OneBeacon Volunteers at San Francisco-Marin Food Bank

Recently, members of International Marine Underwriters, Inland Marine, Specialty Property and Technology volunteered at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, an organization providing nutritious food to those in need in the San Francisco and Marin, CA communities. The OneBeacon team, dressed in their OneBeacon Charitable Trust tee-shirts, boxed up a total of 31,500 pounds of fresh corn. That’s a full truck load of produce that will be given to local families in need this season.

Check out a few photos below!

OneBeacon Supports Marsh’s 15th Annual Norm Jacobi Memorial Mini-Golf Tournament

Recently, members of International Marine Underwriters, Inland Marine, Specialty Property, Technology and Business Development participated in Marsh’s 15th annual Norm Jacobi Memorial Mini-Golf Tournament. The event, held at Marsh’s San Francisco, CA office, raised money to support The Leukemia Lymphoma Society, ahead of its “Light the Night Walk” at Oracle Park.

Thanks to the OneBeacon Charitable Trust, our teams sponsored a hole in the tournament. Each hole had an associated theme, and this year, OneBeacon’s was ‘Under the Sea.’ Overall, it was a great event!

OneBeacon’s Farmington, CT Office Supports Coats for Connecticut

Recently, the OneBeacon Farmington, CT office held a coat drive in support of the 11th annual Coats for Connecticut community collection, a fundraiser put on by Best Cleaners and the Salvation Army to provide warm coats to those in need this season. The family-owned, Connecticut based dry-cleaning chain collects, cleans and delivers tens of thousands of donated coats each year to the cause.

In total, the Farmington, CT office collected and donated 41 coats, contributing to the whopping 4,000 coats the fundraiser has collected to date. Great work Farmington!

OBTI Competes in RHSB Foundation Annual Cornhole Tournament

Recently, members of OneBeacon Technology, Nathan Martin, Steve Morkovsky, Mary Jane Mitch and Grant Pierce, participated in and sponsored the Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB) Foundation Annual Cornhole Tournament in Dallas, TX. This year’s event raised money for two local organizations – Girls Inc. Dallas, which delivers life-changing programs and experiences that equip girls to overcome serious life barriers and Agape Clinic at Bonton Farms, which provides quality health care services to underserved members of the community.

The OneBeacon team had a fantastic day playing cornhole with other carriers and clients and being able to support two great local Dallas causes.

OneBeacon’s Denver, CO Office Volunteers with Project C.U.R.E.

Recently, members of OneBeacon’s Denver, CO office volunteered with Project C.U.R.E., an organization that delivers donated medical supplies and equipment to hospitals and clinics across the globe. The OneBeacon team gathered at Project C.U.R.E.’s Denver, CO facility and helped sort donated medical supplies from local area hospitals. The supplies were then packed and sent to the Dominican Republic for distribution.

Overall, the event was a great success. Check out a few photos below!

OBE Volunteers at Five Acres

Recently, members of the OneBeacon Entertainment team volunteered at Five Acres in Altadena, CA, a community-based nonprofit that offers therapy for families in crisis, as well as foster care and adoption services. The OBE team helped with many tasks around their facility, such as building furniture for the children, helping to breakdown and dispose of old furniture and boxes and organizing the facility’s toy room.

The team really enjoyed getting outside for the day and working with the facility’s incredible staff. The team hopes to make another trip back as a group in the New Year!

Inland Marine’s Jeannie Fitzpatrick Supports Annual Light the Night Walk

OneBeacon Inland Marine’s Jeannie Fitzpatrick participated in the annual Light the Night Walk in Providence, RI. The event, held by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, brings awareness to blood cancers and raises money for research and support of patients and their families.

Jeannie and her entire family walked and fundraised in honor of her late husband, Joseph Fitzpatrick. Year after year, the group works tirelessly to fundraise for the cause, representing their team “Fighting for Fitz.” With support from the Trust and all their hard work, they earned second place in the event, raising a total of $6,847.

Congratulations on another great year! Check out a few photos and a video from the event.


Canton Holds 3rd Annual Winter Warmth Coat Drive

Recently, our Canton office held its 3rd annual Winter Warmth Coat Drive. All proceeds were donated to Bay Cove Human Services, an organization providing health services and long-term support to families and individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, mental illness, substance use disorder and homelessness. In total, the office collected 140 items to keep families and individuals warm this winter!

Canton Volunteers for IICF Week of Giving

Last week, the Canton office took part in two volunteer efforts in support of this year’s Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) Week of Giving (Oct. 12-19)!

Several team members served lunch and dinner at the MainSpring House in Brockton and Father Bill’s in Quincy. Both organizations provide hot meals, shelter and a variety of career and support services to the homeless in the area. Our contribution was greatly appreciated, and the OneBeacon team members can’t wait to volunteer there again.

The office also held an on-site event, inviting team members to help personalize post cards for Bottom Line, a nationally-recognized educational non-profit that helps low-income and first-generation-to-college students get into college, graduate and go far in life. Many OneBeacon teammates gathered in the office’s atrium to design cards, which would be included in care packages sent to students to keep them motivated during college midterms.

Check out a few photos from the volunteer events!


Salem, VA Office Supports Peanut Butter Drive

For a fifth consecutive year, the Salem, VA office participated in the Feeding America Southwest Virginia Annual Peanut Butter Drive. The goal of the drive is to replenish the local food bank’s supply of peanut butter, which is always in high demand. The entire office rallied together to beat last year’s donation of 545 jars. In the end, the team exceeded the number and donated a whopping 800 jars of peanut butter to the cause.

Congratulations to the Salem team for another great year!