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ACCU Inducted into Adoption Hall of Fame

October 29, 2015

We are excited to congratulate our friend, Mendell Thompson, President/CEO of America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU) for his induction into the National Council for Adoption’s Adoption Hall of Fame. The following news release was sent from the ACCU.





Bruce Lund, Marketing

(626) 208-5400 ext. 5555



Glendora, CA, October 27, 2015 — The National Council for Adoption (NCFA) has selected President/CEO of America’s Christian Credit Union (ACCU), Mendell L. Thompson, to be inducted into their Adoption Hall of Fame for his tireless advocacy in defending the cause of children seeking an adoptive home. The National Council for Adoption will honor Mr. Thompson at the “Great Expectations – A Celebration of Adoption” gala ceremony on November 5, 2015, in Washington, DC.

Mr. Thompson is being honored for his visionary leadership in spearheading the adoption program at America’s Christian Credit Union.  Since 2009, ACCU has helped over 1,300 children find “forever families” through their award-winning Adoption Loan Program. In response to the news of receiving this award, Thompson remarked, “This is such an amazing honor! We are so blessed by what God is doing in the lives of these children and families.  We believe that every child deserves a forever family and will continue to work every day to advance the cause of adoption.”

 “At National Council For Adoption, our goal is to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive in a loving and permanent family. America’s Christian Credit Union shares our commitment to improving the lives of children through their affordable adoption loan and grant programs. We are honored to present the 2015 Adoption Hall of Fame Award to Mendell L. Thompson, who has gone above and beyond to help children come home to their forever families.” – Chuck Johnson, President/CEO, National Council For Adoption.

 About The National Council for Adoption

The National Council for Adoption is passionately committed to the belief that every child deserves to thrive in a nurturing, permanent family.  NCFA’s mission is to meet the diverse needs of children, birthparents, adopted individuals, adoptive families, and all those touched by adoption through global advocacy, education, research, legislative action, and collaboration.  To learn more, visit

 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