South Bay Teen Challenge Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization

South Bay Teen Challenge Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

SAN JOSE, CA – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of South Bay Teen Challenge of San Jose, CA.

ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising.
    
South Bay Teen Challenge joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 14.6 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 provide successful recovery for men, women, teens, children, and families with destructive, abusive, and addictive lifestyles,” said Michael Martin, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1971, South Bay Teen Challenge (http://www.teenchallenge.net) fulfills their mission through mentoring, education, training, and spiritual direction.

To learn more about South Bay Teen Challenge 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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