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.Read More
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.Read More
Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation recently held its second annual Kids in Crisis drive, collecting over 400 plush toys, blankets, and other comfort items for local first responders to provide to children in crisis situations.
Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation recently held its inaugural Coats for Kids drive, collecting well over 300 winter coats, along with boxes of hats and gloves, to help keep children in Northern Virginia warm this winter.
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.
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
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.
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