Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. A Generous Season for Salem Teammates

    Authored by: Deanna Sowers, Operations Each year, our Salem office selects a local charity to give back to during the holiday season. This year we selected the Local Office on Aging, an organization that provides a range of services and information to older adults and those who care for them. In addition to monetary donations, we […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. The Gift of Giving

    The holiday season is in full swing in the Twin Cities, with our Plymouth, Minn. team joining the local community in collecting Toys for Tots. Our colleagues collected nearly 200 toys, along with a donation from OneBeacon’s Charitable Trust. This generous presentation even made the local TV news! Hats off to our teammates for spreading the joy this […]

  4. Sunshine and Tee-Times to Support Local Families

    Fortunately, it never rains in California, which means their outdoor charitable fundraisers always draw a crowd. Our Orange County-based partners from Barney and Barney recently hosted their fifth annual Golf Classic, which benefited the Assistance League of Santa Ana and Mariposa Women & Family Center. Golfers from across Southern California came out to support and raise money for […]

  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. No Tricks and All Treats for the Troops

    Whether it was due to generous neighbors who enjoy tick-or-treaters, or there were simply too many leftovers to eat, the Farmington and Canton offices were on candy overload after Halloween. Instead of sharing bowls with co-workers or throwing it out, the groups decided to donate leftover Halloween candy in support of Operation Gratitude. Operation Gratitude […]

  8. 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 […]

  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. Table Tennis Team Competes for Charity

    Recently, a few of our Boston and Canton, Mass. office members teamed up to participate in the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s (IICF) ping-pong fundraiser. Held at Blazing Paddles in Boston, this annual event brings together industry professionals to enjoy a night of table tennis and networking. While they didn’t take home the trophy, their competitive […]