Press Releases

  • Oct 17
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation held its 2nd annual Neon Night Glow Run on Saturday, September 24th with over 225 runners for the 5K and 1-mile fun run races. The routes traversed parts of the WO&D and Runnymeade trails, ending back at Northwest Federal Credit Union for post-race entertainment, prizes for the best costumes and more. The family-friendly event raised money for the Foundation’s annual Night of Magic , which givesmore...
  • Sep 30
    Herndon, Va. (September 30, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union supported one of its partner schools, Herndon High, with a donation to their PRIDE program, which recognizes students who model positive, community-oriented behavior. The program began four years ago and has made a substantial difference in the school culture, decreasing discipline referrals and providing countless opportunities for character development.“We’re proud to be a part of Herndon High School’s initiative to recognizemore...
  • Sep 26
    Herndon, Va. (September 26, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union was honored to be the Bronze Sponsor of the Swing for Soldiers 2016 golf tournament held on September 16th at the Bull Run Golf Club in Haymarket, Va., hosted by Best Value Technology, Inc., a business member of the Credit Union.The event supported the Warrior Retreat at Bull Run, a place for ill and injured service men and women residing at local military hospitals to go with their families as a respite from the hospitalmore...
  • Sep 23
    Herndon, Va. (September 23, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union strengthened its partnership with Special Olympics Virginia by sponsoring the Dulles Day 5K/10K on the Runway on September 17th, a race held in conjunction with the annual Dulles Day event. Northwest employees ran in the race that raises funds to support over 27,000 Special Olympics Virginia athletes.“As part of our field of membership, Special Olympics Virginia provides Northwest Federal with new and meaningful ways for themore...
  • Sep 20
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CU Realty Services LLC recently recognized Northwest Federal Credit Union as one of only eight credit unions to reach over $1M in savings to members through their HomeAdvantage program. Over the past 12 years as a participant, the Credit Union has saved its members over $4.4M. Several of the top performing loan officers were recognized at the event for their high number of member registrations and referrals including Sharon Epperson,more...
  • Sep 19
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s employees donated a truck load of food and $2,500 during the Credit Union’s 3rd annual Summertime Food Drive. Donations benefitted LINK, Inc., a local non-profit providing emergency food to people in need near Northwest Federal’s headquarters in Herndon, Va. “Our Summertime Food Drive addresses an unfortunate reality—the state of many individuals and families in our community being withoutmore...
  • Sep 13
    Herndon, Va. (September 13, 2016) – The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, collected backpacks and school supplies for the Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools, donating them along with a $1k check in support of local students. Employees and members donated items as part of the annual, county-wide “Collect for Kids” campaign.“Over 50,000 children in Fairfax County receive free or reduced-price lunches, making an astounding number of our localmore...
  • Aug 25
    Herndon, Va. (August 25, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union announces its newest Community Partnership with Special Olympics Virginia. The partnership includes sponsoring the organization’s Dulles Day 5K/10K on the Runway, held on September 17th in support of over 27,000 Special Olympics Virginia athletes.“It’s important to us that we support events that make a real contribution to the fundraising efforts of our Community Partners,” said President and CEO of Northwest Federal, Chrismore...
  • Aug 18
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its first ever Drive for the Driven golf tournament on August 8, 2016. The $50k raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which was expanded this past year to include need-based scholarships. 22 foursomes hit the links at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club in Centreville, Va., enjoying a day of golfmore...
  • Jul 28
    Herndon, Va. (July 28, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union recently presented a check to the Children’s Science Center for sponsorship of the Discovery Zone, a gallery inside the Children’s Science Center Lab designed for budding young scientists aged five and under.“Northwest Federal is pleased to have partnered with the Children’s Science Center through our Discovery Zone sponsorship,” said Senior Vice President of Enterprise Marketing, Victoria Gillespie. “Like the Center, we aremore...