Archive for the ‘OneBeacon Donations’ category

  1. 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 […]

  2. 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!

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. Slopes & Coats to Help Needy Kids

    Authored by: Melissa Belgrave, IMU On February 22, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, along with IMU and broker partners Hull & Company and Rockhill, hosted the first annual Northern California Insurance Professionals Ski Day & Coat Drive, benefiting Lilliput Children’s Services.  It was a beautiful ‘bluebird’ day on the slopes with approximately 32 skiers, with a nice […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 2015 Community Giving Tally

    Last year we donated to many nonprofits that our employees are directly involved with or that we sponsored in support of our producers partners. We’re excited to share that in total, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust made 146 donations – 101 to nonprofits, 3 to support risk management education and 37 matching gifts to schools. Thank […]

  8. Local Contributions at Work

    Steve Spina and Darlene Bailey from the Farmington, CT office recently presented a check for $3,000 from the OneBeacon Charitable Trust to the President and CEO of Foodshare, James Arena-DeRosa. Foodshare is an organization that serves the greater Hartford, CT region, which consists of 42 towns in Hartford and Tolland counties. Last year, Foodshare provided […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]