Community Involvement

  • Exceptional service in our communities

    Photo of Sandians helping members of the community
  • Giving generously to our neighbors

    Photo of child and Shoes for Kids program
  • Helping where we are needed

    Photo of Habitat for Humanity program and Sandians
  • Inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers

Sandia provides exceptional service in the national interest. We bring this same dedication and expertise to our local communities.

Our employees and retirees give generously, help where needed, and strive to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Whether we are engaging children in the fascination of science, serving on a Board of Directors, volunteering at a food bank, or giving money - Sandians are passionate about service.

Shoes for Kids

Contribution programs

Sandia National Laboratories employees and retirees are generous, contributing more than $5 million a year through the United Way of Central New Mexico to non-profits in New Mexico, California, and the nation.  

Volunteer Programs

Volunteer programs

Sandia employees and retirees are passionate about volunteering. You'll find Sandians judging science fairs, coaching sports teams, leading scouting troops, sorting food, building houses, and serving on community boards.