Author Archive for Meredith Paton

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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. […]

  6. Another Successful Salem Relay

    There wasn’t a cloud in the sky on May 13th as our Salem office participated in its 14th Relay for Life event! Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path for 24 hours to show support for cancer patients. […]

  7. Peanut Butter & Charity Sandwiches

    For the third year in a row, our Salem, VA office participated in the Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s (FASWVA) 4th annual “Peanut Butter from Heaven” food drive. FASWVA specifically collects peanut butter because of its versatility and nutritional benefit.  The Salem office hoped to slightly exceed its donation from last year, but they far surpassed […]

  8. 2017 OneBeacon Scholarship Winners Announced

    We are thrilled to announce the winners of our 14th annual college scholarship program! Eight of these $2,000 scholarships were awarded to our employees’ children, and eight to our producers’ children. Winners were selected based on criteria including their academic performance, leadership roles and participation in school and community activities. The program is administered by […]

  9. Just Keep Running, Plymouth!

    It was all smiles on a rainy and chilly May morning in Plymouth, MN! Despite the weather, a OneBeacon team participated in the annual Autism 5K at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis last month. No matter speed or ability, anyone could participate in this motivational charity event to benefit Children with Autism Deserve Education (C.A.D.E.), a […]

  10. Canton Gets Creative For Charity

    Another year, another successful fundraiser basket raffle at our Canton office! And the baskets keep getting bigger and better. Several departments participated in the event by creating fun and unique gift baskets. This year had 10 gift basket themes: Red Sox tickets, a Tupperware Basket, a Money Tree (yes, a tree filled with money), a […]