Taking Care of You
Our work extends beyond products and customers. For decades, we've strived to lend a helping hand and support the communities that make our work so important. Here are just a few examples of how Watts and its employees have given back to the community.
Watts Leaders Build Prosthetic Hands and Camaraderie
At a leadership conference, Watts colleagues came together to form connections and create a positive impact by building prosthetic hands for people in need. Learn more here.
Watts Supports the Red Cross Ukraine Relief Aid
Learn more about the generous donation, collected from both employee and company contributions, which provides critical supplies to those impacted by the conflict in Ukraine: Watts Donates to Ukraine Relief Fund
Watts Partners with Planet Water for Global Handwashing Day
In recognition of Global Handwashing Day, Watts has again partnered with Planet Water Foundation to deliver clean drinking water, sanitation supplies and educational programming to vulnerable communities in Cambodia, India, Mexico and the Philippines. To support these efforts, Watts sponsored the construction of four AquaTowers at primary schools in Cambodia, India, Mexico, and Philippines, which provide children and their families with easy access to clean, safe drinking water and handwashing facilities. Watts also donated AquaSan mobile surface disinfection systems to promote good water hygiene practices in the schools’ latrines and funded water health and hygiene education programs.Since 2016, Watts and Planet Water Foundation have provided clean water to approximately 50,000 people in Cambodia, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand and Puerto Rico. Read more about Watts continued partnership with Planet Water here.
Watts Employees Donate to Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief
Watts donated $32,000, some of which was matched employee contributions, to the Red Cross to provide relief to communities recovering in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The funding was used to help those who lacked clean water, were displaced from their homes or did not have power for an extended period. Learn more: Watts Employees Donate to Hurricane Ida Disaster Relief
Fort Worth Holds Blood Drive After Texas Deep Freeze
A deep freeze wreaked havoc in the typically mild Fort Worth, TX, USA area, resulting in an urgent need for blood donations. Colleagues at Watts wasted no time mobilizing to help, quickly arranging a donation clinic on site. Learn more: Fort Worth Holds Blood Drive After Texas Deep Freeze
Watts Honors MLK by Giving Back
To mark the annual day of service observed nationally on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, our Spindale and St. Pauls, North Carolina sites held events to give back to the local community. Learn more: Watts Honors MLK by Giving Back
Andover and North Andover Headquarters Donate $10K to Lazarus House
During the holiday season, employees in Massachusetts contributed critical supplies to Lazarus House, a local organization that supports community members facing poverty, food insecurity and homelessness. When volunteers came to pick up the donations, our leadership team also presented them with a monetary donation. Learn more: Andover and North Andover Headquarters Donate $10K to Lazarus House
Watts Delivers Warmth to Veteran's Tiny Home
In partnership with Project Veteran Tiny Home, Watts donated products for a Nebraska veteran’s house, enabling him to live in a heated home for the first time in years. Learn more: Watts Delivers Warmth to Nebraska Veteran's Tiny Home
Shanghai Employees Volunteer During COVID-19 Lockdown
Various colleagues in China stepped up to support their city, which was severely impacted by a COVID-19 lockdown. Volunteering included distributing PCR tests and data collection, disposing of non-medical waste and organizing recruitment efforts for a volunteer healthcare worker online clinic, which provided virtual care, self-care guidance and mental health support.
Fort Worth and Blauvelt Complete Climb for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Colleagues from Fort Worth, TX, USA and Blauvelt, NY, USA participated in “The Big Climb,” an event that generates financial support for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), and the 96 participants raised $5,000. Members of the team climbed, walked and wheeled to raise awareness and funds for the research, support and advocacy efforts of the LLS.
Sorgues Collects Critical Supplies to Support Ukraine
To support those impacted by the conflict in Ukraine, colleagues in Sorgues, France partnered with the local town hall to create care packages. Tirelessly collecting and organizing supplies such as face masks, gloves, sanitary products and food, employees were able to send relief directly to those in need.
Vernon Plants Trees to Offset Carbon Emissions
More than 20 colleagues from Vernon, BC, Canada volunteered with the Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship group to plant over 400 indigenous species of trees and shrubs in a local park. It is estimated that their work will help offset roughly 23 metric tons of CO2 over the next 20 years.