Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. Storms Can’t Damper Salem’s Team Spirit

    For the 11th consecutive year, the Salem, Virginia, office teamed up to participate in their local “Relay for Life,” a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society (ACS). With support from the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, the team raised $3,300 for the ACS. The Salem office’s 31-person team was one of the largest entered at this […]

  2. Will’s Walkers: 12 Years and Counting

    Another year, another fundraising walk! That’s also Legal’s Ginny McCarthy’s commitment to supporting Boston Children’s Hospital annual walk around Boston’s Charles River. The event features both 2- and 7-mile courses and has already raised $1.4 million during 2014. Team McCarthy, known as “Will’s Walkers,” has raised $4,400 so far, including OneBeacon Charitable Trust support, and fully expects to […]

  3. Children for a Cure, Shaving for St. Baldrick’s

    Recently, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust donated to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation in support of OneBeacon Technology’s Eric Rush and his nine-year old son Nicholas. Two years ago, Nicholas’ elementary school friend was diagnosed with leukemia. This motivated Nicholas to raise funds for cancer research by participating in St. Baldrick’s “Head Shaving for Childhood Cancer” program. […]

  4. 2013 Trust Annual Report Live!

    Recently, we published the Trust’s 2013 annual report outlining the good work accomplished by many of you, as well as some of OneBeacon’s producer partners. The Charitable Trust Annual Report is posted on the Intranet’s community giving page (under Our Community), as well as on our community giving page on If you haven’t visited this […]

  5. Starting the Season by Giving Back

    To celebrate the start of the Red Sox season, our Canton office recently hosted a raffle to benefit the Jimmy Fund. Employees purchased raffle tickets for the chance to win several Red Sox-themed prizes. Thanks to the group’s generosity and team spirit, a total of $835 was collected. Their contributions were matched by our Charitable […]

  6. Team Boomer MVP

    Volunteering is a selfless act, and when it involves a life-threatening medical condition affecting kids, it’s a particularly inspirational commitment. This describes OneBeacon Accident’s (OBA) Steve Mueller, who’s volunteered with the Boomer Esiason Foundation (BEF) for years. BEF is a dynamic partnership of leaders in the medical and business communities who volunteer to heighten awareness, […]

  7. Running for Research

    Without a doubt, Boston and its historic Marathon are viewing the 2014 race as symbol of hope and resiliency. This year’s event will include at least two OneBeacon participants – Admin Services’ Paul Newman and Operations’ Chris Marini. Both are experienced marathoners, with Paul finding himself less than a mile from the finish line last […]

  8. 2013: Your Year of Giving

    We thought you’d enjoy seeing which organizations were supported by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust in 2013. In total, 107 donations were awarded last year. And remember that each donation represents an act of volunteerism, fundraising or contribution by one of our colleagues. As well, some of these contributions represent a donation offered in support of a OneBeacon producer. The […]

  9. Keeping Warm at the Pine Street Inn

    While many of us have been complaining about the polar vortex, at least we have our offices and homes to keep us warm. It’s always humbling to remember those less fortunate during such unforgiving weather – and to applaud the care offered through certain nonprofits during these roughest days of winter. One such Boston organization is the […]

  10. Yankee Swap Swapped Out!

    Many of us enjoy the surprises associated with a “Yankee Swap” (or as it’s known in some parts – a “White Elephant” gift exchange) during the holidays. Whether at work or among family, it’s a fun way to celebrate the season, with guaranteed laughter along the way. But you’ve got to hand it to our […]