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ChinaAid Association Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

Monday, February 20, 2012

February 20, 2012

MIDLAND, TX – The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced today the accreditation of ChinaAid Association of Midland, TX.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.

ChinaAid Association joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 20 million donors that have earned the right to display the ECFA seal. When an organization is accredited by ECFA, it demonstrates its willingness to follow the model of biblical accountability.

“We are pleased to include in our membership a ministry committed to reporting on religious rights violations in China, and advocating for the persecuted church in China,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 2002, ChinaAid Association (www.chinaaid.org) provides relief funds for prisoners and their families. They provide legal defense funds for human rights lawyers that are defending those that are persecuted by the Chinese government. ChinaAid Association prints and distributes the "Chinese Law & Religion Monitor", which is a legal handbook. They also provide websites containing breaking news about religious persecution and human rights violations in China via direct conversation and ties that they have throughout China.

To learn more about ChinaAid Association and their stewardship opportunities, visit ServantMatch®, ECFA’s program that matches God’s servants with the stewardship options of ECFA members based on ministry sectors and categories. It is ECFA’s newest online feature that allows you to quickly and easily find giving opportunities.

ECFA, founded in 1979, provides accreditation to leading Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with the ECFA Standards pertaining to financial accountability, fundraising and board governance. For more information about ECFA, including information about accreditation and a listing of ECFA-accredited members, visit www.ECFA.org or call 1-800-323-9473.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2012

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: John Van Drunen, Vice President
1-800-323-9473 John@ECFA.org


China Aid Contacts
Rachel Ritchie, English Media Director
Cell: (432) 553-1080 | Office: 1+ (888) 889-7757 | Other: (432) 689-6985
Email: r.ritchie@chinaaid.org
Website: www.chinaaid.org


"Bob Fu has dedicated his life to bringing freedom of religion to the Chinese people. His story is a testimony to the power of faith and an inspiration to people struggling to break free from oppression."
—Mrs. Laura Bush

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