Helping Military Heroes and their families

through financial education, credit-building, home ownership, short-term assistance and veteran entrepreneurial support.

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PenFed Foundation Supports the Defenders Lodge

A $17 million public-private partnership with the Department of Veteran's Affairs that provides housing for veterans receiving care in Palo Alto VA Medical Center.

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Who Our Programs Help

Meet Dennis

He is a 42-year-old disabled veteran, honorably discharged from the United States Army as a combat medic in 2014. Since Dennis has a 90% disability rating, he receives about $3,500 a month through the VA. However, due to his combat-related disability, he is not able to work to earn extra income.

Dennis and his wife recently decided to adopt his two nieces upon the passing of their mother. This process set the family back financially and his flawless credit score was in jeopardy.

Through the PenFed Foundation, Dennis was able to apply for Emergency Financial Assistance where he received $3,500 for his past due mortgage payment along with financial counseling to help him budget accordingly during this period of financial set-back.

We helped Dennis. We can help you too!

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100% of Your Donations Help Our Military Heroes

Help create a strong and secure financial future for our nation’s defenders. They have given so much for us, we should be able to help them.

The mission of the PenFed Foundation is to provide service members, veterans, their families and support networks with the skills and resources they need to build a strong financial future. We change lives through financial education, credit-building, home ownership and short-term assistance. PenFed Credit Union underwrites all PenFed Foundation expenses, so your donations directly support our nation’s service members, veterans and their caregivers.


The amount of military families we have helped since 2001.