As a Community Development Credit Union, Freedom First believes in the power of community and understands the impact that our actions can have on the lives of those around us.

Whether it's through targeted lending, economic development, financial education, community outreach, or volunteer efforts, our goal is to help make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We invite you to read on and learn more about the impact Freedom First is making in the communities we call home.

Financial education
Impact through Financial Education

Impact through Homeownership

Impact through Transportation

Small dollar loans
Impact through Small Dollar Loans

Targeted Lending
Impact through Targeted Lending

Economic development
Impact through Economic Development

Direct Giving
Impact through Direct Giving

2023 Community Impact Report
Community Impact Reports

Roanoke Impact
Roanoke Valley Impact

NRV Impact
New River Valley Impact

Lynchburg Impact
Lynchburg Impact

Kayak pool at Roanoke Go Outside Festival

Community Events

See where you'll find us in the community throughout the year at local and regional events!

Freedom First team members at the Berglund Center

Join Our Team

If you want a rewarding career at an organization built on community impact, then why not join the Freedom First team?

Financial Well-Being Impacts Everyone

No matter where you are in life, you could benefit from a boost in financial well-being.