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  • Jul 08
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fourth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on June 18, 2019. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005 totaling close to $1.4 million. “We are so thankful for our sponsors and golfers who helped make this the most successful Drive for the Driven golfmore...
  • Jun 14
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to college-bound individuals, including $20,000 to Northern Virginia Community College for their “Lifeline Grant,” an emergency relief fund for students on their campuses. “It is our privilege to award these outstanding students $5,000 each to assist them in pursuing their higher educationmore...
  • Nov 30
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, celebrated #GivingTuesday with a week of giving back to the community and a $10,000 donation to Sterling Middle School in support of the school's AVID Program. The funds donated will be used to support the NWFCU Foundation's new education initiative, titled Aspire Higher. The donation will provide 55 middle school students with opportunitiesmore...
  • Aug 28
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Friday, August 17, 2018 the NWFCU Foundation held its 9th annual Night of Magic celebration at Inova Children's Hospital, which included a $10,000 donation to the Inova Cares Clinic for Children. “The NWFCU Foundation was delighted to make its largest donation to the Inova Cares Clinic yet, which will enable the clinic to further service its mission to provide comprehensive pediatric medical servicesmore...
  • Jun 28
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the NWFCU Foundation, recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to college-bound individuals, including a $20,000 Higher Education Community College Grant to Northern Virginia Community College as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program. “It is our privilege to have the opportunity to award 26 college-bound students with $5,000 NWFCU Foundation scholarships tomore...
  • May 22
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its third annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on May 14, 2018. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005 totaling over $1 million. “Our golf tournament took place at Chantilly National Golf and Country Club for the thirdmore...
  • Mar 15
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union was selected as one of seven honorees for the 2018 Cornerstones of Our Community-Best of Reston Awards. The awards are presented by Cornerstones and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce to businesses, organizations and individuals who work to enrich the community. The Foundation was selected as an honoree based on its volunteers’ communitymore...
  • Jan 03
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation recently held its first ever Kids in Crisis drive, collecting over 2,000 plush toys, blankets, and other comfort items for local first responders to provide to children in crisis situations. “The Kids in Crisis drive supports the important work our first responders perform to serve our community, while also fulfilling our mission to advocate for the health and well-being of youth inmore...
  • Dec 12
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NWFCU Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, celebrated #GivingTuesday with a week of giving back to the community. Volunteers came together to clean up a local community shelter’s storage facility, provide a surprise holiday party for children at an outreach center, and present a budgeting workshop to low-income families. “The spirit of giving back is at the heart of everything the NWFCUmore...
  • Oct 06
    HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On September 23rd the NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its Neon Night Glow Run with 260 individuals participating to raise funds to support this year’s Night of Magic, held on September 29th. Each year the NWFCU Foundation hosts the Night of Magic at Inova Children’s Hospital to provide critically ill children and their families an opportunity to have a night of fun during a challenging timemore...