May 05

Northwest Federal Donates to Local Food Pantry Partners

Team members from Northwest Federal volunteering with a local non-profit partner organization

Last month, Northwest Federal Credit Union donated to eight of its local non-profit food pantry partners. The organizations, which provide food assistance, financial grants, gift cards, personal supplies and more, have been struggling in the wake of COVID-19 due to decreases in food donations from grocery stores, monetary donations and volunteer availability.

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Apr 17

NWFCU Foundation Collects Thousands of Food Items for Local Children

Kaycee Childress, Karen Foust and Jordan Fleger of the NWFCU Foundation deliver food to South Lakes Food Pantry

NWFCU Foundation recently ran a weekend meal program drive, collecting non-perishable food items to provide nourishing meals for at-promise children on weekends. The Foundation received almost 4,200 food items and several hundred dollars in donations from generous credit union members, employees and corporate partners, including Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc.

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Jan 21

Northwest Federal Opens First Branch in Arlington County

Northwest Federal’s Ballston Branch Team with Kate Bates, President and CEO of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce (front, left), and Jeff Bentley (front, right)

Northwest Federal Credit Union recently celebrated the grand opening of a new branch in Ballston, Virginia, its ninth public branch and first in Arlington County. The grand opening celebration was attended by representatives of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, community partners and local businesses. Jeff Bentley, President and CEO of Northwest Federal, expressed excitement about the new location and the opportunity to work closely with and be more accessible to members, businesses and charitable organizations in the community.

Nov 21


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Northwest Federal Credit Union announced Monday, April 1, 2019 that Constellation Federal Credit Union (CFCU) members voted to merge the two credit unions effective July 1, 2019. The merger agreement was previously approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) in February. The combined credit union will operate under the Northwest Federal brand, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia

Nov 21


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HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently introduced their new Financial Wellness Program by conducting a free seminar at the Herndon Senior Center in Herndon, Virginia. During the presentation, “Preventing Identity Theft and Fraud,” attendees learned from a member of Northwest Federal’s Fraud Mitigation Team how to avoid scams, navigate the internet, and better manage their personal and financial information.

Sep 11

NWFCU Foundation Donates $20K to Northern Virginia Community College’s Student Support Programs


The Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU) Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, began partnering with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) in 2018 by donating $10,000 as a Higher Education Award grant to NOVA-Loudoun’s Lifeline program, which is an emergency relief fund for students at the Loudoun Campus. The NWFCU Foundation established the Higher Education Award in partnership with NOVA to provide assistance to college students on the brink of completing their associate’s degree who, for some unforeseen circumstance, would not otherwise have the funds to complete their education. In these cases, either the Provost