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The Foundation in the News

Learn more about the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation and its mission by reading some of the recent news coverage we’ve received.

Media Contact

Alison Beckwith

June 2014

6/26-Lessons for Civilians from Military Payday Loans
Daily Finance

6/18-PenFed Plugs ARK as DoD Rips Payday Lenders
Credit Union Times

May 2014

5/22-James Receives Honor for Service to Military Community
Department of Defense

5/19-From One Hero to Another
On Patrol: The Magazine of the USO

5/15-SecAF Honored for 30 Years of Service
U.S. Air Force

5/15-MOAA President Received Military Hero Award at PenFed Foundation Gala

April 2014

4/18-In the Spotlight: Jane Whitfield, President & CEO, the PenFed Foundation
 The Washington Business Journal

March 2014

 The Arizona Republic

February 2014

 GovCon Executive

 The Herald

 Silicon Valley Business Journal

 AUSA News

January 2014

 Northwest Military (Page 9)

 The Military Times

 MOAA Voices for Troops

December 2013

 RE Technology

 National Mortgage News

November 2013

The Huffington Post

October 2013

Federal News Radio

10/21-The PenFed Foundation: Community Spotlight

10/9-Work on First-Ever Defenders Lodge Wraps up in Palo Alto
The Denver Post: American Homecomings

10/9-Largest Free Hotel for Veterans Undergoing Medical Care Opens up in Palo Alto
KCBS Radio

Hotel for Veterans Opens up at Palo Alto VA

Work on First Ever Defenders Lodge Wraps up in Palo Alto
The San Jose Mercury News

10/7-Housing the Heroes
The Washington Times

10/4-The Lee & Penny Anderson Defenders Lodge-A Hotel for Heroes

August 2013

The San Jose Mercury News

The San Jose Mercury News

NBC Nightly News

May 2013

The Official Website of Josh Gracin

The Washington Times

Washington Examiner

March 2013

Dream Makers Program Helping Military Members Buy Starter Homes
The Arizona Daily Star

February 2013 

Dream Makers Helps Military Families Afford Their First Home
The Washington Post

Housing Wire 
Warriors [.mp3]
2/13-PenFed Foundation Sees Record Year in 2012 for Service Members and Veterans Needing Help [.mp3]

December 2012

PenFed Fixes on Military Strategy in its Philanthropy
Washington Business Journal

* Will be published in the Jan/Feb 2013 edition of Defense Communities.

November 2012

Grant Program Offers $5,000 for First-Time Military Home Buyers
Jacksonville Daily News
Veterans Photo Contest Runs Through November
Telegraph Neighbors
11/12-The Election Is Over: Let's Make Sure Veterans Don't Lose
The Huffington Post

October 2012

10/11-Financing for Military Buyers
Real Trends Blog
10/11-Dream Makers Program on Track to Help Record Number of Military Families
Prudential Alliance Realtors
10/5-PenFed Foundation-Back Page Extra
Washington Business Journal

September 2012

9/28-Innospec Fuel Specialties of Littleton Donated $44,000 to the PenFed Foundation
The Denver Business Journal
9/27-PenFed Raises $315K at Golf Tournament
The Gainesville Times
9/25-Golfing for Veterans
Hollywood on the Potomac
9/21-Wounded Warriors!
9/20-Virginia Golf Tournament Raises Record-Breaking $315,000 to Support PenFed Foundation Programs
Cold War Veterans Blog
9/14-Interview with PenFed Foundation President Christopher Flynn (MP3)
9/12-Ninth Annual Military Heroes Golf Classic
Marine Corps Association & Foundation

July 2012

7/18-Cutting Back Veterans' Financial Assistance Fraud
Financial Fraud Law Blog
7/9-RenovatingHope Helps Iraq War Veteran
YNN, Your News Now
7/3-Help Our Veterans Keep Their Independence
The Huffington Post

June 2012

6/14-AT&T National to Debut Impressive Military Tribute in DC
6/10-Military Community Honors Heroes at Home
The Washington Post 
6/1-PenFed Foundation Night of Heroes Gala
Washington Business Journal

May 2012

5/24-Who's Where When
5/24-Hero at Home Winner
98.7 F.M. WMZQ
5/23-Applause for Home Front
The Washington Times
5/22-3-Minute Interview: Kate Kohler
Washington Examiner
5/17-PenFed Foundation to Acclaim 'Heroes at Home' at Night of Heroes Gala
5/14-PenFed Foundation to Honor 'Heroes at Home' at Eighth Annual Night of Heroes Gala
Yahoo! Finance (Business Wire)
5/11-They Also Serve: CaregiversOf Veterans Keep Our Nation Strong
The Huffington Post
5/7-Night of Heroes Gala
98.7 F.M. WMZQ

March 2012

3/28-Wounded Warriors: PenFed Foundation To Award 1 Caregiver 'Hero At Home' Award
The Huffington Post
3/25-Financial Struggles Common Among Military Families
CBS News
3/16-Family Matters Blog: Video Contest to Honor Wounded Troops' Caregivers
Department of Defense
3/13-Video Contest to Honor Home Caregivers
The Military Times
3/11-Foundation Looks to Honor Heroes at Home
Jacksonville Daily News
3/6-Hero at Home Video Contest
3/5-Government Video Website of the Week: The Hero at Home Video Contest
3/2-PenFed Foundation Recognizes 'Hero at Home'
Credit Union Journal
3/1-Know a Military Caregiver for "Hero at Home" Honor?
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

February 2012

2/28-Nominate a 'Hero at Home' Starting March 1
The Intelligencer
2/12-Job Hunt Tough for Veterans
Independent Tribune

January 2012

1/1-2011 Foundation Results

December 2011

12/28-Flynn: The Iraq War is Not Really Over
The Washington Times
12/23-Ways to Help Military at This Time of Year
The Post and Courier
12/21-Five Great Gifts for Veterans
Northern Virginia Magazine

November 2011

11/5-Home at Last for Returning Veterans
The Oregonian 

October 2011 

10/21-PenFed Foundation Hosts Night of Heroes Dinner in Beverly Hills to Honor Veterans and Military Personnel
U.S. Politics Today

September 2011 

9/17-New Defenders Lodge Will Serve Veterans for Decades
Department of Veterans Affairs

August 2011

July 2011 

7/18-Extreme CEOs
Chief Executive Magazine

June 2011

May 2011

5/23-2011 Night of Heroes Gala
Washington Life Magazine
5/18-Doing Good Deeds
The Journal Inquirer
5/17-Mark Boal: Hurt Locker Healer
The Washington Times
5/13-Giving the breath of life
Air Force Reserve Command

April 2011

 March 2011

February 2011

2/15-Need a loan?

January 2011

1/21-Daily People On the Move
Washington Business Journal

December 2010

12/25-Holiday giving down

November 2010

October 2010

10/21-Golf Tourney Puts Military Needs to the Fore
Washington Business Journal

September 2010

July 2010

7/7-New veterans face financial stress at home 
Christian Science Monitor
7/4-Philanthropy report: July 4 
Knoxville News Sentinel
7/1-Fourth of July Reflections 

June 2010

6/4- Night of Heroes Gala Gallery 
Washington Life
6/2-PenFed's Night of Heroes Gala
The Washington Post 

May 2010

5/7-Foundation plans Palo Alto hotel for veterans
San Francisco Business Times

April 2010

4/20-Hotel Help

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