Week of Giving

NWFCU Foundation celebrates #weekofgiving with week-long surprises and service initiatives!

Giving Week
Northwest Federal’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley presents a check to the NWFCU Foundation’s Executive Director, Alexzandra Shade to jumpstart #Weekofgiving

 

It’s official, the NWFCU Foundation’s #weekofgiving(back) was a huge success! Between November 26 - 30, 2018, the NWFCU Foundation #gaveback in various ways to support its mission to help young people in the community. 

• 11/26 – NWFCU Foundation’s Scholarship Program opened on Cyber Monday.  Also, members of the mentorship program and all fourth grade students at Dranesville Elementary School received a surprise donation of science kits and other educational items! 

• 11/27 – On #GivingTuesday the Foundation officially re-ignited its partnership with Herndon High School and donated several hundred dresses, suits, ties, etc. to Paige’s Closet at the school. 

• 11/28 – 
1) NWFCU Foundation announced its new education expansion initiative called the Aspire Higher Day program to support at-promise Sterling Middle School students in Loudoun County! 
2) The Foundation also held its last Wacky Wednesday for 2018, which was filled with holiday cheer, music, food, merriment, and a very special donation of $1K to the Herndon Neighborhood Resource Center. 

• 11/29 – For a second year in a row NWFCU employees volunteered their time outside cleaning out storage units to benefit Embry Rucker Shelter. 

• 11/30 – The Foundation launched its Kids in Crisis Drive in partnership with Mission BBQ by providing local First Responders in Herndon and Reston with a free sandwich and drink. 

Don't forget to check the NWFCU Foundation's social media accounts for photos from each day’s event(s). 

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