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NY1: City Battles Misinformation as it Attempts to Inoculate New Yorkers Against COVID-19

May 28, 2021 | maryrecord

NY1 visited our vaccine pop-up on May 27 to explore the issue of vaccine hesitancy among New Yorkers. They spoke with SCS's Jackie Lopez; Johonniuss Chemweno, the CEO of VIP StarNetwork which operated the pop-up; and Sunnyside resident ...

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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...

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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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PIX 11: Queens Group Delivers Meals to Over 175 Seniors, Including a 102-year-old

November 25, 2021 | maryrecord

PIX 11 joined us on Thanksgiving Day as we delivered hot meals to seniors in Queens. Staff, volunteers, and Board Members delivered more than 175  meals to local seniors, including Gertrude, a Sunnyside resident who is 102 years old.  Watch the video online...

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Sunnyside Post: Local Non-Profit Makes Urgent Appeal For Donations to Maximize $10,000 Grant

November 29, 2021 | maryrecord

Thanks to a grant from FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds, donations to SCS will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, up to a combined total of $10,000. The matching grant coincides with the National Day of Giving and will support all of SCS's many programs and services. Read more at:...

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Sunnyside Post: Queens DA Awards Grants to Community Organizations to Provide Youth Crime Prevention Program

November 17, 2021 | maryrecord

SCS is one of 28 organizations that received grant funding from the office of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz. The funds will implement her office's Community Youth Development and Crime Prevention Project that aims to provide youth activities and other services to help prevent crime and...

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QNS: Queens DA Launches Youth Crime Prevention Initiative With Grants to 28 Organizations Across Borough

November 19, 2021 | maryrecord

SCS is one of 28 community-based organizations to receive funding for a Queens-based initiative to help prevent crime and keep young people out of the prison system. The funding will be provided by the office of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz for the implementation of the Community Youth...

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Community Concert – Nov. 13

November 13, 2021 | maryrecord

Join us on Saturday, November 13 at 2 pm as we host a free community concert. The concert, presented by New Music Horizons, features classical composer David Shenton and jazz composer Mark Wade. David Shenton will start the concert with a selection of his inventive piano compositions, followed...

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QNS: New Affordable Housing Options Come to Long Island City Waterfront Development

December 3, 2021 | maryrecord

City and elected officials joined TF Cornerstone and SCS for a ribbon cutting for a new development in Long Island City. One of the new waterfront buildings will include a community center where SCS will offer Home Health Aide training classes and caregiver support services. Read more online at...

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Real Estate Weekly: TF Cornerstone Officially Opens Hunters Point South Towers

December 3, 2021 | maryrecord

TF Cornerstone held a ribbon cutting to mark the completion of its two new apartment towers at Hunters Point South in Long Island City. The development will include a community center where Sunnyside Community Services will provide support services for caregivers and training for new home health...

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