Author Archive for Meredith Paton

  1. It’s Hammer Time!

    Members from our Operations, Surety and Premium Audit teams recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity build in Duxbury, MA. The site is unique for Habitat as there are 6 houses being built simultaneously (vs the traditional one home), with occupancy for the first homes expected in May and June. One group of participants painted […]

  2. Community Giving: 2018 Annual Report

    We are pleased to share our 2018 Charitable Trust Annual Report featuring the sponsored nonprofit organizations and educational institutions in support of our employees and producers. As always, we’re proud of the philanthropic efforts put forth by members of our OneBeacon community. We hope you enjoy!

  3. Helping our First Responders

    Last month, OneBeacon Government Risks’ Sarah Schmitz spent the day with her 4th grade daughter’s Girl Scout Troop at their First Responder Appreciation event for the Maple Plain, MN first responders. Supported by the Trust, items were collected for care packages to provide to their local police force, firefighters, EMTs, etc. The packages included gift […]

  4. Reminder: OneBeacon Scholarships Due April 16!

    The 2019 scholarship application due date is fast approaching! If you are a OneBeacon producer or employee with a high-school senior, they may consider applying for a college scholarship funded by our Charitable Trust! Applying is easy—simply complete the online application by April 16. If you have any questions, please contact our scholarship program administrator, Scholarship Management Services […]

  5. Canton Supports Local Food Pantry

    Our Canton office recently held a food and toiletry drive benefiting the Canton Food Pantry! We are happy to report that over 270 food and toiletry items were collected. These generous donations will be distributed to local families in need. Thank you to all who participated, and as always we appreciate your generosity. Kudos to […]

  6. The Totals Are In: 2018 Community Giving

    Another great year for the OneBeacon Charitable Trust! In 2018, the Trust donated to 108 nonprofits in support of our employees and producer partners. We also sponsored 3 insurance education programs and matched 19 gifts made by our employees to schools.

  7. 2019 Scholarship Program

    For the 16th consecutive year, we will be awarding 16 college scholarships for the upcoming academic year to high-school seniors funded through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. Eight of these $2,000 awards will be available to the children of the brokers, agencies and wholesalers doing business with OneBeacon. The remaining eight awards will be available to […]

  8. Kicking Off 2019 with Giving Back

    Every year around the holiday season, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust donates to organizations around the country that are important to our office’s communities. As part of this year’s holiday donations, our Farmington, CT office donated $2,500 to Foodshare, a Connecticut-based food bank with a vision to increase the amount of food available, while connecting people with […]

  9. Happy Holidays from OneBeacon

    From all of us at OneBeacon, we’re wishing you all a safe and happy holiday! This time of year is all about giving back and spreading joy. In recognition, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust donated $50,000 to nonprofits important to our employees and their communities this holiday season.

  10. San Antonio’s WINGS Fundraiser

    In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month and as an annual tradition, our San Antonio office held mini fundraisers within the office in support of the Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving and Sharing (WINGS) organization. WINGS is a local charity that assists breast cancer patients to bridge the financial gap between the diagnosis and treatment. […]