Social Responsibility

Hunger Action Month

We had a great turnout today for #HungerAction Month! Over 65 employees came to work today wearing Orange. Thank you Connecticut Food Bank for all that you do in the community. Special thank you to Audrey Campos and Nancy Carrington from the CT Food Bank for stopping by!

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Watson and A Place Called Hope

There are small organizations throughout the state of Connecticut that do incredibly good deeds, run entirely by volunteers who have to keep day jobs and rely only on donations and volunteers only to survive. One of the good organizations that are having to do this is A Place Called Hope, Inc. (APCH). APCH is a…

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Go Red for Women 2018

One of Watson’s close to home charities is the American Heart Association. Chances are you, or a family member knows someone that is affected by heart disease and stroke. Looking at the statistics, 2200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day. Via the AHA website, this breaks down to one death every forty seconds. Cardiovascular…

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Christmas Charity Choice 2017

The Christmas holiday season… It’s that time again. It’s time for parties, cheer, food and laughter but mostly it’s time to give back to the community and to those who may be in need. It has been customary to send Christmas Cards to spread cheer, but we at Watson are starting to make something a…

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Harkness House Christmas Gift Card Donation

A Very Merry Christmas to our Veterans at Harkness House/ Columbus House! From all of us at Watson, we appreciate you and everything you have done and will do! Watson donated fifteen $30 gift cards to Harkness House residents for Christmas! Harkness House is run by Columbus House as a component of the organization’s Homefront…

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Columbus House Christmas Donation 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 Watson employees came together with Milestones Behavioral Services in our main cafeteria and made 271 Christmas Bags for Columbus House, and it’s affiliated. Milestones campus serves students ages 3-21 across the spectrum that demonstrate moderate to high functioning skills on the autism spectrum and related disabilities. The school sponsors a program…

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Westie’s Toy Drive

Throughout December Watson collected toys upon toys for the annual Westies Care 2nd Annual Care and Share Christmas Celebration hosted by the First Congregational Church of West Haven, the West Haven Community Center & Vertical Church. Westies Care hosts 200 Children and Caregivers, provides them a Christmas Meal, Gifts, and Fellowship. Interested guests must register…

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Giving Tuesday 2017

Happy Giving Tuesday! The votes are in and Giving Tuesday is a great time to say thank you for participating in our Thanksgiving charity vote. Instead of buying Thanksgiving cards we donate the money we would have spent to charities. We e-mail our customers instead of mailing the cards and ask them to participate by…

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Puppy Up Shoreline Walk 2017

Watson is a participant, and Gold Paw Sponsor of the annual Puppy Up Shoreline Walk in Guilford, CT. Puppy Up is an organization that raises funds for comparative oncology, grants, and subsidizing adequate care and treatment for dogs with cancer. To quote Puppy Up “Like people, companion animals develop cancer – they get brain, breast,…

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Pillow Donation to Columbus House

On September 14th, 2017 Watson sent 42 brand new, very, very comfortable and squishy pillows to the Middlesex Family Shelter and Wallingford Emergency Shelter. Columbus House runs the facilities mentioned above. The Middlesex Family Shelter, located in Middletown, CT., provides beds and case management for up to 50 families per year, including as many as…

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Westfest 2017

The University of New Haven’s Mayor’s Advisory Commission proudly announced their 3rd Annual WestFest Saturday, September 2, 2017. WestFest ran from 11am-6pm on the West Haven Green. Watson had the opportunity to sponsor and participate in this special event. The Watson Marketing Department put together a Carnival themed photo booth to raise funds for W.H.E.A.T…

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Columbus House Welcome Kit Donation 2017

One of Watson’s significant donees is Columbus House. Columbus House’s mission is to serve people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless by providing shelter and housing and by fostering their personal growth and independence. A few of Columbus House’s programs are outreach and engagement shelter services housing services veterans services income and…

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Watson K9 First Responders Radio Donation 2017

The psychological well-being and satisfactory adjustment to society along with the ordinary demands of life is an essential concern for us here at Watson Inc. One way that we can contribute to a positive outcome in this field is work with exemplary companies like K-9 First Responders. To quote K9 First Responders, “K9 First Responders,…

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