Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. Stepping it up for healthy kids!

    Winter means hibernation for some, but not everyone, particularly the McCarthy household, where preparations are already underway for the annual Walk for Children’s Hospital scheduled for late spring. Since 2003, Associate General Counsel Ginny McCarthy has participated in this fund-raiser. Coincidentally, the first walk occurred just five weeks after Ginny’s then six-year old son Will had […]

  2. Teamwork, teamwork, that’s what counts!

    OneBeacon’s Accident & Health staff works very closely to manage their business day to day. But did you know that they also work as a team on behalf a national nonprofit, both as volunteers and as financial supporters?  The Boomer Esiason Foundation—known as BEF—is dedicated to the fight against Cystic Fibrosis, which affects 30,000 children […]

  3. Kids and Vets Benefit from AutoOne’s Generosity

    In our industry acronyms are so ingrained that we could probably publish a book deciphering their meaning. Well here’s one used by our AutoOne colleagues that you probably won’t forget—PWE, which stands for Positive Work Environment, an employee committee that spearheads community fund raising. Each year, AutoOne employees are asked to identify local nonprofits for giving and volunteerism. […]

  4. BTS Farmington Proves Bountiful

    The Farmington BTS team has pursued several community-giving opportunities in recent months. A Thanksgiving food drive resulted in over 150 non-perishable food items donated to Shepherd’s Place Kitchen, which serves the Manchester, Conn. community.  Kudos to: Chris Arnold, Kate Riordan, Pamela Caparel, John Klimczak and Christine Parsons for leading the drive. And instead of a […]

  5. Toys, Toys and More Toys!

    The Canton team also got into the holiday spirit by collecting on behalf of the Toys for Tots drive. Nearly 200 gifts were collected over a two week period in a campaign spearheaded by Melissa Cibelli, Gerry Beaney and Whitney Brockman.  Way to Give, Canton!

  6. The Toys Are Piling High In Denver!

    From what we’re hearing, the holidays have  brought out the best in OneBeacon’s employees. We have received updates from several offices describing local generosity targeting those in need. Keep an eye out for new blog posts over the next few days, and if you have a holiday-giving story to share, please let us know. Denver: Our friends in the Mile-High […]

  7. Make a Child’s Wish Come True

    That’s what Randy Werner, from the A&H team, works hard to make happen. Randy has just wrapped up his third year serving on the Make a Wish of Northeast Ohio Regional Board (and second year as Board Chairman!). This group funds over 100 grants annually to help local children suffering from life-threatening illnesses savor one […]

  8. Holiday Giving

    In recent years, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust has made donations to various food banks and other nonprofits during the holiday season on behalf of all of you. This year, a total of $5ok is being distributed to 18 nonprofits across the country. Here is the complete list and the location it represents: Atlanta   Cavalry Children’s […]

  9. AutoOne Helps Its Neighbors All Year Long

    We received a nice note from our colleagues at AutoOne describing how the Trust supports their team’s community giving efforts. Thanks to Stephanie Cruz for submitting this post!  “The OneBeacon Charitable Trust has continually supported the nonprofit organizations the AutoOne business unit has raised funds for. Each of our team donations was matched this year, […]

  10. Wondering how we process requests?

    Just in case you’re wondering how we consider the many requests we see from employees and agents/brokers — the Trust Committee meets biweekly to consider all requests over $500. All sponsorship requests go to our Tax department for review first and then we discuss them in our next meeting.  We meet on Thursdays; our next session scheduled for December 9.  […]