Author Archive for Meredith Paton

  1. 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. […]

  2. 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. […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. OneBeacon in the Kitchen

    Earlier this month, members of our Boston office volunteered at Pine Street Inn in their kitchen! Pine Street Inn is a local homeless shelter that provides services to support those in need. Services include supportive housing, job training and placement, emergency shelter and street outreach. The team began their morning by chopping, cutting and dicing […]

  8. Uniting to Fight Poverty

    On May 16, several members of our OneBeacon Technology Insurance team started their morning by attending the Life Science Cares Impact Breakfast in Cambridge, MA. The fundraiser celebrated the industry’s commitment to end poverty in the greater Boston area. Through uniting the human and financial resources of life science companies and industry leaders, Life Science […]