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Diaper Drive

Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation’s Diaper Drive Provides Over Three Months’ Supply to NOVA Diaper Bank


Thousands of Food Items Collected for Local Children

Northwest Federal Credit Union 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. for its Weekend Meal Drive.


Kids in Crisis

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 Holds Inaugural Coat Drive

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.


10th Annual Night of Magic Event Includes $10,000 Donation to Inova Cares Clinic for Children

In August 2019, the NWFCU Foundation held its 10th annual Night of Magic celebration at Inova Children's Hospital. The annual Night of Magic gives children receiving treatment at local hospitals, and their families, a chance to attend a celebratory event, including music, dancing, food and more.


Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation Awards $150,000 in Scholarship Money

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.


NWFCU Foundation Raises $100K for Scholarship Program at 4th Annual Golf Tournament

NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fourth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on June 18, 2019.


NWFCU Foundation Collects Thousands of Food Items for Local Children

NWFCU Foundation ran a weekend meal program drive to collect non-perishable food items to provide nourishing meals for at-promise children to have on weekends.


2018 Week of Giving

On November 30, 2018, NWFCU Foundation 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


4th Annual Night Glow Run

The NWFCU Foundation held its 4th annual Neon Night Glow Run on July 14th, 2018, raising money for their 9th annual Night of Magic, which the NWFCU Foundation hosts at Inova Children’s Hospital.


2018 Cornerstones of Our Community-Best of Reston Awards

The Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU) Foundation was announced as Honoree among the 12 Finalists and Honorees for the 2018 Cornerstones of Our Community-Best of Reston Awards. The selected Honorees were celebrated at the 2018 Cornerstones of Our Community – Best of Reston Awards Gala on April 12th for giving selflessly of their time, for the causes about which they are passionate, and in so doing making our community stronger.


NWFCU Foundation's Partnership with NOVA Community College 

The Northwest Federal Credit Union (NWFCU) Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, partnered with the College to donate a $10,000 Higher Education Award grant to NOVA-Loudoun Lifeline – an emergency relief fund for students at the Loudoun Campus.


Weekend Meal Drive

The NWFCU Foundation partnered with Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, PC to make the first donation from their Weekend Meals Drive. The drive collects non-perishable food to be donated to local school programs that ensure students who rely on free and reduced-price school meals have food over the weekend.


Kids in Crisis

Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation 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.


Car Raffle

Sharon K., resident of Herndon, VA was selected on June 15, 2017 as the winner of our car raffle in partnership with Carvana. Sharon selected a blue Ford Edge and her car was delivered on August 8, 2017. Many thanks to our corporate partner, Carvana; congratulations to Sharon; and thanks to all who purchased raffle tickets to benefit the Scholarship Program.


Weekend Backpack Program

The NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, partnered with members, corporations and Community Partners to donate over 7,000 child-friendly, nutritious, nonperishable food items as part of their Weekend Backpack Program.


2017 NWFCU Scholarship Recipients

The Foundation recognized 26 individuals as its 2017 scholarship award recipients with a record distribution amount of $140,000 and launched its new Higher Education Community College award. Over $1,000,000 in scholarship monies has been presented to 258 students since our program began 13 years ago.