Rescue Mission of Utica Becomes an ECFA Accredited Organization – December 21, 2017

January 10, 2018

Rescue Mission of Utica Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

UTICA, NY – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of Rescue Mission of Utica of Utica, NY.

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

Rescue Mission of Utica joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches and ministries across America, supported by over 27 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 serving individuals overcoming homelessness, abuse, addictions, and disabilities,” said Dan Busby, president of ECFA.

Founded in 1890, Rescue Mission of Utica ( provides safe lodging, food, clothing, case management, counseling, advocacy, education and skill building, money management, referrals, and support services.

To learn more about Rescue Mission of Utica 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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