On Long Island alone there are approximately 1,200 children in the foster care system. Because there are so many children to account for, this could lead to possible unintended neglect and children slipping through the cracks of the system. That’s where EAC Network’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program steps in.
HIA-LI’s Annual Trade Show & Conference is back for its 29th year on May 25, 2017! Join us on the 60,000 square foot trade show floor with 375 exhibitors, over 4,500 attendees, and 78% decision makers. Executive programming includes Brandon Steiner, CEO and Founder of Steiner Sports, as well as industry leaders discussing revitalization projects on Long Island.
Chipotle hosted a fundraiser for us on November 18th in which every person who ate at a Chipotle on Long Island and mentioned EAC Network saw 50% of their purchase donated back to us. We are so grateful to everyone who participated. The event resulted in Chipotle donating almost $1,000! Click through to view photos.
Erinn Hayes, star of CBS’ latest hit sitcom, Kevin Can Wait, made an inspirational video rallying fans to donate to EAC Network for their end of year giving campaign. The cast and crew of Kevin Can Wait is dedicated to making Long Island a better place by filming in Bethpage and promoting locals on the show. We are so grateful they have chosen us as the beneficiary of the show’s first giving campaign!
There are approximately 22.7 million Americans who are in need of treatment for drug and/or alcohol-related problems right now. However, many will never seek treatment because of the societal stigmas associated with substance use disorders. Let’s take a look at some of the stereotypes we’ve all heard and possibly believed about people suffering from addiction.
Five volunteers from Davidson, Maneri & Associates, a private practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., rolled up their sleeves to organize our food pantry, which provides nutritious food for people living with HIV/AIDS through our Nutrition Education and Food Services program.
The Global Slavery Index estimates that 45.8 million people are currently enslaved in some form. Modern slavery consists of human trafficking for physical labor or sex. The victims include women, young girls and boys, and LGBTQ youth, who are often lured or forced into prostitution. We may think modern slavery only takes place in faraway lands, but it’s happening right here, right now.