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Planned Giving: Leave a Legacy of Assistance Behind

In a world where we strive to make a difference, planned giving stands as a testament to the enduring impact one can have on future generations. This unique form of philanthropy allows individuals to leave a legacy that will continue to make an impact far beyond their lifetime. Whether supporting…

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EAC Network Believes in the Importance of Nonprofit Transparency

In the realm of philanthropy and community service, nonprofit organizations play a pivotal role in addressing societal issues and making a positive impact on people’s lives. However, nonprofit transparency is an indispensable quality that organizations must uphold to ensure the public’s trust and continued support. Unfortunately, there have been times…

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Opioid Awareness & Resources

Over recent years the amount of people abusing prescription pain pills such as codeine, oxycodone, and hydrocodone has grown into epidemic proportions. The reasons why we got here are one thing, but the more important focus is the devastating number of overdoses and how to stop them. Continuing to raise…

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Microvolunteering: Giving Back at a Manageable Pace

April is National Volunteer Month, where we recognize all individuals who give their time and energy to their communities. From cleaning up public spaces to delivering food to the sick and elderly, volunteering impacts our daily lives in hundreds of ways. Their efforts are commendable and selfless and will always…

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The Importance of Black History Month

To understand the importance of Black History Month, we must first know the details of its origin. Carter G. Woodson, son of enslaved parents who received his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1912, attended the 15th anniversary of emancipation in Illinois in 1915. The event was attended by thousands of African…

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