Author Archive for Julianne Grillo

  1. A Generous Season for Salem Teammates

    Authored by: Deanna Sowers, Operations Each year, our Salem office selects a local charity to give back to during the holiday season. This year we selected the Local Office on Aging, an organization that provides a range of services and information to older adults and those who care for them. In addition to monetary donations, we […]

  2. Help Us Give Back This Holiday Season

    We’re helping spread the joy by giving back to those in need this holiday season. Our Charitable Trust will allocate a $10,000 gift among three worthy nonprofits including Feeding America, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Habitat for Humanity. To help us allocate this year’s donation, please view our holiday card and select one of […]

  3. Let’s “Can” Hunger!

    Authored by: Brian Latimer, Government Risks Our San Antonio-based Government Risks team held a food drive throughout the month of November to benefit the San Antonio Food Bank. This organization helps combat hunger in 16 local Texas communities. In addition to monetary donations, employees contributed items listed on the Food Bank’s “12 Most-Wanted List.” A few […]

  4. Hitting the Links to Help Fight Poverty

    We are always pleased to support those causes that matter to our agency partners. Through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, our Surety Group recently sponsored a hole at a charity golf tournament to benefit Part of the Solution. Our agency partners from Alliant’s New Jersey offices are very involved with this Bronx-based organization, which focuses on […]

  5. Lending a Hand with Industry Mates

    Each fall we look forward to participating in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving (WoG).  This October, members of our Boston and Canton offices teamed up with local industry colleagues to volunteer at the Pine Street Inn. They weren’t afraid to get their hands a little dirty for a good cause, chopping and […]

  6. Plymouth Team Motivates for Twin Cities in Motion

    Authored by: Kayla Clark, Corporate Finance Last Saturday, 13 of our Plymouth-based employees participated in the Twin Cities in Motion 5K Run/Walk on the State Capitol Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. Despite it being a chilly October morning, all who participated enjoyed themselves and either met or exceeded their personal goals! A portion of each racer’s […]

  7. Table Tennis Team Competes for Charity

    Recently, a few of our Boston and Canton, Mass. office members teamed up to participate in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s (IICF) ping-pong fundraiser. Held at Blazing Paddles in Boston, this annual event brings together industry professionals to enjoy a night of table tennis and networking. While they didn’t take home the trophy, their competitive […]

  8. Sundae School

    Authored by: Laura Kenney, Human Resources Recently we held a back-to-school supply donation drive at our Plymouth, Minnesota office. From 350 pens to 89 spiral notebooks, we collected an impressive array – and amount – of items to be donated to the Minneapolis school district. In appreciation of employees’ generous contributions, we held an ice cream […]

  9. Back-to-School Spirit

    Our Boston office recently hosted a back-to-school donation drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers (“The Home”). We were inspired to organize the activity after representatives from The Home, including Development’s Rick Houpt, visited our office. We learned about how this 200-year-old nonprofit impacts the lives of 7,000 children each year through a network […]

  10. Salem Stacks Peanut Butter to Fight Hunger

    Our Salem, Va. team recently held its second annual summertime food drive to benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWVA). During FASWVA’s “Peanut Butter from Heaven” initiative, the office teams up to collect jars of peanut butter. This protein-rich, shelf-stable food is then used to feed those in need. This year they collected 272 jars, an […]