Arlington, VA (September 14, 2016) —National Cooperative Bank
(NCB), a leading financial services company dedicated to serving cooperatives and
socially responsible organizations nationwide, was recently recognized as one
of the Best Adoption-Friendly Family Workplaces in America by
the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
"We are honored to receive
such an important recognition from the Dave Thomas Foundation for
Adoption,” said Charles E. Snyder, President and CEO of NCB. “Our employees are
the heart of the Bank, and we are proud to create an environment that allows
them to flourish in both their professional and private lives.”
adoption benefit offered by National Cooperative Bank allowed my wife and I to
develop our financial plan accordingly prior to our son's homecoming,” said
John Holdsclaw, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. “ Ten years later, we feel strongly that
the assistance provided by NCB and proper planning laid the foundation for a
successful transition once our son came home."
The Best Adoption-Friendly
Workplaces in America list includes the top 100 organizations that
provide exceptional support to employees who adopt. Rankings are
based on the amount of financial assistance and paid leave for families who
adopt, based on surveys completed by employers.
“We’re committed to dramatically
increasing the number of adoptions from foster care and commend all employers who
support families- especially those that grow their families through adoption,”
said Rita Soronen, President and CEO of the Foundation. We are so grateful to every company that has
adoption-friendly benefits in place, and we’re honored to recognize them as an
More than 100,000 children are
available for adoption in U.S. foster care. Every year, more than 23,000
children in foster care age out of the system without families. Companies and their employees
interested in learning how to create or enhance an Adoption-Friendly Workplace
can order the Foundation’s free kit at adoptionfriendlyworkplace.org.
About National Cooperative Bank:
Cooperative Bank is dedicated to strengthening communities nationwide through
the delivery of banking and financial services, complemented by a special focus
on cooperative expansion and economic development. NCB provides financial
products and services for the nation’s cooperatives, their members, and
socially responsible organizations. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Bank
has offices in Alaska, California, New York, Ohio and Virginia. To learn more,
visit www.ncb.coop, National Cooperative Bank on Facebook or
Instagram, or on Twitter @natlcoopbank.
About the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is a national
nonprofit public charity dedicated exclusively to finding permanent homes for
the more than 130,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems.
Created by Wendy’s® founder, Dave Thomas, who was adopted, the Foundation
implements evidence-based, results-drive national service programs, foster care
adoption awareness campaigns and innovative grant making. To learn more, visit davethomasfoundation.org
or call 1-800-ASK-DTFA.