At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we know that giving back is the very best way forward. That’s why we are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in our local communities. From beautifying local parks to greeting our troops and coaching MathCounts teams, each year Aeronautics employees come together to make a difference in the areas where we live and work.
Through our philanthropic giving, employee volunteerism, educational initiatives and our dedication to support our most important customer – our armed forces – Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is making lasting impressions across the United States.
In 2012 alone, employees at all nine Aeronautics sites volunteered more than 200,000 hours to improve our communities; donated $3.5 million to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors; and inspired tens of thousands of students through targeted outreach activities.
Experience the impact we're making in our communities by exploring the 2012 Annual Citizenship Report.
2012 Quick Facts
STEM Educational Outreach
- Through Engineers in the Classroom, Aeronautics reached tens of thousands of students in 2012.
- Aeronautics has trained more than 300 professionals to visit local classrooms and lead hands-on presentations that encourage students to pursue STEM careers.
- Aeronautics employees donated more than 200,000 community service hours.
- 356 employees received the Lockheed Martin Community Service Award for volunteering more than 250 community service hours throughout the year.
- Lockheed Martin donated $89,000 to local non-profits through the service of the Community Service Award recipients.
- 520 employees received President Obama’s President’s Volunteer Service Award for volunteering more than 100 hours in a given year.
Through the LM AERO Club, or Aeronautics Employees Reaching Out, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics employees donated 3.5 million to local non-profit organizations:
- $1,750,000 to local United Way and their partner agencies.
- $30,000 to focus area charities (each $10,000 to American Red Cross; Boy & Girls Club of Fort Worth and YWCA of Fort Worth)
- $139,000 to local non-united Way agencies (including: MDA, Goodfellow Fund, Gill Children’s Service, Cowboy Santa, BBBS, Junior Achievement, Tarrant Area Food Bank, Audubon Society, Am. Heart Association).
- $300,000 in grants to local non-profit organizations.
- $250,000 in funds provided to employees through the employee emergency aid fund.
Additionally, Aeronautics provided $3.5 million to educational, customer and community events.
- 50 percent on STEM Education Outreach
- 30 percent on Customer Support
- 20 percent on Community Outreach
2012 Annual Report
We're making a big impact in the areas where we live and work. Check out everything we're doing to improve our neighborhoods, inspire students and support our troops by exploring the 2012 Annual Report. Click the image above to get started!