HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Northwest Federal Credit Union recently sponsored the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten-mile Run, benefitting the children treated at Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) hospitals. Proceeds from the annual race are donated through the Credit Union Miracle Day charity, which brings together credit union organizations throughout the United States to support the 170 CMN hospitals.
“We were excited to once again sponsor and participate in the annual Cherry Blossom Ten-mile run,” said Northwest Federal’s President and CEO, Jeff Bentley. “Our employees look forward to running and marshaling the course each year, and we are pleased to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals as part of our community outreach efforts.”
One hundred and forty employees, family members and friends of Northwest Federal volunteered to marshal the course and participate in the run. The sponsorship and $5,000 donation is part of the credit union’s “Transforming Lives Through Acts of We” outreach program.
In addition, prior to the race, employees from Northwest Federal visited Children's National Medical Center in DC and donated to Dr. Bear's Closet providing toys and activities for patients and their family members.
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.