Company Donations Include $200,000 Given Directly to Areas Affected
by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria
DULLES, Va.Oct. 26, 2017--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, today announced that through its 2017-2018 United Way
campaign, the company raised $1.3 million. This year s campaign total
includes employee pledges, local fundraisers, cash donations, and a ten
percent matching contribution from the company. In addition to these
traditional campaign efforts, the company contributed almost $200,000 in
both corporate funds and employee donated personal time off to the
United Way for relief efforts in areas affected by hurricanes Harvey,
Irma and Maria.
We are proud to support the United Way and to give continued funding to
member agencies that provide our communities with critical human
services, said Blake Larson, Orbital ATK s Chief Operating Officer.
This year presented a unique situation with multiple disasters in areas
where our employees and customers live and work and we are proud to be
able to make a generous contribution to help these communities in their
In addition to financial contributions, employees across the company
volunteered at local Day of Caring events throughout the month of
September. Orbital ATK set a record with its Day of Caring events in
Chandler and Guadalupe, Arizona, having the most volunteers from one
company in the state. With 120 Arizona-based employee volunteers, the
team provided 691 volunteer hours supporting two local elementary
schools in beautification projects. Also, for the 12th year in a row,
employees from Orbital ATK s Aerospace Structures Division in Utah
sponsored a fun-filled day with laughs, face painting, a baseball game
and barbeque lunch for moderately to severely disabled adults at the
Pioneer Adult Rehabilitation Center (PARC) in Clearfield, Utah.
Larson praised the many volunteers who organized and participated in
on-site fundraisers, activities and events over the last several weeks.
The efforts of our employee volunteers will help some of our neighbors
gain self-sufficiency and become productive members of our community;
give others a fresh start by providing food, shelter and job training;
help families overcome obstacles through available counseling; and
provide our youth with safe and productive social environments.
About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.
The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation
systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and
merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related
propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense
electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition;
satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced
aerospace structures. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Orbital ATK
employs approximately 13,000 people across the U.S. and in several
international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
Sean Wilson, 832-415-1254