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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Community Soup Kitchen

The Community Soup Kitchen (CSK) is located in New Haven, CT. CSK is a member of End Hunger Connecticut!, the Connecticut Anti-Hunger Coalition, the Connecticut Food Bank, and the Food Assistance Working Group of Greater New Haven.  CSK provides meals and other critical services to those in need. You can learn more about CSK and…

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Columbus House – Subway Cards

Last month we donated 500 healthy snacks to the Columbus House outreach and engagement programs in New Haven, CT. Outreach & Engagement programs offer services to clients who are literally homeless, by reaching out to them wherever they are living. When we found we had the opportunity to get $10 Subway gift cards through our…

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Christmas Charity Choice 2016

The Christmas holiday season was another opportunity for us to let our customers vote on how we should divide a $2,000 donation.  In the past Watson would, like most companies, send out Christmas cards to all of our customers.  We decided that the money would be better spent helping those in need, so now, instead…

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Columbus House Christmas Bags 2016

Columbus House Christmas Bags The Columbus House Christmas Bags have become a great tradition around here. They get bigger and better every year! First, let me tell you about Columbus House: their mission is to serve people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, by providing shelter and housing and by fostering their…

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Taylorville Toy Drive

  Watson’s plant in Taylorville IL did a great job on the toy drive this Christmas. The toys are donated to St. Mary’s church in Taylorville for their annual “Santa’s Workshop” event, where parents come to the church and select new, unwrapped toys for their children. We started our toy drive with a twist: We…

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Columbus House – Healthy Snacks for Outreach

Over the years, we‘ve supported Columbus House in many ways. Their 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. We have made donations in the past in support their programs for veterans, and for clients in…

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Thanksgiving Charity Choice 2016

In 2015, we began a new tradition here at Watson. We stopped buying the traditional printed Thanksgiving cards that we had in the past mailed out every year to our customers. Instead, we decided to try something new. We decided to instead donate the $2,000 we would normally spend on cards and postage, and let…

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Watson Inc. Sponsors PuppyUp Walk to Fund Research in Comparative Oncology

West Haven, CT –   Watson Inc. is proud to announce it will be a Gold Paw Sponsor of the 2016 Shoreline PuppyUp Walk.  Watson also has a team participating in the walk with the goal to raise $5,000 for the charity.  Watson would also like to encourage other local business to sponsor this event, and…

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Watson Inc. Donates $15,000 to Columbus House

West Haven, CT –   Watson Inc. presented a check in the amount of $15,000 to Columbus House on September 1, 2016.  Alison Cunningham – Chief Executive Officer  of Columbus House, John Brooks – Chief Development Officer, Linda Kosko – Development Manager, and Sheree DiMario – Volunteer Coordinator, visited Watson to accept the donation. The funds…

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Watson Inc. Donates $2,000 to the West Haven Emergency Assistance Task Force

  West Haven, CT –   Watson Inc. presented a check for $2,000 to the West Haven Emergency Assistance Taskforce (known as W.H.E.A.T.).  Rose Majestic, Executive Director of W.H.E.A.T., accepted this donation, which will be used to purchase much-needed items for the food pantry.  W.H.E.A.T.is a volunteer agency with a staff of one, the Executive Director…

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Watson Donates $2,000 to the Taylorville Food Pantry

Taylorville, IL –   Watson recognized Hunger Action Month by donating $2,000 to the Taylorville Food Pantry to support their efforts in feeding those in need.  September is Hunger Action Month, and Watson has committed to supporting the fight against hunger through donations, advocacy, and promoting awareness.  In addition to the donation of $2,000, Watson team…

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Watson Inc. Donates 216 Backpacks and School Supplies to the Taylorville Food Pantry

  Taylorville, IL –   Watson Inc. donated 216 school backpacks to the Taylorville Food Pantry.  The backpacks came in assorted colors, so that the children would be able to pick a color they preferred.  The team members at Watson’s Taylorville plant held a school supply drive during the summer, in order to collect items to…

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