First Financial Northwest Bank received the American Bankers Association National Volunteerism Award at their National Conference for its Auction Team Program created to provide nonprofits with volunteers for their auctions. The program became official in 2017. In its first year, 228 hours were donated to nonprofits. The program’s first full year saw an increase to 448 hours, which resulted in a 269% increase in CRA hours. They bank is currently on track to volunteer at 15 nonprofit auctions and donate 1,000 hours.