PenFed Foundation held its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala

On May 4, the PenFed Foundation held its 13th Annual Night of Heroes Gala at Trump® International Hotel. The event raised a record nearly $1.5 million.  All proceeds go towards supporting more than 35,000 veterans, active military members, and their families each year.  Nearly 800 military, business, community, and government leaders attended the event which included moving tributes to three remarkable heroes making a difference on behalf of those who have served.

Tammy Darvish, PenFed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and President of the PenFed Foundation; Congressman Johnson; Jett Thompson, Legislative Director to Congressman Johnson; Bob CarterPresident of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. and Executive General Manager, Toyota Motor Corporation, who received the Community Hero Award; James Schenck, PenFed President and CEO and PenFed Foundation CEO; The Honorable Frederick F.Y. Pang, Chairman of the PenFed Foundation Board of Directors and Member of the PenFed Credit Union Board of Directors.

Pictured At Top: Claudia Avila with her husband Captain Luis Avila and family.  Claudia (pictured fourth from left) received the Hero at Home Award from the PenFed Foundation.

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