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Sunnyside Post: Senior Centers Can Reopen Later This Month

June 1, 2021 | maryrecord

Senior centers in New York City have been closed to in-person activities for more than a year. Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that they could reopen on June 14. Mayor de Blasio, as well the Executive Director of SCS, Judy Zangwill, are quoted in this Sunnyside Post article about the...

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Business Insider: Inside a Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Sunnyside, NYC

June 2, 2021 | maryrecord

Business Insider talks to SCS' Jackie Lopez, who leads our COVID Free Queens Coalition, as well as Johonniuss Chemweno, the CEO of VIP StarNetwork, which operated the clinic. Read the story online at: https://...

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Blood Drive – June 24

June 10, 2021 | maryrecord

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 hospitals perform surgeries and patients seek medical care that had been postponed during...

SCS Distributed 20,000 Packages of Food During Pandemic

September 9, 2021 | maryrecord

As the pandemic raged throughout Queens, many residents who lost jobs and income struggled to provide enough food for their families. Sunnyside Community Services (SCS), a local community organization based in Sunnyside, began weekly food distribution to help meet the need. From April 2020 to...

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Volunteers Spring into Action at SCS

March 17, 2015 | scsnyadmin

Thanks to New York Cares and support from Morgan Stanley, over 100 members of the Center for Active Older Adults enjoyed painting and potting their own personalized flowerpots. Morgan Stanley volunteers engaged members during their artistic endeavors, and helped as needed. Several of the...

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Discover Sunnyside UP, SCS’ Free Full-day Pre-kindergarten Program

February 2, 2017 | Roberta

You can still register your child om Sunnyside Community Services Sunnyside UP! pre-kindergarten program. Early education and after-care options may be available. Call 718-784-6173 ext. 420 or email



People running in Third Annual Sunnyside Post Mile set for October

Third Annual Sunnyside Post Mile set for October, funds to go to Sunnyside Community Services

August 10, 2017 | Roberta

The Sunnyside Post Mile is entering its third year, with a mid-October event in store to raise funds for Sunnyside Community Services. The event, set for October 14, is organized by the Sunnyside Post and the Woodside-Sunnyside Runners group, and is open for people of all ages to either walk or...

Local participants at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at SCS

Keep Families Covered Forum hosted by SCS

August 10, 2017 | Roberta

Nick Gulotta, the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Queens Borough Director, Jonathan Soto, CFCP Executive Director, and Ben Anderson, Children's Defense Fund-NY Director of Health Policy discussed policy, options, and advocacy at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at SCS. Breakout groups...

Seniors Get Tech Savvy at SCS

August 25, 2017 | Roberta

NY1 reports on Congessman Joe Crowley and AT&T representatives at SCS helping seniors to get the best and safest use of their mobile devices. Watch the story here:  http://...

Lucidity Chamberistas in Concert

Lucidity Chamberistas Free in Concert At Sunnyside Community Services

September 18, 2017 | Roberta

Led by conductor Eugene Takahashi, the Lucidity Chamberistas orchestra performed powerful renditions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K.136/125°, Claude Debussy, Sarabande from "pour le piano,” arranged by Leo Soeda, Yui Kitamura, Japan Sketch (2017) for string orchestra, and...

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