At Lyon Shipyard (LSY), we strive to give back to our community by supporting efforts that improve the quality of life in the communities surrounding our shipyard in Norfolk, VA. Through financial support, employee volunteering, and partnerships with our customers and non-profit organizations, we support causes that will have the greatest impact on the community and the people who live there.
Lyon Shipyard was recognized as a River Star Business in 2016, it is one of the programs of the Elizabeth River Project for organizations that are “Doin’ right by the river”. LSY voluntarily works towards pollution prevention and wildlife habitat enhancement. This honor was sponsored by the Elizabeth River Project.
Since 2016, Lyon Shipyard has supported The Relay For Life of Norfolk – The American Cancer Society. This life-changing experience that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.
Since 2008, Lyon Shipyard has supported The United Way of South Hampton Roads. Most recently Lyon Shipyard was granted the Trailblazer Award for raising over $17,000. The United Way’s focus is to identify and resolve pressing community issues, and to make measurable changes in communities through partnerships with schools, government agencies, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, community development corporations, voluntary and neighborhood associations, the faith community, and others.