OREANDA-NEWS. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is donating $100,000 and providing employee volunteers to Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. to build a home for a veteran in the southeast neighborhood of the District.

"Raytheon is dedicated to making a difference in the communities where our employees live, work and serve," said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business. "Our company provides solutions to help our service men and women complete their missions and return home safely. So it's especially fitting that we're helping build a new home for one of our veterans."

DC Habitat will identify the future homeowners of the home built with the Raytheon gift.

About Habitat of Humanity of Washington, D.C.

Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. believes that everyone deserves a house they want to call home. That's why we work to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness in the nation's capital by building affordable, energy- and resource-efficient homes for people in need. DC Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes in order to sell them to families who are ineligible for conventional financing. 

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries.