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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Columbus House

We are feeling the Valentine’s Day love from Watson Inc., who donated pizza for lunch to nearly 200 people who stayed in at our main and overflow shelters post-storm! They also recently donated gift cards for the men staying at our Recovery House to purchase new winter boots! Earlier this week, Moira and Blake from…

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#WearRedDay

Today many Watson employees are wearing red and donating money to support #WearRedDay. Heart disease is the no. 1 killer of women in America. Find out how you can fight the disease https://www.goredforwomen.org/

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CT Food Bank Certificate 2013

Audrey Campos from the CT Food Bank stopped by the office today to present Watson employees with a certificate of appreciation for everything we did to support the Food Bank in 2013. In total Watson employees provided 17,925 meals in 2013! Many Watson employees worked to produce 8,000 pounds of pancake mix that was donated…

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Watson’s 2013 Shopping for a Cause Event to Support Columbus House

This year, Watson had seven volunteer shoppers, who were given $200 each to purchase warm winter coats and other much needed items for Columbus House. All items were donated to Columbus House on December 23rd. In total this shopping event provided 20 warm insulated and waterproof coats, 20 twin bed sheet sets, 24 towels, 24…

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Taylorville, IL Toy Drive

On December 15, Watson, Inc. contributed to a Santa’s Workshop toy give-away event hosted by St. Mary’s Church to donate to local children. In total, three employees volunteered to shop and the company collected 45 toys in seven days. There were 180 children who were signed up to receive toys. For every 15 toys, Watson…

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Holiday Bag Packing for Columbus House

This Holiday Season one of the most exciting things we do is pack bags for the Columbus House in New Haven, CT.   The employees at Watson packed off the following items: 77 Santa bags – which contain men’s XL t-shirt, Large Boxes, toiletry set (razor, toothpaste, toothbrush, hair comb), men’s crew socks and shaving…

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Shopping for a Cause Challenge Thanksgiving 2013

During our Thanksgiving food drive we also hold a Shopping For a Cause Challenge. We asked Watson employees to buy as many items as possible with $100. Our champion this year was Kim Hale, who was able to buy 237 items with $100! At the completion of the challenge all of the food was donated…

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Fall Food Drive 2013

Before the Thanksgiving Holiday we asked our employees to donate food items to the CT Food Bank. They responded amazingly with hundreds of pounds of food. We were able to fill 3 totes on the CT Food Bank truck. While last years drive was a great success we were able to blow past the amount…

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Food Industry Hunger Action Heroes!

The Connecticut Food Bank says, “Watson, Inc. of West Haven understands that hunger is a year-round problem. That’s why they are this year’s Food Industry Hunger Action Hero.” Click here to read more!

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Taylorville Pool Party

Our Taylorville, IL office held a pool party last Friday for local children. The party was a great success! Many children and their families from around the area were able to enjoy the pool. Thank you all of the sponsors who donated goods and services to make this event possible!

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Reiss Foundation

During May and June we collected pillows for the Reiss Foundation. This is a photo of some of the campers with their new pillows.

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Taylorville Daily News: Watson Inc. Donates to Park

A local manufacturer is making a substantial donation to the Taylorville Park District. According to Patty Hornbuckle, President and CEO of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, Watson Inc. is giving the Park chemicals for the pool: Click here for audio!

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