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MSC Industrial Supply Co. Supports EAC Network’s Annual Luncheon

EAC Network received a very charitable donation of $10,000 from MSC Industrial Supply Co., in support of the agency’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. The fundraiser was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 …
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BWD Group Shows Support for EAC Network’s LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon With $5,000 Gift

BWD Group, LLC (BWD) of Plainview NY, presented EAC Network with a $5,000 gift in support of the agency’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. The fundraiser was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 …
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EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels Program Receives a $2,500 Grant

EAC Network is proud to announce its Meals on Wheels program received a generous $2,500 grant from the Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA).  The grant was awarded for the human service agency’s efforts to raise community awareness and participation …
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EAC Network Participates In The NYC Half Marathon and Raises Over $11,000 For Its NYC Programs

EAC Network participated in the New York Road Runners Annual New York City Half Marathon on Sunday, March 16th, 2014 and raised over $11,000 to help support the agency’s NYC programs and services. EAC Network was chosen as an official …
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EAC Network’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon Raises Almost $115,000

EAC Network’s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, was held on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The annual event raised almost $115,000 for the agency’s many programs and services. …
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EAC Network and PSCH Announce their Affiliation and Initial Strategic Agenda

Alan M. Weinstock, CEO of PSCH, and Lance Elder, President and CEO of EAC Network, are proud to announce the formal affiliation of the two non-profit organizations which serve New York City and Long Island with human services programs serving …
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Suffolk County Bar Association Hosts 3rd Annual Cohalan Cares for Kids Event

EAC Network joined the Suffolk County Bar Association on Thursday, February 6th at its headquarters in Hauppauge, NY to host the 3rd Annual Cohalan Cares for Kids event. The annual event raised almost $24,000 and benefitted EAC Network’s Suffolk County …
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EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels Program Receives 100′s Of Valentine’s Day Cards For Its Clients

EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels program, in partnership with DoSomething.org, Mentor Up, and the Meals On Wheels Association of America, announced today the results of Love Letters, a campaign that encouraged teens to make handmade Valentine’s Day cards to lift …
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EAC Network’s Child Advocacy Center Receives $10,000 Donation from Robert P. and Marion McBride

EAC Network received a very charitable $10,000 donation from Robert P. and Marion McBride to support the agency’s Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place for Kids (CAC) in Central Islip. Robert, a former EAC …
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EAC Network Meals on Wheels Vans Still Rolling Despite Inclement Weather

Pictured, (l-r); Carol O’Neill, Regional Director of Senior & Nutritional Services, EAC Network; Carlo Francois, Meals On Wheels Driver, EAC Network   (Hempstead, NY) Icy and impassable roads didn’t stop EAC Network Meals on Wheels drivers from delivering food to …
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EAC Network and Island Trees Students Serve Up Breakfast for Hunger Awareness Month

The students at the Michael F. Stokes and J. Fred Sparke Elementary Schools in Levittown learned a valuable lesson about hunger when the Island Trees Elementary PTA sponsored a “Breakfast Food Drive.” Kindergarten through fourth grade students, stuffed brown bags …
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EAC Network Builds Collaborative Problem Solving Skills for Students

EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Center’s (LIDRC) Peer Mediation Training Program teaches students a process of communication and problem solving to help their peers settle disputes without confrontation and violence. EAC Network’s Peer Meditation Trainer, Mr. Gregg Scheiner, provided …
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EAC Network Joins “Kids Helping Kids”

EAC Network joined Kids Helping Kids by Kids Way, Inc. once again to launch the 10th Annual “Making a Warmth of Difference” winter apparel drive. The official kickoff for the drive took place Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the picturesque …
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Grassi & Co. Hosts Holiday Celebration for 20 of EAC Network’s Children

  On Wednesday, December 11th, Grassi & Co. hosted another special holiday party for twenty children from EAC Network’s Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place For Kids (CAC). Taking time from their busy schedules, …
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EAC Network Receives Holiday Gifts From ClearVision Optical’s Annual Angel Donations

ClearVision Optical delivered holiday happiness to EAC Network clients with their 4th Annual Angel Donations initiative. ClearVision’s Angel gifts provide presents and warm clothing to children who have been abused, and bring delight to those who now need the holiday …
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EAC Network Awarded $50,000 Grant

EAC Network received a very charitable $50,000 grant through Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund that will support the agency’s Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI). Pictured (l-r); Lance Elder, President & CEO, EAC Network; Dale Cole, Community Affairs Project Manager, Newsday; …
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EAC Network Participates in 65th Annual Toys for Tots

(Baldwin, NY) The U.S. Marine Corps continued its long standing tradition of bringing holiday cheer to hundreds of children across Long Island and making sure that children in need have something under their Christmas trees this year. The 65th Annual Toys …
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Annual Shopping Spree Brings Holiday Cheer For 200 Children

(Farmingdale, NY) Holiday cheer filled the air at Walmart in Farmingdale for 200 children as they eagerly shopped for their favorite holiday toys during the 14th Annual Marie and Michael Gubitosi Foundation Holiday Shopping Spree. Funded by longtime Farmingdale resident and …
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Ernie Canadeo Joins EAC Network Board of Directors

EAC Network is proud to announce that Ernie Canadeo, Founder, President and CEO of The EGC Group, has joined EAC Network’s Board of Directors. Ernie has built EGC into one of Long Island’s largest advertising and digital marketing agencies with …
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Support EAC Network during the 2nd Annual #GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. This year, lets help make #GivingTuesday a new day for giving back. On Tuesday December 3, 2013, EAC Network, global charities, families, businesses, community centers, students and more will …
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EAC NETWORK RECEIVES A $20,000 GRANT FROM BANK OF AMERICA

EAC Network received a generous $20,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support the agency’s Employment Readiness Initiative program. Last year the ERI program helped hundreds of Long Islanders find suitable employment through a wide range of …
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Halloween Party Raises Almost $57,000

EAC Network’s 8th Annual Halloween Party to Protect Children, presented by MSC Industrial Supply Co., was held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Children came dressed in their Halloween best and enjoyed an elaborate indoor carnival …
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EAC NETWORK TRAINING COORDINATOR HONORED BY HICKSVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

EAC Network Training Coordinator Gregg Scheiner was honored by the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce at their Eighty-Seventh Annual Installation & Awards Gala. The event was hosted by Westbury Manor in Westbury on September 17, 2013. Gregg received the Chamber Outreach …
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SUFFOLK COUNTY COHALAN COURT SUPPORTS EAC NETWORK’S CHILDREN CENTER

(Central Islip, NY) EAC Network’s Suffolk County Children’s Center held its annual “Bagels and Books Breakfast” on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at the Cohalan Court Complex in Central Islip.  Judges, court employees, dignitaries and staff were invited to the center …
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EAC NETWORK PROGRAM RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION

(Yaphank, NY) Demishia Owens, Program Director for Alternatives for Youth (AFY) at EAC Network, received recognition from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department for the work “AFY Justice” (AFY-J) Program has contributed to their Youth Re-Entry program.  AFY-J provides case management services …
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“GOLF FOR GOOD” OUTING RAISES OVER $126,000

On Thursday, August 15, 2013, EAC Network hosted their annual “Golf for Good” Outing at the magnificent and challenging North Shore Country Club in Glen Head. The event raised more than $126,000 for our under-funded programs. We were pleased to …
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BROOKE JACKMAN FOUNDATION SUPPORTS EAC NETWORK’S SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE

Once again the Brooke Jackman Foundation stepped up their game for EAC Network’s annual school supply drive by donating 300 back packs and assorted school supplies. The donations will be given to children in a variety of EAC Network programs. …
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THETA IOTA OMEGA DONATES SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR CHILDREN IN NEED

EAC Network received a very generous donation of brand new backpacks and various school supplies from “Theta Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.” The sorority’s donations were given for children in a variety of EAC Network programs. …
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EAC NETWORK SENIOR RESPITE COMPANION HONORED

EAC Network Senior Respite Companion, Betty Ann Pristupa of Williston Park was recently honored as Nassau County Senior Woman of the Year for her outstanding volunteer work. Pictured (l-r); Senator Jack Martins; County Legislator Rich Nicolello; Carol O’neill, Regional Director of …
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NASSAU SUPERVISED VISITATION PROGRAM RECEIVES $6,000 GRANT FROM ASTORIA FEDERAL SAVINGS

EAC Network received a generous $6,000 grant to support our Nassau County’s Supervised Visitation Program. We are extremely grateful to Astoria Federal Savings for being an outstanding community partner and for helping to ensure the safety of children on Long …
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CHANCE TO ADVANCE PROGRAM RECEIVES $5,000 GRANT FROM TD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

EAC Network received a generous $5,000 grant from TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, to support the agency’s Chance To Advance Program. Pictured (l-r); Lance Elder, CEO EAC Network; Demisha Owens, Chance To Advance Program Director; TD’s …
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SUPERVISED VISITATION PROGRAMS RECEIVES $15,000 GRANT FROM THE FAY J. LINDNER FOUNDATION

EAC Network received a generous $15,000 grant from The Fay J. Lindner Foundation to support our Long Island Supervised Visitation Programs, which provide safe, supervised visits between children and non-custodial parents in a family-friendly setting. “We are extremely grateful to …
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Buy Barclays Tickets & Support EAC!

EAC Network is once again offering TICKETS Fore CHARITY™ – a unique way to benefit people in need while purchasing tickets to the highly anticipated PGA TOUR Playoff Championship, The Barclays, coming August 20-25, 2013 to Liberty National Golf Course …
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Alternatives For Youth a Finalist at the Imagine Awards

EAC is proud to announce we were selected as a Finalist in the Social Impact category of The Long Island Imagine Awards, in the “Social Impact” Category. The nomination was submitted for the highly effective program Alternatives for Youth (AFY). …
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“Light of Hope” Luncheon With Katie Beers Was Inspiring!

EAC Network’s  “Light of Hope” Luncheon, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, was held on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 and hundreds of EAC supporters experienced an inspirational live interview with Katie Beers, in her first Long Island speaking appearance. Katie Beers, …
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“SCROOGE” GIVES DONATION TO EAC THROUGH BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION & THE JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATER

In the classic Dickens tale of “A Christmas Carol”, Scrooge learned that the true joy of life comes from helping others. This lesson about giving really came true this year when we received $2,020 from a promotion between Bethpage Federal …
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FARMINGDALE WALMART SUPPORTS MEALS-ON-WHEELS

EAC’s Meals-on-Wheels Program received a much needed grant of $1,000 from the Walmart Foundation, with the help of the management team from Walmart’s Farmingdale location. EAC’s Meals On Wheels program delivers nutritious meals to homebound elderly residents of Westbury, New …
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JPMORGAN CHASE GIVES $40,000 TO BRING HOPE TO THE HOMELESS

EAC is pleased to announce we have received a very generous $40,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation to support our work with the homeless, through our Employment Readiness Initiative (ERI). ERI provides free vocational and supportive services to homeless …
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Alternatives for Youth Program Hosts “Career Day”

EAC’s Alternatives for Youth Program, as part of their work with youth and families in crisis, presents ongoing monthly education and recreation programs. As part of this initiative, in February the AFY staff presented the first “AFY Career Day”.  Twelve …
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BANK OF AMERICA & EAC HELPING THE HOMELESS THROUGH EDUCATION

Last year the Enhanced Readiness Initiative (ERI), a program of EAC, helped hundreds of homeless Long Islanders find employment through a wide range of vocational and supportive services. Now, thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable …
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“WE CARE” HELPS EAC FAMILIES HEAL WITH $10,000 DONATION

EAC recently received a generous $10,000 donation from the WE CARE Fund, the charitable arm of the Nassau County Bar Association. WE CARE is a longtime supporter of EAC, and these funds will support EAC’s Nassau Supervised Visitation Program (NSV), …
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CLEARVISION BRINGS HOLIDAY JOY TO THE CHILD ADVOCACY CENTER

Our Child Advocacy Center received more than 300 wrapped gifts from ClearVision Optical employees for at-risk children. This drive, called ClearVision Cares, delivered the gifts to the EAC Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center at the Pat & Mary Bagnato Place …
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“KIDS HELPING KIDS” DONATES THE GIFT OF WARMTH

EAC received a very generous donation of brand new coats, jackets and fleeces from “Kids Helping Kids” by Kids Way, Inc. This year EAC and some of their client families were also invited to a special press conference/luncheon at Oheka …
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13th ANNUAL EAC HOLIDAY SHOPPING SPREE FOR KIDS

Over two hundred Long Island children who are clients of EAC programs got to have a $100 shopping spree at Wal-Mart in Farmingdale on December 5th, thanks to the incredible generosity EAC Board Member, Thomas Gubitosi. This is the 13th …
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HALLOWEEN PARTY WAS A SMASHING SUCCESS

EAC’s 7th Annual Party to Protect Children, presented by MSC Industrial Supply Co., was held on October 25, 2012 at the Crest Hollow Country Club. Children came dressed in their Halloween best and enjoyed an elaborate indoor carnival of games …
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NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION – 30 HOUR BASIC MEDIATION TRAINING – JANUARY 23-27, 2013

EAC’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers’ (LIDRC) 2013 Basic Mediation Training is now open for registration. This 30-hour training will take place from January 23-27, 2013 at 175 Fulton Ave., Suite 400 in Hempstead, New York. People who take this unique …
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GEICO GIVES SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO EAC’S AT-RISK KIDS

EAC received a huge donation of back packs and assorted school supplies from the “Back to School Drive” conducted by GEICO employees. The Woodbury team’s donations were given to children in a variety of our programs. Some of the boys …
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EAC’s 2012 Employee Conference – “Vision to See – Faith to Believe – Courage to Do”

EAC’s 2012 Employee Conference was held on Thursday, September 13th on the glorious grounds of the NYIT de Seversky Center, formerly the mansion of the DuPont family. After breakfast almost 200 EAC employees from Long Island and New York City …
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ASTORIA FEDERAL SAVINGS GIVES “KIDS TOOLS FOR SCHOOL”

EAC was one of the many recipients of the Astoria Federal Savings Kids Tools for School collection drive. Throughout Astoria Federal’s branch network in Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn, Queens and Westchester, generous customers and employees dropped off supplies or made cash …
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LOCAL BIKERS SUPPORT EAC’S CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS

On Sunday, July 22, 2012 the Long Island Chapter of The Guardians of the Children, a national biker organization dedicated to protecting victims of child abuse, hosted their Annual Poker Run that benefited EAC. This year’s Poker Run kicked off …
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THE FAY J. LINDNER FOUNDATION GIVES $15,000 FOR SUPERVISED VISITATION

EAC recently received a generous $15,000 grant from The Fay J. Lindner Foundation to support our Long Island Supervised Visitation Programs. We are grateful to the foundation for being an outstanding community partner and for helping to ensure the safety …
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