Patrick Henry Family Services Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

Patrick Henry Family Services Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

LYNCHBURG, VA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Patrick Henry Family Services of Lynchburg, VA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
Patrick Henry Family Services joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 14 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 accredit a ministry committed to meet the urgent needs of families and children in crisis,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1961, Patrick Henry Family Services ( supports south-central Virginia’s most vulnerable children and helps to create strong, loving families through their interconnected programs.

To learn more about Patrick Henry Family Services 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 or call 1-800-323-9473.