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TD Charitable Foundation Grants $5,000 to Support Long Island Youth in Foster Care

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) EAC Network is pleased to receive a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® for its Chance to Advance program on July 11, 2016. Chance to Advance …
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District Attorney Madeline Singas Joins EAC Network in Celebrating Community Service

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) EAC Network’s Nassau Community Service program, in conjunction with the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office of Madeline Singas, celebrated the achievements of local organizations in the community service field on June 22, 2016. The Community Service program places …
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Tai Chi Chuan Spreads to Community Groups Through Mini-Grants

(Long Island, NY)  The Roselie Brenner Tai Chi Fund, managed by Hempstead-based social service agency EAC Network, awarded five mini-grants of up to $1,000 to Long Island-based community groups to develop sustainable projects and activities that promote active participation in …
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EAC Network & Love Law Firm Partner to Campaign for Foster Children

EAC Network has partnered with Love Law Firm, PLLC to campaign for a large donation of essential items for Long Island children in foster care within the social service agency’s programs. Many children in foster care often travel with what …
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Child Safety Seat Inspections Give LI Parents Peace of Mind

EAC Network’s Safe Start program and the Suffolk County Police Department conducted free child safety seat inspections for Long Island parents on Wednesday, June 22nd at the Suffolk County Traffic and Parking Violations Agency. Three out of four car seats …
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Long Island Students Bring Water to Hempstead Senior Center

(Hempstead, NY) EAC Network’s Hempstead Senior Community Center received approximately 40 gallons of water on June 17, 2016 from 250 third graders from Jackson Avenue School in Mineola, NY who then donated the water to Island Harvest. An Island Harvest truck …
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EAC Network Receives Citation from Nassau County

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) Lance W. Elder, President & CEO of EAC Network, recently accepted a Citation from Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano. EAC Network received the prestigious recognition for sponsoring Nassau County’s 2016 Drug Alternatives PSA Contest and for the …
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Tania Peterson Chandler Named EAC Network’s Vice President of Operations

Lance W. Elder, President & CEO of the Hempstead-based nonprofit EAC Network, is very proud to announce the promotion of Tania Peterson Chandler, Esq. to Vice President of Operations of the social service agency.  In this new role, Ms. Peterson …
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GEICO Grants $10,000 to EAC Network for Child Car Seat Inspections

(WOODBURY, NY) EAC Network received a $10,000 grant from GEICO Corporate Community Citizens for its Safe Start initiative, which promotes child passenger safety through child car seat inspections and community outreach. Injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident are a …
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Senior Respite to Host Memory Café Luncheon for Seniors & Caregivers

 (EAST MEADOW) EAC Network’s Senior Respite program announces Helen’s Memory Café event, a gathering for people with memory loss and their care partners on June 8th in East Meadow. So many times, folks dealing with memory loss, their family, and …
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Port Washington Senior Center Member Honored by Town of North Hempstead

(PORT WASHINGTON) Rosa Lobos, a member of EAC Network’s Port Washington Senior Community Service Center, was recently presented with the Senior Recognition Award by Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judy Bosworth and Councilwoman Anna Kaplan at Harbor Links Golf Course. …
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Child Abuse Victims Heal Through Therapeutic Horseback Riding

(CENTRAL ISLIP, NY) EAC Network is thrilled to announce a renewed partnership with Pal-O-mine Equestrian in Islandia to provide child victims of abuse or neglect with up to eight weeks of equine therapy. Thanks to grant-based funding, fourteen children from …
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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano Awards Meals on Wheels Volunteers with Citations

(GARDEN CITY, NY) Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano presented EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels volunteers with special citations from Nassau County for their charitable work during a volunteer recognition luncheon at the Garden City Hotel on April 22nd. The luncheon …
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Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Unveils Awareness Campaign for EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels Program

Judi Bosworth, Town of North Hempstead Supervisor, hosted a press conference April 1st at the “Yes We Can” Community Center in an effort to raise awareness for EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels program. Town Councilmembers Viviana Russell, Anna M. Kaplan, …
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EAC Network’s former Vice President Receives Town of Hempstead Pathfinder Humanitarian Award

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) EAC Network’s former Vice President & COO, Rebecca Bell, was recently awarded the Town of Hempstead’s prestigious Pathfinder Award for her humanitarian work with the agency on March 8th. The Pathfinder Awards is held during National Women’s History …
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Subaru of America’s Share the Love Impacts Local Meals on Wheels

EAC Network is proud to announce its Meals on Wheels program received a $1,500 grant from Meals on Wheels America (MOWA).  The grant was awarded for the human service agency’s impressive efforts to raise community awareness and participation to support …
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Rachel Lugo, Division Director, Partners with Governor Cuomo on the “Right Track”

EAC Network’s Division Director of Family Support & Vocational Services, Rachel Lugo, joined Governor Cuomo at his March 8th press conference where he addressed plans to add a third track to the Long Island Rail Road. Lugo, a longtime advocate …
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Casino Night Raises Over $130,000

EAC Network hosted its second annual Casino Night on March 10, 2016 at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park.  The organization honored its long-time friend, Board Member, and Board Chairman Emeritus Joseph A. Quatela, Esq., partner at …
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EAC Network Chosen for Benefit Performance to Fight Child Trafficking

Divine Rhythms Dance Studio, in conjunction with The Traveling Vaginas Theater Group and EAC Network, presents a benefit performance of author and activist Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” to fight child trafficking. All proceeds benefit EAC Network’s Safe Harbour program, which …
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NY Community Bank Foundation Awards EAC Network with $7,000 to Expand Caregiver Services to Long Beach

(LONG BEACH, NY) EAC Network’s Senior Respite program is the proud recipient of a $7,000 grant from the NY Community Bank Foundation to expand the agency’s in-home caregiver services to Long Beach.  According to the “Community Health Assessment” released by …
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EAC Network Named Imagine Awards Semi-Finalist

EAC Network’s Community Guardianship Program has been named a semi-finalist for the 4th Annual Imagine Awards in the Social Impact category. Our Community Guardianship Program promotes independence among incapacitated persons and protects them from abuse or neglect. EAC Network staff …
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Broadridge Financial “Adopts” EAC Network’s Families for the Holidays

This 2015 holiday season, EAC Network Suffolk County Child Advocacy Center was fortunate enough to have been chosen for a second time by Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global firm, for their holiday giving initiative. Through their “Adopt a Family” program, …
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Kids Helping Kids Gives the Gift of Warmth

EAC Network has received a generous donation of coats and other winter apparel from Kids Helping Kids, By Kids Way, Inc. This wonderful nonprofit organization lead by Executive Director Bob Eslick was founded by his sons Robert AJ Eslick and …
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Long Islander Receives Prestigious Traffic Safety Award

EAC Network’s Division Director of Community Support and Vocational Services, Rachel Lugo, was recently awarded the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee GTSC Chairman Award at the annual New York Highway Safety Symposium in Binghamton on October 20th. She was recognized for …
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EAC Network Partners with Chris Scalone and State Farm to Promote Teen Driver Safety

EAC Network has partnered with State Farm and Chris Scalone, an auto safety advocate, to further educate Long Island teens. Chris was only a teenager when he and his mother, Sophia, were in a motor vehicle collision that left Sophia …
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EAC Network Named an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon

(New York, NY)  EAC Network is proud to have been named an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, which will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2015. “We are thrilled to partner with the TCS …
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Tai Chi Chuan Spreads to Community Groups Through Mini-Grants

The Roselie Brenner Tai Chi Fund, managed by Hempstead-based social service agency EAC Network, awarded three mini-grants of up to $1,000 to Long Island-based community groups to develop sustainable projects and activities that promote active participation in Tai Chi Chuan …
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EAC Network’s NYC Mental Health Diversion Program Named a 2015-2016 National Criminal Justice/Mental Health Collaboration Learning Site

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center in partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) selected EAC Network’s NYC Mental Health Diversion Program as one of four peer-to-peer learning sites as part of the …
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EAC Network’s Golf for Good Raises Over $140,000

(GLEN HEAD, NY) On June 25, 2015, Hempstead-based EAC Network hosted its 26th Annual Golf for Good at the exquisite North Shore Country Club.  The day honored former EAC Network Chief Operating Officer Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., now President & …
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Westbury Students Resolve Conflicts

(Westbury, NY)  In Westbury High School’s Library, a dedicated group of students were honored with EAC Network’s Long Island Dispute Resolution Centers (LIDRC) Peer Mediation Award Ceremony.  These individuals successfully completed a sixteen-hour Peer Mediation Training, a conflict resolution program …
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