Arlington, Va. – Guided by our continued commitment to the communities where we live and work, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I) today announced a series of charitable contributions to organizations across the United States in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. ACT I employees recommended key charitable organizations in their local communities across the nation where they deliver mission-essential services to our government customers every day.
“This is ACT I in Action,” said ACT I CEO Michael Niggel. “We are proud to call Albany, Arlington, Colorado Springs, Okaloosa County, Patuxent River, and Waco our home. These communities support us every day, and during this important time in our history, it is our humbling opportunity to do what we can to support them.”
Contributions were made on behalf of the ACT I workforce in six communities across the country with ACT I operating locations to directly assist community needs in response to the crisis. Organizations were selected in tandem with local employee recommendations to best provide for local needs.
These communities and organizations with ACT I operating location include:
Albany, GA (Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany)
- Phoebe Foundation
Arlington, VA (ACT I Corporate Headquarters; Support to government agencies throughout the National Capital Region)
- USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore
- Capital Area Food Bank
Colorado Springs, CO (Peterson Air Force Base)
- Care and Share: Food Bank for Southern Colorado
- Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region
Okaloosa County, FL (Hurlburt Field)
- Air Force Enlisted Village
St. Mary’s County, MD (Naval Air Station Patuxent River)
- Feed St. Mary’s
Waco, TX (ACT I Support Headquarters)
- Central Texas Food Bank
- United Way of Waco – McLennan County
“I am proud of the rich cross-section of organizations we are supporting as part of our COVID-19 contributions,” said Niggel. “We know these communities, and our Nation, will emerge united from this pandemic, and we will continue to stand with them.”
In recognition of the unwavering service of professionals on the front lines of COVID-19, ACT I also delivered meals to the Arlington County Fire Department ordered from local Arlington restaurants to additionally bolster community businesses. The company has also partnered with the Virginia Hospital Center to provide meals for healthcare professionals in the weeks ahead.
ACT I remains active in local communities throughout the year, supporting important community organizations as part of its charitable fund, including Wreaths Across America, the Air Force Aid Society, the Coast Guard Foundation, the Urban Alliance of Northern Virginia, and the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk.