Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. #WhyOneBeacon Video: Our Culture of Giving

    At OneBeacon, our employees often give back to the communities where they live and work. Whether it’s through their dedicated volunteer efforts or generous financial contributions, members of OneBeacon support a broad range of charities across the country. Recently, our Boston team volunteered at the Pine Street Inn, a homeless shelter, and participated in a […]

  2. Always an All-Star

    Three years ago, the unthinkable happened to Healthcare Group’s Susan Angelo, when her brother Rich passed away while competing in the U.S. Triathlon Nationals. The family was determined never to forget his passion for athletic competition, and ultimately decided to honor his memory by establishing an athletic college scholarship for students graduating from his alma […]

  3. OneBeacon Design Professionals Help Out In Hartford

    Members of the OneBeacon Design Professionals team spent time volunteering in Hartford recently.  Brett Fowler, Brooke Beeman and Alex Chambers worked on building an accessible ramp to the Plimpton House homeless shelter in Hartford.  Plimpton House is part of the South Park Inn transitional living facility.  The Inn provides education, job training, mental health or substance abuse […]

  4. Our Week of Giving- 2015

    Last week, the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) sponsored its annual “Week of Giving,” an eight-day, industry-wide volunteer event where insurance industry professionals dedicate their time to local neighborhood and community nonprofit organizations. We are pleased to report that several teams of OneBeacon employees participated, including those from the Boston and Canton, Massachusetts offices. In […]

  5. Teaming Up for IICF’s Ping-Pong Tournament

    Recently a team from our Boston office joined industry colleagues at a charity ping-pong tournament held in Boston’s Fenway neighborhood. Hosted by the Northeast chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF), the event raised funds for charities in the Boston community. Sponsored by the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, our team supported the IICF through both […]

  6. Top Chefs

    Community giving is as much about volunteering time as offering financial support. All across our company, we see examples of individual and team volunteering efforts, which reinforces OneBeacon’s style of always “doing the right thing.” Our Boston team was the most recent group to offer time for a great cause. Spearheaded by Healthcare Group’s Susan […]

  7. Canton Fundraising Event Benefits Industry Charity

    Recently, members of our Canton group hosted a fundraiser raffle event at their office. In addition to enjoying popcorn and Italian ice, participants entered for a chance to win a variety of creatively themed gift baskets (pictured below). Thanks to various OneBeacon teams who donated a total of 12 prizes, the event raised over $1,400 […]

  8. Piles of Peanut Butter for Salem-Area Charity

    Recently, our Salem, Virginia-based office held a donation drive to benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWVA) food bank. While the Salem team hosts donation drives for FASWVA various times throughout the year, this summer’s event focused on supporting the “Peanut Butter from Heaven” initiative. In total, our Salem team piled up 217 jars – or […]

  9. Tech, IMU Team Up for Bolton’s Charity Cornhole Tournament

    Recently, members of OneBeacon Technology (OBTI) and International Marine Underwriters (IMU) teamed up to support their producer partners and local California charities at the Bolton Foundation’s “Throw Down” event. Held on a sunny summer day at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, the fundraising event featured a cornhole bean bag toss tournament to benefit underprivileged […]

  10. Looking for a Cure: OneBeacon Charitable Trust Supports Tuberous Sclerosis Research

    My wife Carol and I have helped with various charitable efforts over the past eighteen months to help researchers work toward a cure for tuberous sclerosis. Tuberous sclerosis (or tuberous sclerosis complex) is a rare multi-system genetic disease that causes tumors to grow in the brain and on other vital organs such as the kidneys, […]