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It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Mendell Thompson, President and CEO of America’s Christian Credit Union, for receiving a 2014 Angels in Adoption award by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) in Washington D.C.! ACCU is a generous Corporate Sponsor of the FCS Educational Foundation.  Congratulations, Mendell, and many thanks to your great ACCU team for advocating on behalf of over 1,000 children who now have “forever homes.”

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AMERICA’S CHRISTIAN CREDIT UNION CEO HEADS TO WASHINGTON D.C. TO ACCEPT ANGELS IN ADOPTION AWARD

Glendora, CA, August 27, 2014— Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi has selected President and CEO of America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU), Mendell L. Thompson as a 2014 Angels in Adoption™ awardee for his outstanding advocacy of defending the cause of the fatherless. The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), which orchestrated the Angels in Adoption™ program, will honor Mr. Thompson at an awards ceremony on September 16 and gala on September 17 in Washington, DC.
Mendell L. Thompson is being honored for spearheading the adoption ministry at America’s Christian Credit Union. ACCU has helped over 1,000 children find forever families through their award-winning Adoption Loan Program. In response to the news of receiving this award Thompson said, “This is indeed an honor, blessing and statement of God’s hand on our mission. We believe that every child deserves a forever family and will work every day to advance the cause of the orphan.”
The Angels in Adoption™ program is CCAI’s signature public awareness campaign and provides an opportunity for all members of the U.S. Congress to honor the good work of their constituents who have enriched the lives of foster children and orphans in the United States and abroad. Each year, more than 140 Angels are honored through the Angels in Adoption™ program.

About The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is a 501©3 nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about the tens of thousands of orphans and foster children in the United States and the millions of orphans around the world in need of permanent, safe, and loving homes through adoption. CCAI’s goal is the elimination of the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic right of a family. CCAI does not receive any government funding and relies on the generous support of foundations, corporations, and individuals to accomplish their mission. For more information, visit http://www.ccainstitute.org or http://www.angelsinadoption.org.

About America’s Christian Credit Union
America’s Christian CU provides a broad range of financial solutions to individuals and ministries that empower them to reach their stewardship goals while expanding God’s Kingdom. Founded in 1958 and currently managing nearly $500 million in assets, ACCU serves the financial needs of its individual, family, ministry and business members. Funds entrusted to the credit union are reinvested in Kingdom purposes, supporting the Church worldwide. For additional information, visit http://www.AmericasChristianCU.com.

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