Northwest Federal Wins Virginia State-level Dora Maxwell Community Service Award and Earns Recognition for Corporate Philanthropy by the Washington Business Journal

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 10:41 am EST

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HERNDON, Va.

Northwest Federal Wins State-level Dora Maxwell Community Service Award and Earns Recognition for Corporate Philanthropy by the Washington Business Journal

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recently awarded 1st place for the Virginia Credit Union League’s Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The entry “Transforming Lives Through Acts of We” garnered 1st place for its combination of community service, donations, and employee involvement. In addition, the Washington Business Journal recognized Northwest Federal as one of the top fifteen midsize organizations in the DC metropolitan area for corporate philanthropy in 2018.

“We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to community involvement,” said President and CEO of Northwest Federal, Jeff Bentley. “Our community service program is one of the pillars of Northwest Federal, and we are excited about the impact we are able to make working with our Community Partners.”

Northwest Federal frames its community involvement through four paths of Community Outreach (animal welfare, children and special needs, environment and the arts, and health and wellness). Employees receive 24 paid volunteer hours each year and employee committees selected how and where to donate corporate funds in 2018. Northwest Federal selects 501c3 organizations in the community within their outreach paths who are making a meaningful difference to receive donations and volunteer hours.

About Northwest Federal Credit Union

Northwest Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution ranking among the largest credit unions in Virginia and in the top 60 credit unions in the nation. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., Northwest Federal's Why is to serve and inspire to transform lives. The Credit Union currently serves more than 260,000 members and has assets in excess of $3.4 billion. For more information, visit www.nwfcu.org or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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Jeff Bentley, NWFCU President & CEO accepted the Dora Maxwell award at the CU House of Virginia on November 14th. (Photo: Business Wire)
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Alexzandra Shade, Executive Director of the NWFCU Foundation accepted the WBJ Corporate Philanthropy award on behalf of the Credit Union. (Photo: Business Wire)
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Contact:

Olivia Harrison
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703-709-8900 ext 4869
oharrison@nwfcu.org