Social Responsibility

A shindig of growing proportions!

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 Watson hosted a Garden Party for their Fellowship Garden Employees and their “Fellowbusiness” owners in the area. The purpose of the party was to open the Gardens for area companies with land and other resources to see how they too can use their lawns and open spaces to provide food to…

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Buzzy bzzzzy Bee

If you happen to be strolling the grounds of the Watson Orange Warehouse, be sure to listen carefully for the sounds of the new additions to the Watson Fellowship Garden. This summer we have added three bee houses, a score of roses and over 250 bees, leafcutter bees to be exact. Leaf Cutter Bees, while…

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84 cases to end an awful suffering

July 10th, 2018 and the temperatures are already pushing the mid-90s. Historically Connecticut should average around 84 degrees this time of year.  Even though statistics have reported a 13% decrease in the total homeless population in 2017, it does not negate the fact that there still approximately 3,387 homeless people on the street.  A startling…

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50 pound WHEAT Donation just the first of the growing season

The Watson Fellowship Garden is now in full bloom o BOOM! and so begins the days of harvesting fresh vegetables for the CT Food Bank.  The first run of produce to W.H.E.A.T of West Haven happened this week and yielded approximately 50 pounds of squash, various root vegetables, beans, and greens.  To understand how that…

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A shindig of growing proportions!

Saturday, June 30th, 2018 Watson hosted a Garden Party for their Fellowship Garden Employees and their “Fellowbusiness” owners in the area. The purpose of the party was to open the Gardens for area companies with land and other resources to see how they too can use their lawns and open spaces to provide food to…

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Milestones of the Watson Fellowship Garden

Wednesday, May 16th Milestones Behavioral Services came for their 1st day with us in the Watson Fellowship Gardens! This year Watson introduced a 3rd garden plot that will eventually develop into the permanent garden for reoccurring vegetables and fruit. This year, however, that plot will serve as a cornfield or as in this case the three…

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Cooking made easy with Watson at Columbus House

Friday, May 18th, 2018 the lovely Volunteer Coordinator from Columbus House, Sheree DiMario, visited Watson to pick up a trunk load of appliances for clients. The everyday essentials provided by Watson included Toastmaster Appliances in the form of; 1.5 Quart Slow Cookers Personal Blenders Electric Can Openers 2 Slice Toasters 5 Cup Coffee Makers New…

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Walk Against Hunger

April 29th, 2018 we saw numbers gather to support a Connecticut Food Bank event called Walk Against Hunger. The Watson Walkers gathered 44 strong in their continued yearly support of this event! However, we are just a fraction of the lovely people that came out to walk in solidarity for a societal problem that affects…

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Columbus House Heat Relief Water Donation

Summer, Summer, Summertime… though it may still feel like winter in Connecticut spring will be upon us fast! With the erratic seasons lately, summer temperatures are sure to follow hard. Can you fathom being out in the elements on your own in sweltering heat? In preparation for the many people that will be on the…

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive 2018

Watson Inc. started their “Fight Against Hunger” weekend working with one of our favorite organizations W.H.E.A.T of West Haven in conjunction with the West Haven, Elm Street Stop & Shop, NBC 4 New York, and Telemundo 47 to do a food drive for the Connecticut Food Bank and food banks across the tri-states. Seven dedicated…

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Westies Award Dinner 2018

On Monday, April 9th, 2018, Watson Inc. joined a great many diligent and dedicated people to celebrate awards given for service to their community by The Westies Care Charity. Westies Care is a Tax Exempt, Charity with a 501 © 3 designation.  The Westies do not have paid employees or board members but is run in…

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Columbus House Easter Donation

This Easter, the kids and their families from the Columbus House’s Middlesex Family Shelter and Wallingford Emergency Shelters, are in for a treat! Watson Inc. has donated; 100 Pieces Toy Filled Hinged 2 3/8” Plastic Easter Eggs The Toy Prefilled Easter Eggs include 100 Pieces of bright solid assorted colors (Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple,…

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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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