Social Responsibility

Watson Joins Glanbia Nutritionals to Provide Market-Leading Solutions to our Customers

The Watson family and Management Team are happy to announce that Watson is now part of Glanbia Nutritionals (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glanbia plc) a company whose values, culture and purpose match those of Watson Inc. With our combined portfolios, expertise, and manufacturing capability, our customers now have access to more technologies, more knowledge, and…

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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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K9 First Responders Jacket Donation 2017

Uniformity is a signifying factor to relief in tragedy or traumatic events. When people look for aid in a climactic situation, they tend to lean toward recognizable stable indicators. From Police to EMT to Fireman, this instant recognition can be the symbol that breaches a life and death moment. The K9 First Responders goals are…

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Columbus House Water Donation 2017

“Some like it hot” unless you are homeless and beating the streets without access to clean water. Park water fountains are technically a thing of the past and generosity sometimes runs low when temperatures run high. May 2017 had already been hitting temperatures in the upper 80s by 11 am. We knew that summer this…

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K9 First Responders – Airline Tickets

In December, the K9 First Responders (K9FR) were able to visit us here at Watson and discuss their needs and challenges for 2017. K9FR is a marvelous organization whose mission is to provide aid and comfort to individuals, groups, and communities impacted by violence or traumatic events. Theirs is an unprecedented approach that uses specially-trained…

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Sponsoring a Shelf at Your Food Pantry

Sponsoring a shelf at your local pantry or food bank is really the next step. We started sponsoring a shelf at WHEAT, our local food bank in West Haven, last fall. This is a great thing for any company or organization to do, and it’s a personal goal of my own to get a few…

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Supporting Your Local Food Bank or Pantry

WHEAT is our local food pantry in West Haven CT.  It’s a private, not-for-profit, tax-exempt program that exists largely upon donations of food, money, and the time and effort of volunteers. They serve about 5,000 West Haven residents, including about 1,000 children. At Watson’s West Haven headquarters, we keep a red bin in the office…

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