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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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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 ...

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. 


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...

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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...

Queens Gazette: Sunnyside Org Receives $10K Grant From TD Charitable Foundation

December 2, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Community Services will train 120 New Yorkers to be Home Health Aides, thanks in part to a $10,000 grant from TD Charitable Foundation. Read more about this program via this article from the ...

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New York Focus: “We’re in a Tsunami”: Legislators Urge State Spending on Food Assistance

December 4, 2020 | maryrecord

With food pantries experiencing a decline in funding, legislators and providers ask that the state use unspent CARES Act funding and rainy day funds to help New Yorkers. Learn more in this New York Focus article: ...

Sunnyside Post: Skillman Holiday Lights Taken Down, Businesses Decide to Fund Food Pantries Instead

December 11, 2020 | maryrecord

Instead of holiday lights, the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce decided to raise funds for local food pantries, including Sunnyside Community Services. Read more in this Sunnyside Post article:...

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Sunnyside Community Services Offers Free ESOL Classes

December 22, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Community Services will teach English to New Yorkers this winter through a series of free classes. The English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes will be held entirely online from January 12 – March 25.  

The classes will consist of four levels – Beginning I,...

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