In the season of giving, one of the best gifts you can give is your time. Not only will it help those in need, but your altruism will also make your own holidays brighter. If you are interested in local volunteer opportunities, consider EAC Network’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). The New York Times’ opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof recently recommended volunteering with CASA in his annual “Holiday Gift Guide.”
As we turn the page on another year, it’s time to begin thinking about how to make 2020 extra special. If you are creating New Year’s resolutions, consider including volunteering on Long Island on your list. By paying it forward, you will likely get back more than you would have…
EAC Network’s best-interest child advocacy took another step forward recently when Suffolk Family Court Judge Chris Ann Kelley administered the oath of service to new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers who successfully completed a rigorous 30-hour training program. This more than doubles the Suffolk program size!
The 35th Annual Child Abuse & Neglect/Family Violence Volunteer and Professional Recognition Day Award Ceremony, sponsored by the Suffolk County Advisory Board on Child Protection and the Task Force to Prevent Family Violence, was recently held at the Wm. Rogers Legislative Auditorium.
Once again, MAC Cosmetics volunteers made a difference for EAC Network’s Nutrition Education & Food Services pantry. Over the past 15 years, this small army of enthusiastic MAC volunteers has worked their magic by donating thousands of hours for our food pantry and making a difference for People Living with HIV/ADS.
Every year we recognize World AIDS day on December 1. It’s a day to spread awareness of HIV/AIDS, and to recognize those who have passed away. Volunteers from M.A.C. Cosmetics came to EAC Network to help at Nutrition Education & Food Services, which improves the lives of individuals living with HIV/AIDS.