At its national conference in July, the National Council for Adoption announced its 2011 awards. The Christian Alliance for Orphans and the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships were both honored with the “Friend of Adoption” Award.
Said NCFA President Chuck Johnson, “NCFA has the privilege, year after year, of recognizing some of the most dedicated and experienced individuals and organizations working on behalf of children and families. Our Adoption Hall of Fame and Friend of Adoption Awards honor those whose work and advocacy inspire all of us in the adoption community.”
Alliance President Jedd Medefind received the award on behalf of all of the organizations, churches and individual members of the Alliance. He expressed, “We are truly honored by this award from NCFA, which has been such a respected and long-standing champion for children in public policy, research and beyond.”
“There is a great and growing passion for the cause of adoption, foster care and global orphan initiatives among committed Christians across America,” Medefind explained. “Each of us that are part of the Alliance are tremendously thankful to get to help expand, equip and guide this vibrant movement.”