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  1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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 […]

  8. OBPI Makes Delivery to Friends at Pine Street Inn

    Our Boston-based Professional Insurance team (OBPI) is a regular helper at the Pine Street Inn, a local nonprofit that provides food, shelter and job placement to more than 1,600 homeless men and women in Boston each day. In recent years, the team has reinforced their commitment to the organization by contributing a holiday donation funded […]

  9. 2014 in review

    The stats team prepared this 2014 annual report about our Way to Give blog. Kudos to our many colleagues who supported worthy nonprofits in their communities throughout the year; we were glad to share your stories and hope you enjoyed reading them. Happy New Year! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds […]

  10. 2011: A year of giving!

    Are you wondering which organizations OneBeacon supported through Charitable Trust sponsorhips? We’ve made that easy by preparing an Annual Report that lists all the nonprofits, schools and colleges that received a donation. Most Trust sponsorships came about due to employee requests to support the charities you are involved with. Donations to colleges and universities were […]