Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. 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 […]

  9. Sundae School

    Authored by: Laura Kenney, Human Resources Recently we held a back-to-school supply donation drive at our Plymouth, Minnesota office. From 350 pens to 89 spiral notebooks, we collected an impressive array – and amount – of items to be donated to the Minneapolis school district. In appreciation of employees’ generous contributions, we held an ice cream […]

  10. Back-to-School Spirit

    Our Boston office recently hosted a back-to-school donation drive to benefit The Home for Little Wanderers (“The Home”). We were inspired to organize the activity after representatives from The Home, including Development’s Rick Houpt, visited our office. We learned about how this 200-year-old nonprofit impacts the lives of 7,000 children each year through a network […]