Category: News

Q&A with Washington Justice’s Aaron Heckman

In honor of Month of the Military Child in April, we spoke with Aaron Heckman, Washington Justice General Manager and son of an Air Force veteran, about the importance of supporting veterans and service members. Read on to check out the Q&A: Question: What was it like growing up with a parent in the military?...

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White House Chef partners with SOWW on PenFed Foundation House

The White House Presidential Chef has committed to preparing a gourmet meal every week for the warrior family staying at the PenFed Foundation Home at SOWW’s Warrior Retreat at Bull Run. They have been there for every family since the opening of the home. The home was opened in December 2018, and the funds to build the...

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Ongoing opportunity for veterans to receive financial assistance during COVID-19

The PenFed Foundation for Military Heroes is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to empower military service members, veterans and their communities with the skills and resources to realize financial stability and opportunity. The PenFed Foundation was the first national veteran service organization (VSO) to launch a COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief program in March 2020....

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Dream Makers Program Sees Record Month in May

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and PCS delays, PenFed Foundation is seeing an increase in military families purchasing new homes right now. The Dream Makers program helped a record 30 military families buy their first home in May. The mission of the PenFed Foundation for Military Heroes is to empower military service members, veterans and their...

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Tax Provision May Help Small Business Owners and Employees

The IRC Internal Revenue Code, § 139. Disaster Relief Payments is a little-known tax code provision exempts certain payments from taxation during a disaster or terrorist attack. As a national emergency was declared which triggered the disaster provisions of the tax law, including this one—where both you and your employees can reap benefits during this...

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PenFed Foundation Announces Flagship Management as a Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program Recipient

PenFed Foundation Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program Invests in Flagship Management to Promote Veteran Jobs and Physical Therapy PenFed Foundation provides capital investment and support network to expand Flagship Management, a veteran-owned vendor of physical therapy equipment  TYSONS, Va., April 9, 2020 — Today, the PenFed Foundation is pleased to announce it has invested in Flagship...

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Pritzker Military Foundation matches up to $50,000 in COVID-19 Relief Donations

On Tuesday, March 17, the PenFed Foundation launched the COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program open to all Veterans, Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard who are experiencing a financial setback due the COVID-19 pandemic. In four days, over 6,000 service members and veterans applied for help, which led to a temporary suspension in accepting applications....

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