Archive for the ‘Employee Volunteerism’ category

  1. Our Year of Giving: 2015 Annual Report

    We are pleased to share our 2015 Charitable Trust annual report featuring the nonprofits and educational institutions sponsored in support of our employees and producers. We are proud of our community’s efforts to support local causes and hope you enjoy reading about our year of giving!

  2. Slopes & Coats to Help Needy Kids

    Authored by: Melissa Belgrave, IMU On February 22, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, along with IMU and broker partners Hull & Company and Rockhill, hosted the first annual Northern California Insurance Professionals Ski Day & Coat Drive, benefiting Lilliput Children’s Services.  It was a beautiful ‘bluebird’ day on the slopes with approximately 32 skiers, with a nice […]

  3. Encouraging an Altruistic Culture

    At OneBeacon we believe in supporting worthy nonprofits that matter to our employees. This commitment is demonstrated by the number of hours employees volunteer, as well as the financial support that is provided through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. Recent efforts of three employees were profiled in the Insurance Information Institute’s Impact magazine, which highlights various […]

  4. OneBeacon Community Spreads Holiday Cheer

    In the spirit of the holiday season, the OneBeacon community teamed up to give back to those in need. From Minnesota to Connecticut, our employees displayed support for those nonprofits that matter most to our communities. Here’s a look at some of the meaningful causes we supported during this special time of year. Toys for […]

  5. #WhyOneBeacon Video: Our Culture of Giving

    At OneBeacon, our employees often give back to the communities where they live and work. Whether it’s through their dedicated volunteer efforts or generous financial contributions, members of OneBeacon support a broad range of charities across the country. Recently, our Boston team volunteered at the Pine Street Inn, a homeless shelter, and participated in a […]

  6. OneBeacon Design Professionals Help Out In Hartford

    Members of the OneBeacon Design Professionals team spent time volunteering in Hartford recently.  Brett Fowler, Brooke Beeman and Alex Chambers worked on building an accessible ramp to the Plimpton House homeless shelter in Hartford.  Plimpton House is part of the South Park Inn transitional living facility.  The Inn provides education, job training, mental health or substance abuse […]

  7. Our Week of Giving- 2015

    Last week, the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) sponsored its annual “Week of Giving,” an eight-day, industry-wide volunteer event where insurance industry professionals dedicate their time to local neighborhood and community nonprofit organizations. We are pleased to report that several teams of OneBeacon employees participated, including those from the Boston and Canton, Massachusetts offices. In […]

  8. Teaming Up for IICF’s Ping-Pong Tournament

    Recently a team from our Boston office joined industry colleagues at a charity ping-pong tournament held in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood. Hosted by the Northeast chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), the event raised funds for charities in the Boston community. Sponsored by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, our team supported the IICF through both […]

  9. Top Chefs

    Community giving is as much about volunteering time as offering financial support. All across our company, we see examples of individual and team volunteering efforts, which reinforces OneBeacon’s style of always “doing the right thing.” Our Boston team was the most recent group to offer time for a great cause. Spearheaded by Healthcare Group’s Susan […]

  10. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

    Julie Larson, a member of our Finance team, recently participated in her sixth consecutive Susan G. Komen (SGK) Twin Cities 3-day event. Benefiting the world’s largest breast cancer organization, the event entails a 60-mile, three-day walk in which each participant raises at least $2,300. All proceeds support SGK’s research/training grants and public health outreach programs […]