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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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Today Show: Working Without a Safety Net

April 8, 2021 | maryrecord

The Today Show talks to two mothers in New York City who are part of the underground economy and don't qualify for many forms of government assistance. During the pandemic, SCS helped Adriana, one of the mothers profiled. Judy Zangwill, the Executive Director of SCS, is also interviewed....

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Fox 5 New York: NYC Senior Centers Reopen

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

Fox 5 News reporter Antwan Lewis visited our senior center on June 14, the first day senior centers could hold indoor activities since March 2020. Watch the two stories online at: and ...

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Univision New York: Senior Center Reopening

June 14, 2021 | maryrecord

Univision stopped by the senior center at Sunnyside Community Services to talk to residents about the reopening of senior centers in New York City. See the two stories online at:

Blood Drive – July 24

June 16, 2021 | maryrecord

Due to a gap in blood donations, the New York Blood Center has announced a blood emergency. Blood donors are desperately needed at this time. The pandemic has led to fewer blood drives and a year of virtually no first-time donors among youth. In addition, there has been a surge in blood usage as...

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Queens Chronicle: Seniors Gathering Again in Sunnyside

June 17, 2021 | maryrecord

Queens Chronicle visited us on the reopening day of our senior center, saying "it was harder to tell whether the seniors or the staff were happier on Monday morning with the reopening of the Sunnyside Community Services’ Center for Active Older Adults." Read the full story online at:

SCS Newsletter

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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