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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:...

Queens Daily Eagle: NYC Funds Immigrant Legal Services at Five Queens Providers

October 1, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Community Services is one of five Queens organizations to receive grants to enhance legal counsel and case management to undocumented immigrant New Yorkers. The ActionNYC grant, from the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Department of Social Services/Human Resources...

Sunnyside Post: Sunnyside Residents and Property Owner Come Together to Turn Empty Lot Into Composting Site

October 21, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Post reporter Allie Griffin talked to Judy Zangwill, Executive Director of Sunnyside Community Services, property owner Harry Otterman, and Kristina Baines, one of the organizers with the 45th Street Composters for this feature article about how they worked together to convert a vacant...

Queens Gazette: Rally For Food Security In Woodside Wednesday

October 27, 2020 | maryrecord

Sunnyside Community Services and Queens Together organized a rally to draw attention to the dwindling funding for food programs. Read the Queens Gazette article online at ...

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Noticiero 47 Telemundo: Live Filming of Rally for Food Security

October 28, 2020 | maryrecord

Telemundo filmed live at our rally in Woodside, Queens about food insecurity in the borough. Jonah Gensler, Associate Executive Director of Community Services for Sunnyside Community Services was interviewed, along with some Queens residents who have benefited from our food distribution efforts...

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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 ...

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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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 ...

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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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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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