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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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Sunnyside News and Views – Spring/Summer Newsletter

June 24, 2021 | maryrecord

In this issue of the Sunnyside News and Views newsletter, you can read about recent news regarding Sunnyside Community Services. Stories include: a recent grant from the Robin Hood Foundation; a new immigration legal services program; a three-year initiative to create opportunities for older...

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Queens Gazette: Senior Center in Sunnyside Reopens

June 30, 2021 | maryrecord

Queens Gazette, a weekly community newspaper in Queens, highlights the reopening of the SCS senior center. Read the full article online at:

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Telemundo: Parade of Heroes

July 7, 2021 | maryrecord

SCS chef Jorge Duran, along with members of United Neighborhood Houses, participated in the July 7 "Hometown Heroes" parade in Manhattan....

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NY1 Noticias: Mobile Vaccine Center

August 20, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 Noticias reporter Estefania Hernandez talked to Kerly Serrano, the director of our senior center, about the mobile vaccine center that was at SCS from August 18 – 20. Watch the piece on the NY1 website at ...

Mobile Vaccine Bus at SCS

100 New Yorkers Vaccinated at Mobile Vaccine Van

August 22, 2021 | maryrecord

Approximately 100 people were vaccinated at the mobile vaccine center at SCS. The mobile unit was parked at our location at 41-31 39th Street in Sunnyside from 8 am – 6 pm, August 18 – 20. Vaccinations are free for all New Yorkers over the age of 12 and many sites no longer require appointments...

SCS Distributed 20,000 Packages of Food During Pandemic

September 9, 2021 | maryrecord

As the pandemic raged throughout Queens, many residents who lost jobs and income struggled to provide enough food for their families. Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), a local community organization based in Sunnyside, began weekly food distribution to help meet the need. From April 2020 to...

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Child Care Listening Tour

October 6, 2021 | maryrecord

On October 6, State Senator Jabari Brisport, representing New York’s 25th State Senate District and Chair of Committee on Children and Families, visited the Sunnyside UP pre-K program at Sunnyside Community Services in Queens. The visit was part of his nine-week, state-wide...

QNS: Sunnyside Settlement House Transformed how it Aided Hundreds of Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

October 21, 2021 | maryrecord

QNS reporter Julia Moro talked to Shyvonne Noboa, division director for senior services at SCS, about how we adapted our programs for seniors during the Covid-19 pandemic. QNS also interviewed Nora Moran, director of policy and advocacy for United Neighborhood Houses, an organization that...

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Sunnyside Post: SCS to Reopen its In-Person Program for Adults With Alzheimer’s

November 9, 2021 | maryrecord

Local news site Sunnyside Post features the reopening of our Social Adult Day Program, which offers specialized support and therapeutic activities for older adults with cognitive impairments,...

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