Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Stepping Forward to Fight Cancer

    For the past 11 years, members of our Salem office have supported the American Cancer Society by participating in its annual Relay for Life event. This early spring fundraising activity is a great way for our teammates to gather for an important cause and support those affected by cancer. As a corporate sponsor of the […]

  8. Father-Son Duo Fight Children’s Cancer

    OneBeacon Technology’s Eric Rush and his son Nicholas got ready to beat the summer heat by shaving their heads for a cause. For the second consecutive year, the father-son duo participated in a St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraising event to support children’s cancer research. Eleven-year-old Nicholas first began participating in the event three years ago, when […]

  9. Helping to Cure MS One Step at a Time

    Each year the Multiple Sclerosis Society organizes walks around the country to help raise funds and awareness of this hard to diagnose and potentially crippling disease. Called Walk MS, this charity walk series takes place in over 550 locations with more than 330,000 people participating annually. This year, the Farmington office participated in one of […]

  10. Our Year of Giving: 2015 Annual Report

    We are pleased to share our 2015 Charitable Trust annual report featuring the nonprofits and educational institutions sponsored in support of our employees and producers. We are proud of our community’s efforts to support local causes and hope you enjoy reading about our year of giving!