Author Archive for Meredith Paton

  1. OneBeacon Donates to Hurricane Dorian Relief

    This past summer, we watched Hurricane Dorian severely impact the Bahamas and southeast regions of the United States.  Consistent with our shared values to being socially responsible, we will be making a $5,000 donation to the American Red Cross’ Dorian Relief fund through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. The donation will be made on behalf of […]

  2. Barney & Barney’s 8th Annual OC Golf Tournament

    Members from Inland Marine, International Marine Underwriters and Technology recently participated in Marsh & McLennan’s Barney & Barney 8th Annual Golf Tournament in Orange County, CA. With support from the Trust, proceeds from the tournament benefited the Family Service Association, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Dana Point 5th Marine Regiment Support Group. The Foundation awarded a […]

  3. Canton’s 7th Annual Basket Raffle

    Our Canton, MA office recently held their 7th annual basket raffle fundraiser event! Eighteen themed baskets were donated by employees and departments. Team OneBeacon opened up their event to other companies within the building to increase funding. Participants bought raffle tickets to throw in for each basket they wanted. And to help increase fundraising efforts, […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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!

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. 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.

  10. 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 […]