Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. Father & Son “Brave the Shave” for Cancer Research

    For the second year in a row, 10-year old Nicholas Rush supported a friend diagnosed with leukemia by raising funds for cancer research. This year, Nicholas recruited his father, OneBeacon Tech’s Eric Rush, to join his fundraising efforts by participating in the St. Baldrick’s “Head Shaving for Childhood Cancer” program. On a Friday evening in […]

  2. 2014 Community Giving Tally

    We’re excited to let you know about the 2014 donations we provided to nonprofits you are directly involved with or that we sponsored in support of our producer partners. In total, the Trust made 172 donations – 127 to nonprofits, 3 to support risk management education and 42 matching gifts to schools. The numbers noted in parantheses indicate that multiple donations […]

  3. Holiday Gifts for Connecticut Families

    Working through the Child and Family Services Agency of Southeastern CT, a team from our Professional Insurance group (OBPI) recently donated holiday gifts to at-risk children and families in the Greater Hartford region through a nonprofit called The Village. Founded in 1809, The Village was one of the first agencies in the country to provide […]

  4. Salem Team Fights Hunger with Feeding America

    Through their volunteer efforts and generous donations, employees in our Salem office support various nonprofits throughout the year. During the holiday season, they focus on fighting hunger by organizing a donation drive to benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWV). The team is especially proud of their efforts this year, donating approximately 330 pounds of food […]

  5. 3,000 Families for Thanksgiving

    No, our headline’s not about a recent Guinness World Record. It’s the number of less-fortunate Massachusetts families who will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner thanks to the efforts organized by Personal Best Charity, a nonprofit that IT’s Joe Topale knows well. For the past eight years, Joe and his family have been deeply involved with the annual […]

  6. Fundraising Trailblazers “In It to Win It”

    Last weekend, Sarah Williams, a member of our Marketing & Communications team, laced up her sneakers to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Nashua, New Hampshire. This was her third consecutive year joining team “In It to Win It,” which is led by her friend and eight-year breast […]

  7. Ping Pong for A Cause!

    There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to get people’s interest, and that’s just what happened in Boston last week. Twenty-five teams representing the local insurance industry gathered at the newly opened “Blazing Paddles” for a charitable ping-pong tournament. The event, organized by the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, was hosted on the heels of the […]

  8. Spirited Canton Team Competes in Local Road Race

    A team of 18 from our Canton, Mass.-based office joined together over the weekend to compete in the 10th Annual Reebok Canton Road Race, a community fundraising event for the Canton Association of Business & Industry (CABI) Charitable Fund. Sponsored by our Charitable Trust, team members ran and walked in the 5K corporate challenge, competing […]

  9. Employees Host Fundraiser Raffle to Benefit the IICF

    Employees in our Canton office recently hosted a fundraiser raffle to benefit the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), a national nonprofit that coordinates our industry’s efforts to give back through volunteering and grants. Our Boston-area employees have consistently volunteered for the IICF’s annual Week of Giving. For the raffle, various departments came together to create […]

  10. OneBeacon team rows for a cause at Riverfront Recapture event

    A team of 19 Farmington employees recently rowed down the Connecticut River for a charitable cause, competing in the Riverfront Dragon Boat Race & Asian Festival in Hartford, Conn. This fun-spirited, community event benefits Riverfront Recapture, a nonprofit organization that works to restore and protect the riverfront. Team OneBeacon, which was sponsored by our Charitable […]