Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. Animal Lovers Dance the Night Away!

    Below is a guest blog post authored by OneBeacon’s Kristin Chisholm On March 25th I hosted a sock hop at the Avon (Massachusetts) VFW to raise money for an organization I am involved with – the Animal Rescue League of Boston (“ARL”).  About 60 people came to the event including current and former OneBeacon employees.  […]

  3. A Look Back: 2016 Community Giving

    The totals are in! Last year, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust donated to 126 nonprofits in support of our employees and producers partners. We also sponsored 4 insurance education programs and matched 28 gifts our employees made to schools. We’re proud of the generous spirit continually demonstrated by members of our community and glad to be […]

  4. Spreading Holiday Cheer to Those Who Are Near

    The holiday season is one of giving, and that has truly been the case with OneBeacon offices across the country. Employees from Phoenix to Boston teamed up to support local nonprofit organizations that mean the most to them. In addition to  employee efforts, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust has donated over $50,000 in support of various nonprofits […]

  5. Let’s “Can” Hunger!

    Authored by: Brian Latimer, Government Risks Our San Antonio-based Government Risks team held a food drive throughout the month of November to benefit the San Antonio Food Bank. This organization helps combat hunger in 16 local Texas communities. In addition to monetary donations, employees contributed items listed on the Food Bank’s “12 Most-Wanted List.” A few […]

  6. A Thankful Food Drive

    The Farmington, CT office recently held a fun and competitive food drive to support FoodShare. FoodShare is an organization that helps feed more than 137,000 people in Hartford and Tolland counties. Employees were invited, either individually or as a team, to decorate a work station with reasons why they are thankful. Then, their office mates […]

  7. A Little Fall Refresh

    The OneBeacon Architects & Engineers team recently participated in its  annual volunteer day at South Park Inn’s Plimpton House in Hartford, CT. This group has volunteered together for the past six years, with the last four at this facility.  South Park Inn’s mission is to assist homeless people to improve their life situation by providing temporary […]

  8. Lending a Hand with Industry Mates

    Each fall we look forward to participating in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Week of Giving (WoG).  This October, members of our Boston and Canton offices teamed up with local industry colleagues to volunteer at the Pine Street Inn. They weren’t afraid to get their hands a little dirty for a good cause, chopping and […]

  9. Plymouth Team Motivates for Twin Cities in Motion

    Authored by: Kayla Clark, Corporate Finance Last Saturday, 13 of our Plymouth-based employees participated in the Twin Cities in Motion 5K Run/Walk on the State Capitol Grounds in St. Paul, Minn. Despite it being a chilly October morning, all who participated enjoyed themselves and either met or exceeded their personal goals! A portion of each racer’s […]

  10. Back-to-School Spirit

    Our Boston office recently hosted a back-to-school donation drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers (“The Home”). We were inspired to organize the activity after representatives from The Home, including Development’s Rick Houpt, visited our office. We learned about how this 200-year-old nonprofit impacts the lives of 7,000 children each year through a network […]