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Federal Credit Union’s
charitable arm, the NWFCU
, recently awarded $150,000 in scholarships to
college-bound individuals, including $20,000 to Northern
Virginia Community College
for their “Lifeline Grant,” an emergency
relief fund for students on their campuses.

“It is our privilege to award these outstanding students $5,000 each to
assist them in pursuing their higher education goals,” said Executive
Director of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, Kaycee
Childress. “We also want to sincerely thank our scholarship committee
and our donors, both individuals and businesses, who have given their
time and funds to help a deserving group of young people achieve their

The Foundation has awarded nearly $1.4 million in scholarships to 310
recipients from 22 states since its inception. This represents 102
colleges in the United States where students have attended due in part
to the generosity of Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation donors.

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

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,
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Kristen Soller
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