Herndon, Va. (November 9, 2020) – Northwest Federal Credit Union has been named Outstanding Corporation in this year’s Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards. The ten winners, which include organizations, businesses and individual volunteers, are recognized for significantly contributing to the life and welfare of the Commonwealth and its citizens.
“We are honored to receive this award and recognition,” said Jeff Bentley, President and CEO of Northwest Federal. “This is a testament to our commitment to community service and honors Northwest Federal's sincere dedication to serving others. Our employees are truly passionate about giving back and embodying our Why statement: Together, we serve and inspire to transform lives.”
Northwest Federal Credit Union has made a strong commitment to volunteerism and giving back to the community, including a community service initiative called “Transforming Lives Through Acts of We.” Each staff member receives 24 paid volunteer hours per year, and Northwest Federal partners with many local organizations to provide numerous opportunities for employees to volunteer and serve. In 2019, employees volunteered more than 9,200 hours and Northwest Federal donated more than $120,000 to their community partners.
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 260,000 members and has assets in excess of $3.4 billion. For more information, visit www.nwfcu.org or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.