Press Releases

  • Aug 15
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, recently partnered with Carvana to raffle a car with proceeds benefitting the Foundation’s scholarship program. The Foundation and Carvana jointly presented winner Sharon K. of Herndon, Va. with a 2014 Ford Escape SE during the giveaway celebration on August 8th. “As a NWFCU Foundation donor and member of the NWFCU family, I bought raffle tickets tomore...
  • Aug 03
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union made one of its largest donations in late July, benefitting six local charities as part of the credit union’s 70 Acts of We, celebrating 70 years of service to the community. As its 13th Act of We, the credit union donated $2,324 each to Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Arts Herndon, Audubon Society of Northern Virginia, Cornerstones, (all Community Partners of the credit union) andmore...
  • Jul 10
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $140,000 in scholarships to 26 students and launched its new Higher Education Community College award as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program. On June 21, 2017 the Foundation held a scholarship luncheon at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club, honoring the recipients’ achievements. “This year’s winnersmore...
  • Jul 05
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s VP of Marketing and Communications, Harmonie Taddeo, was recently presented with the National Association of Federally-insured Credit Union’s (NAFCU) Professional of the Year award (credit unions with over $250M in assets category). Dan Berger, President and CEO of NAFCU and Charles A. Rutan, CEO of Southwest Airlines and NAFCU's Director-at-Large, presented the award to Taddeo at NAFCU’s 50thmore...
  • Jun 16
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its second annual Drive for the Driven golf tournament on May 22, 2017. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which awards college scholarships to members and non-members alike. "On behalf of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, I am proud to report that this year's tournament nettedmore...
  • May 22
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently donated $1,000 to the REALTORS® Relief Foundation at the annual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo. The donation was part of the Credit Union’s “70 Acts of We” initiative celebrating 70 years of service to the community. The choice of charities acknowledges the importance of Northwest Federal’s connection with its REALTORS® Federal Credit Union division. “The REALTORS®more...
  • Apr 28
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On April 22, Northwest Federal welcomed members to its annual Member Appreciation Day event as part of its year-long “70 Years of We” celebration. Despite the rainy weather, over 400 members attended, enjoying free food, carnival games, and more. Face painters, balloon artists and caricature artists treated members to personalized souvenirs. A miniature train and a visit from Westie, the kids club accounts' mascot, made the day fun formore...
  • Apr 27
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union has hired Joe Hasto as its new Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer. Hasto most recently serviced as EVP/CFO with Elements Financial Federal Credit Union in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to that, Hasto’s 23 years of credit union experience included Public Service Credit Union in Denver, Colorado and Wegmans Federal Credit Union in Rochester, New York. “We are pleased Joe has joined our Executivemore...
  • Apr 19
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union was recently a sponsor of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-mile Run, proceeds from which benefit the children treated at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. The race, held on the grounds of the Washington Monument, raises money to support the Credit Union Miracle Day charity, which brings together credit union organizations throughout the United States to support the 170 CMN hospitalsmore...
  • Apr 11
    PHOENIX & HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carvana, a leading eCommerce platform for buying used cars, and Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU), a Virginia-based credit union with more than $3.1 billion in assets, have partnered to provide a completely online vehicle financing and purchasing solution to NWFCU members. The collaboration offers the more than 200,000 NWFCU members the convenience, selection, and value of purchasing a car from Carvana combined with themore...