Author Archive for Carmen Duarte

  1. Sunshine and Tee-Times to Support Local Families

    Fortunately, it never rains in California, which means their outdoor charitable fundraisers always draw a crowd. Our Orange County-based partners from Barney and Barney recently hosted their fifth annual Golf Classic, which benefited the Assistance League of Santa Ana and Mariposa Women & Family Center. Golfers from across Southern California came out to support and raise money for […]

  2. Ping-Pong Fever Hits Mile-High City

    Ping-pong match-time recently hit downtown Denver, courtesy of OneBeacon agency partner, the IMA Financial Group. Through their charitable foundation, IMA once again hosted its “Ping Pong on the Plaza” fundraiser. In its ninth year, this event raised over $100k for the IMA Foundation, which generously gives back to the local community. On September 14, OneBeacon’s “Team […]

  3. Foursomes Join the Fight Against T1D

    Sunny Sacramento was recently the host city for a charity golf tournament benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Sponsored by a local marketing agency, this event typically raises over $60,000 from sponsors, donations and auction items, all directed to help fight type 1 diabetes (T1D). OneBeacon volunteered at the event and also fielded two […]

  4. Alumni Reunion – In and Out of the Office!

    The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. boasts a student population representing nearly 60 countries. Well within our Plymouth office you only need to walk down the hall to find UST alumni, who are well-represented in various groups, particularly Finance and Actuarial. However, our colleagues don’t just share an alma mater. This group […]

  5. Plymouth Helps Feed Needy Kids

    Last week, over 50 of our Plymouth teammates spent Tuesday afternoon volunteering at Feed My Starving Children in nearby Chanhassen, MN.  Founded in 1987, this organization hand-packs meals specially formulated for malnourished children, which are shipped to their partners around the world including orphanages, schools, clinics and feeding programs. During their two-hour shift, the group packed food for shipment to […]

  6. Leaning In for a Cause

    On May 20, members of our Technology Insurance team were proud to attend the East Los Angeles Women’s Center’s 40th Anniversary Awards Celebration. They joined 400+ attendees to honor and celebrate those that have ensured a safe haven for abused women. The East LA Women’s Center also provides women and their families with access to […]

  7. OneBeacon Puts AbilityFirst!

    It can be tricky to juggle both volunteering and participating at an event, but that’s just what OneBeacon Technology’s Elizabeth Marazzo did on a recent Saturday morning. The AbilityFirst Stroll & Roll is a fundraiser hosted on the Universal Studios Backlot where participants can run, walk or ride the course while enjoying visits with studio characters. […]

  8. Shaving for a Cause!

    Authored by: Brian Latimer, OneBeacon Government Risks OBGR’s Christina Phelan, her husband Dave (Team Captain), their son Aidan and I along with 4 friends (including one woman!) represented team Dylan Strong in honor of Dylan Vega (soccer mate and friend of Aidan’s) who is currently battling Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is thankfully doing well after a recent […]

  9. Slopes & Coats to Help Needy Kids

    Authored by: Melissa Belgrave, IMU On February 22, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, along with IMU and broker partners Hull & Company and Rockhill, hosted the first annual Northern California Insurance Professionals Ski Day & Coat Drive, benefiting Lilliput Children’s Services.  It was a beautiful ‘bluebird’ day on the slopes with approximately 32 skiers, with a nice […]

  10. Californians for a Cause

    Earlier this month, our International Marine Underwriters (“IMU”) and OneBeacon Technology Insurance teams from southern California were out on the golf course in support of key agency Barney &Barney’s charitable efforts. The agency’s Orange, Cal. location initiated a golf tournament in 2012 to support the local children’s hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit. By partnering with their […]