Community Engagement

employees packing bags for charity

Noblis is dedicated to ethical practices and serving the public good through the work we do. We also take very seriously our duty to be an example in social responsibility and community engagement. We demonstrate our strong spirit of collaboration and commitment to serve the public by participating in or contributing to organizations that strengthen the communities in which we live and work. Each year, Noblis lends significant support to programs whose missions are to eliminate hunger and homelessness, promote education and learning and improve the lives of veterans. 

Noblis employees from the Front Line Leadership Program gathered at HQ in Reston for a community service activity, they sit at a long table cutting and tying fleece to make "Blankets for Vets."

Making Blankets for Vets

Team Noblis leaders came together at our Reston office to serve those who have served by making blankets for veterans in palliative and hospice care. This opportunity was part of a program organized by Capital Caring Health and Volunteer Fairfax.

Group of Noblis volunteers and family standing in a group outside the Capital Area Food Bank building in Washington DC.

Igniting the Spark at the Capital Area Food Bank

Noblis employees and their families came out to #IgniteTheSpark and volunteer at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC. Our enthusiastic group of volunteers packed boxes that will be distributed to families in the DMV area.

Collage of Noblis employee selfies taken for the virtual Wounded Warrior Project 5k.

Carrying Forward with the Wounded Warrior Project

Members of the Military and Veterans employee resource group and others across the company participated in the Wounded Warrior Project’s Virtual Carry Forward 5K. Team Noblis set a goal of raising $3,000 and exceeded that goal, raising $3,663 and completing 848 miles.

Group of Noblis employees standing with bags of food they collected at the Bridgeport, WV office.

Giving Tuesday 2023: Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia

Noblis partnered with several charitable organizations for events on Giving Tuesday. Employees at our Virginia Beach office packed food for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore. Employees at our Reston and Chantilly, VA offices packed items for Food for Others for students in need of meals on the weekends. Employees from our Bridgeport, WV office packed food for local school pantries for The Pantry Plus More. And employees from our Woodlawn, MD office packed boxes of essential supplies for House of Ruth.

Noblis employees outside a food bank in Philadelphia.

Giving Tuesday 2023: Philly and San Antonio

Noblis partnered with several charitable organizations for events on Giving Tuesday. Employees at our Philadelphia office put together foodpacks to be donated to Philabundance Food Bank. Employees at our San Diego office collected and packed items for the San Antonio Food Bank.

Students and teachers pose for a group photo at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

Connecting the Dots between Design and Technology

Noblis employees and members of the U.S. Navy met and hosted South Philadelphia High graphic design students at the Navy Yard near Philadelphia. The students learned how the military assists with college, tried our VR demos, met a data scientist and the Noblis marketing and communications team taught them about branding and design practices aligned to their career and technical education class.

Several middle school students gathered in the Noblis innovation and collaboration center.

Inspiring Students through Innovation and Technology

Noblis hosted 46 middle school students and five educators from Alexandria City Public Schools as part of the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus K-12 Initiative, which is committed to inspiring, motivating and preparing students for technology careers. The students joined Noblis employees on a walkthrough of our labs for activities and demos related to autonomous systems, life sciences, innovation momentum and forensics.

Noblis employees with students at Berkley Community Center event for young scientists.

Inspiring Young Minds at a Robotics Camp

Noblis and Norfolk State University’s Director of Cyber Security hosted a two-day robotics camp for young scientists in partnership with Norfolk’s Berkley Community Center. Employees from our Hampton Roads, VA office worked with students ranging from 8 to 13 years old.

Group of Noblis and Noblis MSD employees at the south philadelphia high RAM fair.

Encouraging STEM at South Philly High

Team Noblis and Sparky visit South Philadelphia High School and met students for their year end fair — called the Ram Fair after the school mascot. The team will also work with teachers to augment the STEM curriculum in the 2024 school year.

Group of Noblis employees and their families at Feeding San Diego offices.

Helping Those in Need with Feeding San Diego

Noblis Employees from our California office, and their families, gathered to give back to their local community by helping Feeding San Diego prepare boxes of food to be distrubuted to those in need.

Group of Noblis employees and their families came out to volunteer at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC.

Volunteering with the Capital Area Food Bank

Noblis employees and their families came out to volunteer at the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC. The volunteers packed 879 boxes that were distributed to families in the DC, Maryland and Virginia area.

Scientist from Mad Science VA next to Sparky the Noblis Dog and a table full of science equipment during a demo for kids at STEM camp.

Sparky Helps Introduce Mad Science

Noblis was honored to be part of the Berkley Community Center STEM camp for kids and to help make possible the participation of a scientist from Mad Science Virginia to share exciting experiments.