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NWFCU Foundation Announcements

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

Night of Magic 2018

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.

4th Annual Night Glow Run

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

NWFCU Foundation Awards a Record $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 a $20,000 Higher Education Community College Grant to Northern Virginia Community College as part of the Foundation’s annual Scholarship Program.

Drive for the Driven

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.

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 will be 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, recently 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 recently 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 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.

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.

2018 Events

Check out all of our upcoming events and mark your calendars now to partake as a volunteer or participant.