January 30, 2018 │ Vol. 14.2
Check out what we've been up to here at EAC Network over the past quarter, including the re-accreditation of our Child Advocacy Center, holiday events in our programs, employee wellness, recent fundraising successes, and more! Contact us at news@eac-network.org to have a print version mailed to you.
What's Happening
We are so proud that the  Island Trees School District , including  Michael F. Stokes Elementary School Island Trees Middle School , and  Island Trees High School , hosted a Brown Bag Breakfast Food Drive to support our Nutrition Education & Food Services and Meals on Wheels programs for the 6th year in a row! Seantor Kemp Hannon also supported the drive, and AARP volunteers helped transport the food to our pantry. View more .
"...The deduction for charitable contributions is still intact... but with the loss of deductions and the increased standard deduction, many taxpayers will no longer itemize. That could mean a significant decrease in charitable giving. Remember that donating to charity is not only about the tax deduction, it is still about helping a cause." Read more from Suzanne LoBiondo, CPA.
Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP  is the tough, reliable New York legal team you need for any workers compensation, Social Security, personal injury, civil service disability pension, or union member issue. The firm possesses experienced workers compensation and social security disability attorneys, including Catherine M. Stanton, Esq., senior partner, who is head of the firm’s workers’ compensation department, and who is also an EAC Network  Board Member . Read more.
Shereen Goodson, Program Director, is proud to share the sucess stories of two young female participants, Cristina V. and Jennifer Q., who are enrolled in our   Mission Employment   program, which assists at-risk youth 18-24 towards a career path. Through determination and guidance, they both have improved the quality of their lives well as the lives of their families. Read more about Cristina and Jennifer.
Call for Wine Donations!
Do you have an extra bottle of wine or two lying around? Maybe you received it as a gift, and it's not really your taste? We're in need of wine donations for our upcoming event, Cohalan Cares for Kids on March 8! Wine donations are 100% tax deductible, and all donors will be recognized at the event for their in-kind donation. To coordinate your donation, please contact Sarah Muller at sarah.muller@eac-network.org or at (516) 539-0150 x123.
Upcoming Events
Coats for Kids Drive
Now through February 28, 2018
Connoisseur Media Long Island is hosting another Coats for Kids drive to keep Long Island kids in need warm this winter! Find collection bins at Land Rover Glen Cove, Jaguar/Land Rover Huntington, and Jaguar/Land Rover Southampton, as well as Teachers Federal Credit Union branches, or contact us for alternative drop offs.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Honoring Sarah Jane LaCova, Executive Director, SCBA
Cohalan Cares for Kids is an annual fundraiser hosted by the Suffolk County Bar Association that raises funds for our Suffolk County Children's Center at Cohalan Court .

Attendees will enjoy live music, prizes, food, wine, and more!

Tickets are $60 or two for $100; law student tickets are $40. Sponsorships range from just $150-$1,500.

Secure your spot today !

Benjamin Bunny: Cheryl & Steve Zimmer
Timmy Tiptoes: The Bell Family ; Pegalis & Erickson, LLC
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