Author Archive for Meredith Paton

  1. Salem’s Charitable Campaign

    In the last few months, many have experienced catastrophic disasters leaving devastating loss.  Through employee participation and donations, our Salem office hosted multiple fundraising events to help victims rebuild. Not only did employees feel good about contributing to a worthy cause, but they had a fun with their charitable efforts! To kick it off, the […]

  2. A Hole in One for Charity

    In support of our producer partner Barney & Barney, several members from our International Marine Underwriters and Specialty Property teams participated in the 6th Annual Bay Area Barney & Barney Foundation Golf Tournament in Orinda, CA on October 30. With support from the Charitable Trust, OneBeacon was pleased to be a luncheon sponsor for this […]

  3. Chop chop, Boston!

    During the week of October 14, the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) held its annual Week of Giving, an industry-wide volunteer initiative where insurance professionals come together to service their communities and neighborhoods by volunteering. Each fall, OneBeacon always looks forward to participating in IICF’s week-long event. To celebrate this charitable week, members of our Boston […]

  4. Canton’s Winter Warmth Drive

    Earlier this month, our Canton office held a Winter Warmth Drive where employees donated various winter clothing items. Much needed items included: coats, sweaters, gloves, neck warmers, scarves, hats, socks, etc. The drive ran through One Warm Coat, a national non-profit organization that works to provide a warm coat to any person in need, while […]

  5. Plymouth Runs for Twin Cities in Motion

    At the end of September, members of our Plymouth, MN office participated in a 5K Run/Walk together for Twin Cities in Motion (TCM). Twin Cities in Motion is a nonprofit focusing its resources on creating healthy lifestyles for youth through various exercise events and activities. A portion of each racer’s entry fee, along with a […]

  6. Denver Office Hosts Drive for Hurricane Harvey

    Earlier this month, our Denver office joined together and hosted a clothing drive for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Employees were very generous with their donations and the amount of support was wonderful. The donations were dropped off at a local Colorado Red Cross office and shipped to Houston for distribution. Read more on Denver’s […]

  7. It’s That Time…Back to School!

    Summer is coming to an end, which means it’s that time of year again…back to school! The Overland Park, KS office which includes members from Entertainment, Technology, Specialty Property and Inland Marine, all collected school supplies to donate to The Rose Brooks Center in Kansas City.  Rose Brooks Center is a shelter for women and […]

  8. Charitable Trust Donates to Hurricane Harvey Support

    This week, we’ve watched Hurricane Harvey severely impact Houston and surrounding areas. Consistent with our commitment to “doing the right thing,” we will be making a $10,000 donation to the American Red Cross’ Harvey Relief fund through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. The donation will be made on behalf of all OneBeacon employees. We’ve also heard […]

  9. Plymouth Helps Kids in Need

    Last week, over 50 of our Plymouth teammates spent their 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 […]

  10. The Sun, The Moon and The Kids

    On Monday, August 21st, people all over North America gathered outside to experience the celestial event of the solar eclipse. This was the first total solar eclipse visible in the United States in 38 years.  Our Georgia-based Technology team spent the historic moment volunteering at a local elementary school helping local students enjoy the experience. […]