The Junior Girl Scouts Troop 4208 in Jackson Heights, ages 10 and 11, got together on Saturday, December 14 at St. Marks Church to distribute handmade holiday food baskets and restock the church’s food pantry.
The relief efforts continue for those left in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. EmblemHealth has been doing its part in collecting and transporting donations, and continued to do so during its Care Fair on Saturday, November 17. “It’s all about the neighborhood and our neighbors,” said David Flemister, director of community marketing for EmblemHealth. “We’re [...]
Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc throughout New York city, downing trees, flooding streets and knocking out power, though some neighborhoods received a greater brunt of the devastation. Those that made it out relatively unscathed have now sprung to action to help neighbors who were not as fortunate. Here’s a list of ways to help: For those [...]
A joint effort across eastern Queens is attempting to provide children and their families with warm bodies, full stomachs and plenty of presents to open on Christmas. Councilmember James Gennaro united with New York Cares service events manager Joseph Salas, Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Daniel Sweeney and David Bonney of the Sixth Communications Battalion and [...]
Members of the Glendale/104th Precinct Civilian Observation Patrol (G-COP/104COP) delivered non-perishable food to the Sacred Heart Food Pantry during their Thanksgiving Food Drive. The Sacred Heart Food pantry serves over 100 needy families in the parishes of Sacred Heart and Saint Pancras. For more information on how you can make a donation, contact Sister Margaret or Loretta at [...]
The school bus was stuffed and ready to go, only its passengers weren’t students — they were boxes of Cheerios and cans of Campbell’s soups. During its second annual food drive on Saturday, November 5, the Rotary Club of southwest Queens parked outside of Waldbaum’s on Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach for a full [...]