Press Releases

  • 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...
  • Jun 28
    Herndon, Va. (June 28, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $80K in scholarships to 16 students as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program. On June 22, 2016 the Foundation held a lunch at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club, honoring the recipients’ achievements.“The lunch is our opportunity to commend the students for their commitment to excellence and to thank our donors and corporate sponsors, whosemore...
  • Jun 10
    Herndon, Va. (June 10, 2016) – NWFCU Foundation announces its Drive for the Driven fundraising golf event, on August 8, 2016 at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club in Centreville, Va. All proceeds from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund. This year the Foundation expanded the program to include need-based scholarships, recognizing both the importance of higher education and the steadily increasing cost of a degree.Many corporate sponsors have signed on tomore...
  • Jun 07
    Herndon, Va. (June 7, 2016) – Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $80K in scholarships to 16 students as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program.The program recognizes students who demonstrate leadership skills and dedication to their schools and communities. This year the Foundation awarded several need-based scholarships, acknowledging the rising cost, as well as the increasing importance, of higher education.“Our Foundation’smore...