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Eric T. Chaffin

Will the Santa Fe Shooting Suspect’s Father be Held Liable for Negligent Gun Storage?

On May 18, 2018, another school shooting took place in Santa Fe, Texas. Ten people—including eight students and two teachers—were killed, and 13 people wounded. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old student, was charged with the crime, and apprehended by police. It […]

Eric T. Chaffin

The Chaffin Luhana Foundation Shows Support for the Have-A-Heart Child Fundraiser

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. They contribute to about 30 percent of injury-related deaths in the United States and they […]

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Drug Resistance Education Needed Now More Than Ever

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIH) found that in 2016, attitudes among American students had improved when it came to drug abuse. Past-year use of illicit drugs other than marijuana declined, to the lowest level in the history of […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Foundation Supports NYC Shelter by Making 250 Sandwiches

On December 19, 2017, the Chaffin Luhana Foundation hosted a sandwich-making event for the homeless at our New York office to give back to the local community. Why sandwiches? Because homeless shelters need them. They’re easy and convenient, and basic […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Foundation Helps Support Education in Under-Resourced Communities

Computers dominate our lives these days, but many children are growing up without learning enough about them. Kids without access to computers or the Internet fail to build their technology skills, and are not able to access some of the […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Hurricane Maria Relief Ongoing with Help from the Chaffin Luhana Foundation

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico, wreaking havoc and widespread destruction. The rain lasted for longer than 30 hours, the winds sustained at 155 miles per hour. In one day, the island saw 30 […]

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Dress for Success Helps Prepare Women for Better Jobs, with Help from the Chaffin Luhana Foundation

The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) states that after a detailed gender analysis of U.S. Census poverty, income, and health insurance data from 2015, they found that women’s poverty rates were substantially above the poverty rates for men. More than […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Supports a “Hand Up” for the Homeless in NYC

According to a report in the New York Magazine, New York spends $1.2 billion a year on homelessness, and yet the problem continues to get worse. Though mental health problems and drug dependency contribute, the biggest factor for the working […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Helping Children Enjoy Beautiful Smiles Around the World

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year, about 2,640 babies are born with a cleft palate and 4,440 babies are born with a cleft lip (with or without a cleft palate). These are two of […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Chaffin Luhana Foundation Supports Over 200 Programs for Poverty-Level New Yorkers

Currently, the “poverty line” exists at $24,600 for a family of four. Those earning this much or less are considered to be living in poverty. In the city of New York, a family making only this much is going to […]