Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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!

  5. Brackets for Charity

    The Farmington office recently held a fundraising event to coordinate with the NCAA March Madness basketball championship. Playoff brackets were distributed to each employee for completion. While a $5.00 donation was encouraged for each bracket entry, it was not required. To make it enticing for all to participate, all the money raised would be donated […]

  6. Shaving for a Cause!

    Authored by: Brian Latimer, OneBeacon Government Risks OBGR’s Christina Phelan, her husband Dave (Team Captain), their son Aidan and I along with 4 friends (including one woman!) represented team Dylan Strong in honor of Dylan Vega (soccer mate and friend of Aidan’s) who is currently battling Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is thankfully doing well after a recent […]

  7. Soup-er Act of Giving

    Our Salem, Va.-based office consistently organizes donation drives to benefit local organizations in their community. Most recently, the team hosted a “soup for seniors” fundraiser. After collecting over 330 perishable items, such as canned food and boxes of crackers, the group donated the items to the League of Older Americans (LOA). The LOA will distribute […]

  8. Encouraging an Altruistic Culture

    At OneBeacon we believe in supporting worthy nonprofits that matter to our employees. This commitment is demonstrated by the number of hours employees volunteer, as well as the financial support that is provided through the OneBeacon Charitable Trust. Recent efforts of three employees were profiled in the Insurance Information Institute’s Impact magazine, which highlights various […]

  9. Caring for Animals in Need

    Members of our Salem, Va.-based office recently teamed up to support Angels of Assisi. Located in nearby Roanoke, Va., this nonprofit offers care, housing and other assistance for homeless and/or abused animals. The Salem group collected 220 pounds of pet food, 40 pet toys along with a supply of various other items including treats, blankets […]

  10. OneBeacon Community Spreads Holiday Cheer

    In the spirit of the holiday season, the OneBeacon community teamed up to give back to those in need. From Minnesota to Connecticut, our employees displayed support for those nonprofits that matter most to our communities. Here’s a look at some of the meaningful causes we supported during this special time of year. Toys for […]