Area Contractors Honored for Corporate Giving

The Washington Business Journal honored philanthropic-minded D.C. metro area companies last night at its annual Philanthropy Awards.

Through monetary donations and volunteerism, many government-contracting firms gave back to the community in 2010. WBJ spotlighted those that rose above.

Lockheed Martin lead the way with local donations of $5.6 million and 180,000 volunteer hours. Northrop Grumman followed closely with $4.5 million in local giving and 4,941 volunteer hours.

Verizon and IBM both gave $400,000 to the D.C. metro area in 2010. Verizon employees volunteered 6,808 hours while IBM volunteers contributed 50,400 hours of their time to various causes.

Deloitte contributed $361,319 and 53,959 volunteer hours. SRA gifted the community with $231,750 and 15,000 volunteer hours. Serco rounded out the list with a 2010 charitable donation of $40,000.


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