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Staff and volunteers at Sunnyside Community Services delivered bags of food to the homes of seniors.

Thanksgiving Meal Delivery

November 27, 2020 | maryrecord

This Thanksgiving, instead of the usual group meal, volunteers and staff from Sunnyside Community Services delivered more than 200 bags directly to the homes of seniors. The bags were filled with Thanksgiving meals and treats, including fruit cake and non-alcoholic bubbly drink. 

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Blood Drive – January 28

January 28, 2021 | maryrecord


Help save lives by donating blood! New York Blood Center is holding a blood drive on Thursday, January 28 from 9 am – 3 pm at our main site in Sunnyside, Queens, at 43-31 39th Street, between Queens Boulevard and 43 Avenue. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, appointments are strongly...

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NY1 Noticias: Difficulties Scheduling Vaccine Appointments

January 29, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 Noticias spoke to Kerly Serrano, director of the Senior Center at Sunnyside Community Services, for a story about how difficult it is to schedule an appointment for the Covid-19 vaccine. They also spoke with Queens residents María Dueñas and Cornado Gómez about their personal experiences...

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NY1: New Yorker of the Week

February 1, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 highlights SCS volunteer Blanca Cintron as the New Yorker of the Week. Blanca holds cooking classes to help keep seniors with dementia engaged. Learn more about Blanca in the NY1 story at ...

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Sunnyside Post: SCS Gives Thanks

February 1, 2021 | maryrecord

Our Executive Director, Judy Zangwill, would like to thank the entire community who supported us throughout the pandemic. You can read her heartfelt message, which was published on Sunnyside Post, at https://...

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Queens Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s Day 

February 17, 2021 | maryrecord

On February 12, nearly 50 senior citizens in Queens joined us for a virtual Valentine’s Day event. The free event included a number of fun activities and games, including a Valentine’s Day trivia game, Name That Tune, singing, and dancing. Some lucky seniors won raffle prizes such as cosmetics,...

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Blood Drive – March 18

March 18, 2021 | maryrecord

Help save lives by donating blood! New York Blood Center is holding a blood drive on Thursday, March 18 from 9 am – 3 pm at our main site in Sunnyside, Queens, at 43-31 39th Street, between Queens Boulevard and 43 Avenue. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, appointments are strongly recommended. Walk-...

Sunnyside Post: Candidate Forum Scheduled for April 7

March 24, 2021 | maryrecord

Read about the April 7 virtual forum for the city council candidates of Districts 22 and 16 in this Sunnyside Post article: https://...

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New Video by United Neighborhood Houses Highlights SCS Intergenerational Programming

April 6, 2021 | maryrecord

SCS partnered with United Neighborhood Houses on an intergenerational effort where older community members designed and implemented after-school programming for youth. See the program in action in a new video produced by United...

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City Council Democratic Candidate Forum

April 8, 2021 | maryrecord

SCS, in partnership with Queens Post and Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement, hosted a Democratic candidate forum on April 7, 2021. The event, live streamed on Facebook...


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