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Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year

June 20, 2016 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services and Amie’s Place Foundation Partner for a Third Year to Keep the Elderly and their Animal Companions Together

June 2016, Sunnyside, New York

Amie’s Place Foundation, a New York-based not-for-profit Foundation that funds organizations...

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Enroll now for Free Pre-K Programs in September

August 2, 2016 | Roberta

At Sunnyside UP Pre-kindergarten, children build foundational literacy and math skills in a welcoming, supportive, and fun environment. Our multi-lingual teachers celebrate the diverse talents and interests of each child, and helps them learn to work, play, and solve problems together, Sign up...

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Care NYC Announces New Caregiver Events for October

September 1, 2016 | Roberta

Caregivers, take a break with your loved one and get the support you need. Join CARE NYC for an Autumn Sing-Along on Thursday, October 6 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with Sean Condron at Sunnyside Community Services. On Thursday, October 13, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m, enjoy a guided tour of the Brooklyn...

SCS Raises Awareness

SCS Raises Awareness of New Services to Help Family Members Provide Care for Loved Ones with Alzheimer's or Dementia.

November 1, 2016 | Roberta

November is National Alzheimer's Awareness and National Caregivers Awareness Month.  SCS held a press conference to highlight CARE NYC, our comprehensive city-wide program of supportive services for family caregivers and their loved ones. Matthew Wallace, Chief...

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SCS Celebrates at Annual Event

November 16, 2016 | Roberta

SCS celebrated another year of lighting up lives at M.Wells Dinette at PS1 and honored 2016 Neighborhood Visionaries, Gertrude McDonald and Lily Gavin (in Memoriam).We would like to thank our honorees, all our guests, and our sponsors, Lamb Financial Grouop, Sanket Bulsara and Christine...

SCS Youth Futures Students visit Court July 2018

Students Court Success

July 30, 2018 | Roberta

Students in Sunnyside Community Services' Youth Futures program at Queens Vocational & Technical High School enjoyed an inspirational learning opportunity when they visited the Honorable Sanket Bulsara, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for The Eastern District of New York in...

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Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras at Sunnyside Community Services

November 16, 2018 | Roberta

On Tuesday, December 11, best-selling author Ingrid Rojas Contreras read from her novel, "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," and shared fascinating insights about writing, life, language, and historical and personal context with moderator Cindy Rodriguez, New York Public Radio senior investigative...

WNYC: Masks And Handwashing But No Hugs In Pre-K During Covid

September 23, 2020 | maryrecord

PreK children all over the city are heading back to in-person classes. WNYC reporter Jessica Gould stopped by our free preK Sunnyside UP program on the first day of school to find out what's different this year. Jessica spoke with a preK teacher and even heard the class handwashing song. Hear...

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...


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