$577,677 From Lockheed Martin Employees Support 39 Dallas/Fort Worth-Area Non-Profit Agencies

FORT WORTH, Texas, December 19, 2013 – Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] AERO Club, an employee-run charity, delivered grants totaling $577,677 to Dallas/Fort Worth-area agencies primarily serving health, children, families,  and housing needs in the community.

The grants released today support the following agencies and programs:

Health Related

  • AIDS Outreach Center:  Counseling services
  • Alzheimer’s Association of North Texas:  Case management
  • Baylor All Saints Health Foundation:  Islet Cell Research Lab
  • Cancer Care Services:  Medication for life     
  • Candlelighters Childhood Cancer:  Family financial supportive program
  • Clayton Dabney Foundation:  Everlasting Memories program
  • Cornerstone Assistance Network:  Medical and Cataract Clinic
  • Grand Prairie Wellness Center:  Family Medical Clinic
  • James L. West Alzheimer’s Center:  Caregiver and community education
  • Make-A-Wish North Texas:  Wish granting in Fort Worth
  • MHMR Visions:  The Campus renovation
  • Mother Milk Bank:  Walk-in Freezer purchase
  • North Texas Area Community Health Centers:  Family Medical Care
  • The Parenting Center: Counseling Services

Education and Job Skills Training

  • Camp Fire, First Texas Council:  Camperships for Boys and Girls Club members
  • Cassata High School:  Cassata Connections program
  • Girls, Inc of Tarrant County:  Van purchase
  • Housing Opportunities:  Homebuyer counseling and education
  • Impossible Possibilities:  Reading achievement program
  • Ladder Alliance:  Computer skills training program
  • New Day Services for Children and Families:  Character and Life Skills program
  • Texas ReEntry Services:  Job Development and Career Resources

Hunger Relief

  • Meals on Wheels of Johnson and Ellis Counties:  Van purchase
  • Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County:  Food Distribution
  • Mission Central:  Expansion of Food Distribution program
  • Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth:  Meals from the Heart Program
  • Crowley House of Hope:  Snack Sack program

Domestic Violence, Homelessness and Special Needs Individuals

  • Alliance for Children:  Replacement telephone system
  • Arlington Life Shelter:  General operating funds of homeless shelter
  • Arlington Urban Ministries:  Emergency rent and utility assistance fund
  • CASA of Tarrant County:  Volunteer supervisor
  • Catholic Charities of Fort Worth:  Assessment Center
  • Labre Society:  Winter backpacks for the homeless program
  • Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth:  Equipment purchase
  • Mission Granbury:  Supportive services
  • Recovery Resource Council:  Camp L4
  • Trinity Kids:  Memory bags for campers (children from CPS and foster care system)
  • The Women’s Center of Tarrant County:  Rape Crisis and Victim Services
  • YWCA of Tarrant County and Fort Worth:  Shelter and childcare for homeless

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs about 116,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2012 were $47.2 billion