HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union was selected as one of seven honorees for the 2018 Cornerstones of Our Community-Best of Reston Awards. The awards are presented by Cornerstones and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce to businesses, organizations and individuals who work to enrich the community. The Foundation was selected as an honoree based on its volunteers’ community service hours including mentoring and outreach efforts.
“We are honored to be recognized for our philanthropic work in the community by Cornerstones and the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce,” said President and CEO of Northwest Federal Credit Union and Chairman of NWFCU Foundation, Jeff Bentley.
Northwest Federal recently made an annual sponsorship donation of $15,000 to Cornerstones to be used for monthly lunches for residents that will be prepared and served by credit union employees, transportation for a youth field trip, refreshing the overall appearance of the Embry Rucker Shelter, and other needs of the shelter as part of their “Transforming Lives Through Acts of We” initiative.
About Northwest Federal Credit Union
Northwest Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution ranking among the largest credit unions in Virginia and in the top 60 credit unions in the nation. Established in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., Northwest Federal's Why is to serve and inspire to transform lives. The Credit Union currently serves more than 250,000 members and has assets in excess of $3.3 billion. For more information, visit www.nwfcu.org or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
About Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation
The NWFCU Foundation was established in 2004 to promote and manage Northwest Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic activities. The mission of NWFCU Foundation is to empower youth to achieve their goals by helping them learn and celebrate life and supporting their health and well-being. The NWFCU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law for those who itemize deductions. For more information, visit www.nwfcufoundation.org.