Archive for the ‘Employees Give Back’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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, […]

  6. Walk for Talk Benefits Minn. Children

    Tara Stafford of our Legal group recently teamed up with her family and friends to participate in the 4th annual “Walk for Talk Hear-o 5k” event. Northern Voices was the beneficiary of the charitable outing, which took place earlier this month at Roseville Central Park in Roseville, Minn. Northern Voices is the only nonprofit school […]

  7. OneBeacon Community Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in Nepal

    In response to the devastating earthquakes that recently occurred in Nepal, the OneBeacon community is supporting disaster relief efforts being coordinated through the American Red Cross. In addition to a $5,000 donation, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust is matching contributions made by members of our community, bringing the total OneBeacon donation to $9,000. Thus far, the […]

  8. Community Giving Look-Back

    At OneBeacon, we are pleased to support those nonprofits that matter most to our employees and producer partners through our Charitable Trust. We also support education in the form of 16 college scholarships awarded annually, and by funding several risk-management scholarships at colleges offering such programs.  We invite you to review our year of giving […]

  9. Salem Rallies for Cancer at Relay for Life

    On a sunny weekend in early May, a team of 13 from our Salem, Virginia office laced up their sneakers to walk in the Relay for Life, an annual fundraising event for the American Cancer Society (ACU). For the past 10 years, the Salem team has joined together to support this cause and received a […]

  10. Yoga Community for Cause

    Members of the New England yoga community recently participated in a yogathon to benefit the nonprofit Yoga Reaches Out. Held at the Foxborough-Mass.-based Gillette Stadium Field House in late April, the event raised funds for local and global children’s causes. One such yoga enthusiast who took to her mat for a cause was Nicole Anacleto-Tosca […]