Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. Salem Stacks Peanut Butter to Fight Hunger

    Our Salem, Va. team recently held its second annual summertime food drive to benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWVA). During FASWVA’s “Peanut Butter from Heaven” initiative, the office teams up to collect jars of peanut butter. This protein-rich, shelf-stable food is then used to feed those in need. This year they collected 272 jars, an […]

  6. Taking Care of Our “Best Friends”

    Many of us who have pets consider them part of our family, and it can be difficult to see when an animal is unwanted or abused. Recently the Farmington, CT office held a pet supply drive to benefit a local shelter. Generous donations of cat and dog food, gently used blankets and towels, toys and […]

  7. Alumni Reunion – In and Out of the Office!

    The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. boasts a student population representing nearly 60 countries. Well within our Plymouth office you only need to walk down the hall to find UST alumni, who are well-represented in various groups, particularly Finance and Actuarial. However, our colleagues don’t just share an alma mater. This group […]

  8. Salem Hosts Flea Market Fundraiser

    Authored by: Deanna Sowers, Operations Our Salem, Virginia-based Operations team recently hosted their annual flea market fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). There were various booths set up and a stream of buyers stopped by throughout the day. Those OneBeacon employees who donated items were able to sell many of them, raising $200 in […]

  9. Plymouth Helps Feed Needy Kids

    Last week, over 50 of our Plymouth teammates spent Tuesday afternoon volunteering at Feed My Starving Children in nearby Chanhassen, MN.  Founded in 1987, this organization hand-packs meals specially formulated for malnourished children, which are shipped to their partners around the world including orphanages, schools, clinics and feeding programs. During their two-hour shift, the group packed food for shipment to […]

  10. Canton Rallies for Industry Charity

    For the third consecutive year, members of our Canton office held a fundraiser raffle event to benefit the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF). Participants entered for a chance to win creatively themed gift baskets displayed in the atrium of their office. In total the event raised over $1,500 in ticket sales. And with a full […]