others will grace our stage over the next few months MCing and getting YOUR vote. That's right, YOU decide who wins!!!!

    Here's how it works and what chef is in line:

    The last Sunday of May and June, 5 chef's will compete to get to the Final Grill (Grills sponsored by G Stacks Smokers & Grills) and compete against Chef Lamont.

    Each chef will have to incorporate the following in to their dish in 30 mins and then you get to taste and decide the outcome.

    Oaktown Spice Shop-mystery spice

    Dashe Cellars/Urban Legend/Old Kan-mystery wine or beer

    Belcampo -mystery protein.

    Representing JLS we have:
    Lev Delany-Chop Bar

    Mario Garcia-Belcampo

    Leilani Baugh-Roux & Vine

    Representing Everywhere Else:

    Reigning Champ Chef Lamont Perriman-Montperi Catering

    Chef Bobby O'Donnell-A La Monde Events, formally at Quince

    Chef Nelson German-AlaMar

    CUESA/Sunday Farmer's Market will provide a beautiful pantry for our chefs to chose from and we will have recipe cards for you to take to the market and create a delicious Sunday Dinner

    This event is free to watch, but, tickets include tasting, judging, the fun swag and some amazing food knowledge you will definitely enjoy.

    DJ Tekneek on the 1's & 2's make for an amazing Sunday.

    Chef Leilani & Chef Bobby are up first, winner will compete against Chef Mario of Belcampo, That winner will move on to June and compete against Chef Lev of Chop Bar, the winner will compete against Chef Nelson of AlaMar and the winner will take on Chef Lamont in July!!!

    Pets & Kids are welcome
    Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency is a sponsor. We'll have a booth so stop by and say hello!
  • Temescal Street Fair

    June 9
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Neighborhood Festival - Stop by our booth and say hello
    Temescal Business District - Oakland. Telegraph Avenue between 41st and 51st Street.
    This year's 16th Annual Temescal Street Fair will be on Sunday, June 9th, 2019. Join us for live music on three stages, great food from popular Temescal eateries and mobile food vendors, craft beer, and scores of artisans at our FREE annual Festival!

    Come see amazing tricks at the Kinetic Arts Center Circus Stage, visit business and community booths, listen to amazing local music, and let the kids go wild a the Fun Zone and Carnival rides.

    Free Valet Bike parking, a block from MacArthur BART.
  • Swim a Mile for Women and Cancer

    October 5 - 6, 2019
    Fundraiser for Women's Cancer Resource Center
    Mills College, 5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA
    2 day event Saturday 10/5/19 AND Sunday 10/7 - from 9am-3pm
    The Swim A Mile is a fun and fabulous annual event whose swimmers raise money for the wide range of FREE programs and services offered by the Women's Cancer Resource Center in Berkeley, CA.

    Hosted by Mills College, it's an all-ages pool party at a beautiful venue, with wonderful food, music and community and, sometimes, costume contests and impromptu dancing.

    Don't think you can swim a mile? Come anyway! You can walk in the shallow end or shorten your distance. Nervous about fundraising? We'll help! Have questions? Email or call 510-809-0203.

    See you at the pool!

    Join the Ruth Stroup Agency swim team and raise money for support local support programs for women battling cancer.

Oakland-Berkeley Association of Realtors

We work closely with realtors in the community, helping their clients when they buy or sell real estate. Ruth has been recognized as "affiliate" of the year - 4 times in the past 10 years.

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Oakland Public Education Fund

Ruth Stroup Insurance Agency sponsored the Ed Fund Team at the Oakland Running Festival. We are so proud to partner with the Ed Fund in supporting our schools.

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Join us at our weekly Thursday lunch meeting, or attend one of our social gatherings.

Rotary Club of Oakalnd

For the last 100-plus years, Rotarians have committed to making Oakland a better place. We are proud of this legacy and continue to put “service above self” through the following ten committees: Service to Seniors, Rotaract (Rotary for young adults), Community Service (multiple projects helping other local non-profits), Enterprise Institute (business camp for teens), HOPE (tutoring program), Interact (Rotary for teens), Kinder Prep (support for Transitional Kindergarten teachers and students), RYLA (teen leadership program) Saroni-Lena Scholarships (for 1st year college students), Speech Contest (teen program).

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Business Network International

BNI is the world's largest referral marketing organization. As a long time member, we've developed deep relationships with other business members in the community, and are always to happy to introduce you and make an introduction. Reach out to Ruth if you would like to attend a meeting

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No two companies are exactly alike. That’s why you can build a customized Farmers business insurance policy with options that provide coverage for your specific needs and challenges. Call me today to learn more.

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As a small business owner myself, I know it's not easy to plan for the future when you factor in the unexpected. A Buy-Sell Agreement funded by a life insurance policy can help reduce the "what ifs" in your mind. Let’s work together on a plan sooner rather than later.

PWS BLI 9/16

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No two companies are exactly alike. That’s why you can build a customized Farmers business insurance policy with options that provide coverage for your specific needs and challenges. Call me today to learn more.

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Recent Reviews for Ruth Stroup

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  • Rating 5.0
    Glad I turned to you and your office for insurance for our new home. The policy you and your staff prepared was timely and professional. Thank you.

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