September 15, 2018 │ Vol. 22.1
EAC Network's Children Successfully Start School!
Thanks once again to The Brooke Jackman Foundation, 600 of our at-risk children across Long Island and NYC received brand new backpacks (aka Brookepacks) and school supplies to start off the school year!

The Brooke Jackman Foundation’s vision is that every single child is entitled to a life full of possibilities. Consider supporting the foundation at their upcoming event here .
What's Happening
EAC Network's CEO Meets with Comptroller's Office
The Health & Welfare Council of Long Island recently hosted Nassau County Comptroller Jack Schnirman and Deputy County Executive Kyle Rose Lauder for a steering committee with local nonprofit executives, including our very own President & CEO Lance W. Elder (back, second from right). The Comptroller's Office shared meaningful ways in which they are making processes more efficient to collaborate more effectively with the nonprofit community.
Northwell Collects Backpacks for Kids in Need
Recently, Northwell Health - Long Island Jewish Medical Center 's Home Care, Public Health, and Risk Management teams collected brand new backpacks and school supplies for our children in need, which made the first week of school worry-free! Thank you to everyone who participated!
Division Director Graduates from Specialist Training Program
EAC Network’s Rhonda Wainwright-Jones, Division Director of Long Island TASC (front, second from left), was among the graduates of the National Institute of Corrections' Offender Workforce Development Specialist training program ! Congratulations, Rhonda!
The Program Director for our Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI), Kathryn Cannino, shared her expertise with the Long Island community with her column in Long Island Weekly! Check out her recent article on preparing your children for social interactions as they start a new school year. Read more .
Can children in our Alternatives for Youth (AFY) program count on YOU to go Over the Edge to support them? AFY diverts youth from the juvenile justice system and uses crisis intervention to get them back on the right path. Will you support programs like AFY by signing up for Over the Edge ? Register now !
Thank Your Local Jeweler on September 29th
Jewelers for Children (JFC) was founded by the U.S. jewelry industry to help children in need and is National CASA’s largest private funder. JFC Day is an opportunity to let jewelers know you appreciate JFC’s support, which helps children who have experienced abuse or neglect, such as those in EAC Network's CASA program.
Upcoming Events
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Do you have what it takes to help our neighbors in need by going Over the Edge?! Rappel 170 feet down the Tower at Nassau Community College to support children who are in foster care or who have been abused, struggling families and seniors, and people battling addiction or mental illness.

Registration is open here ! Too chicken to rappel? Encourage a friend, family member, or coworker! Or, support our Edgers here . Want to sponsor? Download the package here .

Rope: M&T Bank
Toss Your Boss: Bonefish Grill
Highline: Vasco Ventures
Vertical: NAI Long Island , Richard Kessel, East Coast Progressive Energy Solutions
Gear: Redfin
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Feeling lucky? Join EAC Network for an evening of excitement and exhilaration! Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auctions, specialty food stations, decadent desserts, a money wheel, your favorite table and card games including blackjack, roulette, and craps, chance and casino prizes, and more!

EAC Network will honor Louis A. Bruno of  Albrecht Bruno & O’Shea Funeral Homes  for his dedication to assisting our  Community Guardianship   program and his commitment to helping those in need.


Black Jack: NFP
Casino Table: M&T Bank , WB Mason Co., Inc.
November 4, 2018

We're excited to announce our second year participating in the Generosity Long Island 5k! The event takes place in Eisenhower Park, a 930-acre oasis of open space and recreation in the heart of Nassau County. The Park is one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area – even larger than Central Park! People of all abilities are welcome to join - you can run, walk, or even wheel!

Click here to register and join our team!
Community Partners
Interested in becoming a Community Partner ?

Join local businesses and organizations that have teamed up with EAC Network to strengthen our community.