NWFCU Foundation raises $100K for scholarship program at 4th annual Golf Tournament
HERNDON, VA (July 12, 2019) — NWFCU Foundation, the charitable arm of Northwest Federal Credit Union, held its fourth annual Drive for the Driven Golf Tournament on June 18, 2019. The money raised from the event will benefit the NWFCU Foundation Scholarship Fund, which has awarded scholarships to college-bound students since 2005 totaling close to $1.4 million.
“We are so thankful for our sponsors and golfers who helped make this the most successful Drive for the Driven golf tournament to date,” said Executive Director of the Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation, Kaycee Childress. “Proceeds from this year’s event will help us expand the program in years to come, awarding even more scholarships to talented, hard-working recipients, as well as continuing to build our community college Lifeline grant program.”
2019 Sponsors Included:
Silver Sponsor: Arent Fox
Bronze Sponsor: NW Financial Advisors
Breakfast Sponsor: Fiserv
Scholarship Sponsors: Kasasa, Quality Data Systems, and Northwest Federal Credit Union
Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects
CO-OP Financial Services
Kudulis, Reisinger & Price
Southwest Business Corp
Virginia Credit Union League
2019 scholarships were awarded on June 12 and celebrated with a luncheon at the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club where the tournament was held. Applications for the 2020 scholarships will be available December 2nd, 2019.
Kaycee Childress, Executive Director of the NWFCU Foundation, Linda Jackson, Partner at Arent Fox and Jeff Bentley, President/CEO of Northwest Federal Credit Union.
About Northwest Federal Credit Union Foundation
The NWFCU Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was established in 2004 to promote and manage Northwest Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic activities. The mission of the NWFCU Foundation is to empower youth to achieve their goals by helping them learn, excel and celebrate life and by supporting their health, well-being and education. Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible to the extent permissible by law for those who itemize deductions. For more information, visit www.nwfcufoundation.org.