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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 ...

Queens Gazette: SCS Passes Out Info And Free Face Masks

September 9, 2020 | maryrecord

The Queens Gazette covered our face mask distribution event in Woodside. On September 1, staff members passed out free face masks and information about Covid by the 7 train. Read about it online...

Free Face Masks Distributed in Woodside

September 8, 2020 | maryrecord

Staff from Sunnyside Community Services passed out information and free face masks outside the 61st Street Woodside subway station on September 1. Since July, Sunnyside Community Services has distributed more than 3,500 free face masks throughout Sunnyside and Woodside. 

The effort is...

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Sunnyside Community Services Announced as Complete Count Fund Awardee

December 9, 2019 | Roberta

New York, NY— Sunnyside Community Services is pleased to announce it has received a $150,000 award from the NYC Complete Count Fund — a partnership between CUNY, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council. The NYC Complete Count Fund is a first-of-its-kind Census-related community...

New York Times: ‘I’m Really Isolated Now’: When Elders Have to Fight Coronavirus Alone

March 18, 2020 | maryrecord

The New York Times examines how steps to prevent the spread of Covid-19 increase teh risks of social isolation, particularly in seniors. Normally, programs for seniors aim to increase human contact, but during the pandemic, on-site programs have had to be cancelled. The Times spoke with our...


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