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  1. Peanut Butter & Charity Sandwiches

    For the third year in a row, our Salem, VA office participated in the Feeding America Southwest Virginia’s (FASWVA) 4th annual “Peanut Butter from Heaven” food drive. FASWVA specifically collects peanut butter because of its versatility and nutritional benefit.  The Salem office hoped to slightly exceed its donation from last year, but they far surpassed […]

  2. Canton Gets Creative For Charity

    Another year, another successful fundraiser basket raffle at our Canton office! And the baskets keep getting bigger and better. Several departments participated in the event by creating fun and unique gift baskets. This year had 10 gift basket themes: Red Sox tickets, a Tupperware Basket, a Money Tree (yes, a tree filled with money), a […]

  3. OneBeacon in the Kitchen

    Earlier this month, members of our Boston office volunteered at Pine Street Inn in their kitchen! Pine Street Inn is a local homeless shelter that provides services to support those in need. Services include supportive housing, job training and placement, emergency shelter and street outreach. The team began their morning by chopping, cutting and dicing […]

  4. A Soup-er Food Drive for the Big Game

    For the second year in a row, the Farmington office held a non-perishable food drive in conjunction with the Super Bowl. During the week leading up to the game, two boxes were placed in the lunchroom. One had the New England Patriots logo, and the other had the Atlanta Falcons logo. Employees were asked to […]

  5. Farmington Employees Get Excited for the Super Bowl While Helping a Great Organization

    During the week leading up to the Super Bowl, the Farmington office held a canned food drive. Two boxes were placed in the lunchroom – one with a Broncos logo and the other with a Panthers logo. Participants were asked to bring in canned/nonperishable food items and place them in the box of the team […]

  6. Team OneBeacon Bundles Up For IceBreaker Soccer Tournament

    A team of athletic ladies from our Canton, Mass. office braved the cold weather last weekend to compete in a charity soccer tournament. Despite the chilly temperatures and snowbanks surrounding Harvard University’s Cumnock Fields, the OneBeacon ladies gave it their best “shot” to win the IceBreaker tournament! Now in its 10th year, this all-women’s soccer […]

  7. Chisholm Hosts “Do-Over Prom” for Charity!

    A longtime supporter of the Animal Rescue League (ARL), Kristin Chisholm recently made her philanthropic debut by hosting a fundraiser event to benefit the organization. Having rescued four pets from the ARL, Chisholm, a member of our Canton-based Risk Management team, is particularly committed to this cause. Her dedication and hard work paid off, bringing […]

  8. Salem’s Soup for Seniors Support

    Congratulations to our Salem, Virginia office for giving back in a big way to Soup for Seniors! Through their recent food drive, the team collected 430 non-perishable items for distribution to seniors in their community. “Sharon Paisley did an excellent job coordinating this project,” said Linda Huffman of our Salem-based Operations team. “I’m so proud […]

  9. San Antonio Office Supports Clarity Child Guidance Center

    OneBeacon Government Risks’ President Jeff Richardson and VP of Business Development Bradley York recently delivered a donation to Clarity Child Guidance Center (CCGC), a mental health treatment center for children in South Texas. Funded by our Charitable Trust, the gift was made on behalf of our San Antonio, Texas office. CCGC board member Marianne Fiorenza […]

  10. 2014 Holiday Donations

    Thank you to all who participated in our holiday ecard donation survey! After tallying more than 800 votes, the OneBeacon Charitable Trust was pleased to allocate $30,000 among three worthy nonprofits as follows: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: $18,000 Feeding America: $9,000 Wreaths Across America: $3,000 Additionally, our Charitable Trust donated $51,000 to nonprofits in […]