Northwest Federal donates over $17,000 to local food pantries

HERNDON, VA (July 30, 2021)Northwest Federal Credit Union recently met with representatives from food pantries across Northern Virginia, providing donations in support of their programs to address food insecurity in the local community. In total, Northwest Federal donated $17,500 to eight food pantries.

“When the nation experienced massive layoffs last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, many families in our area had an urgent need for food assistance,” said President and CEO of Northwest Federal, Jeff Bentley. “Our Community Partners were able to provide resources to people when they needed it most, and we’re honored to be able to support their continued efforts.”

Northwest made monetary donations to:

–          Action in Community Through Service (ACTS) of Prince William County

–          Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC)

–          Britepaths Food Pantry

–          Dulles South Food Pantry

–          House of Mercy

–          LINK Against Hunger

–          Seven Loaves

–          Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM)

All recipient organizations are Northwest Federal Credit Union Community Partners. The Community Partner program at Northwest Federal is a free partnership for 501(c)(3) organizations whose missions align with Northwest Federal’s four paths of community outreach: animal welfare, children and special needs, environment and the arts, and health and wellness.

To learn more about the Community Partner program, visit Northwest Federal’s website.


Left to Right, Harmonie Taddeo, Executive Director of WFCM; Mary Ellen D’Andrea, Director of Development at WFCM; Michelle Sandy, Community Engagement Manager at Northwest, and Jeff Bentley, President and CEO of Northwest

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., the Northwest Why statement is to serve and inspire to transform lives. The Credit Union currently serves more than 280,000 members and has assets in excess of $4 billion. For more information, visit or connect with us on FacebookTwitter or LinkedIn.


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