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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 from local Long Island students involved in Island Harvest’s water donation campaign on June 17, 2016. An Island Harvest truck pulled up at 40 Washington Avenue …
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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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EAC Network Raises Almost $145,000 at Its 45th Anniversary Celebration!

At the end of 2014, Hempstead-based EAC Network completed 45 years of service across Long Island and the New York metro area.  The human service agency celebrated this milestone with a Casino Night on April 30, 2015 at the Carlyle …
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EAC Network to Honor Robert P. McBride at 45th Anniversary Celebration

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) “EAC Network is a Long Island and New York metro area-based charity that has lived near and dear to my heart for more than twenty years,” says Robert P. McBride, Senior Vice President at Park Strategies, LLC, and …
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Indianapolis-Based Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation Supports Long Island’s EAC Network

(HEMPSTEAD, NY) Indianapolis-based Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation (RTBCF) has expanded its generosity 750 miles with a $2,500 grant to Hempstead-based EAC Network.  RTBCF chose EAC Network’s Meals on Wheels, Employment Readiness Initiative (ERI), and Suffolk County Children’s Center …
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Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Fund, Awards EAC Network with $50,000 Grant

(Hempstead, NY) Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation fund, has graciously awarded EAC Network with a $50,000 grant to support the agency’s Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI) once again. LIPI provides parenting education for parents of children from infancy through adolescence …
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We Care Fund Supports EAC Network’s Nassau Supervised Visitation with $10,000

After receiving $10,000 from the Nassau County Bar Association’s (NCBA) We Care Fund earlier in 2014, EAC Network is proud to announce that the Fund has generously supported its Nassau Supervised Visitation (NSV) program with another $10,000 grant.  NSV provides …
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