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SCS Video: Supporting Our Community During the Pandemic

November 25, 2020 | maryrecord

In March 2020, the world as we knew it came to a halt.The pandemic hit Queens hard, and our neighbors reached out to us for help. Watch this short video to find out how our staff and volunteers made a difference: https://youtu.be/EQZHj3ypKDM...

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SCS Receives Grant from Con Edison 

January 13, 2021 | maryrecord

Last summer, Sunnyside Community Services received a $10,000 grant from Con Edison for general operating support. The funds were used to help further our mission to enrich lives and strengthen communities.  ...

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Queens Post: Local Sunnyside Pantry Asking For Donations Online

January 14, 2021 | maryrecord

In a recent article, the Queens Post highlights the food drive we just launched to help supply our food pantries. Non-perishable items can be dropped off at our main office, located at 43-31 39th Street, in Sunnyside, Queens. Please drop off your items Mondays and Wednesdays in January and...

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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-...

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NY1 Noticias: Caregiver for SCS Gets Vaccinated

January 12, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 Noticias spoke to Bertha Motta, a Home Health Aide for Sunnyside Community Services, about receiving her first shot of the Covid-19 vaccine. Watch the video online at ...


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