New York City Rescue Mission Becomes an ECFA Member

May 25, 2012

New York City Rescue Mission Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

NEW YORK CITY, NY – The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) announced today the accreditation of New York City Rescue Mission of New York City, NY.

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

New York City Rescue Mission 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 providing spiritual hope, food, shelter, clothing and recovery opportunities to the needy at their doors,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1872, New York City Rescue Mission’s ( comprehensive programs and services include food service,overnight lodging, residential recovery program, chapel,and medical service. They provide homeless men with basic necessities and help them recover from substance abuse and commit themselves to a recovery program that provides them with opportunities to change their lives through study of the Scriptures, counseling, general life skills training, basic educational training, daily work therapy, and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

To learn more about New York City Rescue Mission 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.


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