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Sunnyside Community Services staff distributing food at the Woodside Houses.

Queens Post: Queens Non-Profit Helps Thousands Get Through Pandemic

April 15, 2021 | maryrecord

Queens Post talks to Monica Guzman, SCS's Associate Executive Director, Development, about the recent Today show story about those struggling during the pandemic who don't qualify for government assistance. During the pandemic, SCS has helped more than 700 families with cash assistance...

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NY1 Noticias: Care NYC Program

December 2, 2020 | maryrecord

NY1 Noticias talked to caregiver Lucía León and Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) Division Director of Senior Services Shyvonne Noboa about the Care NYC program. SCS is in danger of losing funding for this important program, which offers support and assistance to family caregivers who are...

Sunnyside Post: Local Non-Profit Makes Urgent Appeal For Donations As Demand for Food and Money Surges

November 30, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Post talks to our Executive Director Judy Zangwill and Associate Executive Director Monica Guzman about a $10,000 challenge matching grant offered by FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds. This grant will match all donations made to...

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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Sunnyside News and Views – Fall/Winter 2020 Newsletter

November 25, 2020 | maryrecord

In this issue of the Sunnyside News and Views newsletter, you can learn about the programs and activities that Sunnyside Community Services in Queens, NY has been involved in during the pandemic. The organization has distributed more than $1/2 million in cash assistance, handed out more than 34,...

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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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Daily News: Some NYC schools close under public school shutdown, while others remain open

November 19, 2020 | maryrecord

The Daily News interviews our Associate Executive Director Jonah Gensler for an article about Pre-K closures in New York City. Read the article online at ...

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Spectrum Noticias NY1

November 13, 2020 | maryrecord

Spectrum Noticias NY1 talks to Jonah Gensler of Sunnyside Community Services and Jonathan Forgash of Queens Together about food pantries at risk of running out of food to distribute. Watch the video online at ...

Sunnyside Post: Queens Food Pantries See Food Supply Depleting as Food Lines Increase

October 30, 2020 | maryrecord

Writer Allie Griffin spoke to our Executive Director, Judy Zangwill and Jonathan Forgash, co-founder of Queens Together, for an article about food insecurity in Queens. Read the article online at ...

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Queens Courier: Community groups team up to fight food insecurity in Woodside

October 29, 2020 | maryrecord

Learn more about our rally that was held in Woodside that we co-hosted with Queens Together. You can read the Queens Courier article and view several photos from the event online at ...


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