Press Releases

Executive Director Ben Thomases inspires change

May 16, 2017

"It's all about giving people that feeling of caring and support, so they can get to that place where they want to be in their lives." Learn more about QCH Executive Director Ben Thomases' life and why QCH is so special to him in this short video.

 

18th Annual Youth Leadership Conference to empower local teens

May 12, 2017

Five days a week we ask teens to go to school and learn from adults who are older and wiser than them. But what if we gave students a day to learn from each other? What new things would they discover?

QCH Immigration Specialist named New York Nonprofit Front Line Hero

April 17, 2017

Every year, New York Nonprofit Media recognizes Front Line Heroes from the nonprofit industry who work in the field directly helping clients and making their organizations' goals a reality through hard work and dedication.

Local Champions inspire, change Queens neighborhoods for the better

April 14, 2017

EVENT OVERVIEW

On April 6, Queens Community House (QCH) celebrated its Celebrating Local Champions Reception at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. The evening proved to be a great success with more than $20,000 raised towards furthering QCH’s mission.

Pomonok Center adds new director to create community connections

March 24, 2017

Queens Community House is proud to announce the appointment of Patrick Pinchinat to Pomonok Site Director.

Q&A with Forest Hills Chamber of Commerce President

March 16, 2017

Our Celebrating Local Champions Reception is just three weeks away! We’re excited for this once-a-year event, but we’re even more excited to showcase the generous individuals that make Forest Hills a great community for our organization to call home.

Volunteers Needed for New Friendly Visiting Program

March 1, 2017

Queens Community House, a $16 million dollar nonprofit offering social services to youth, families and older adults, has officially launched its Friendly Visiting Program.

Distinguished Executives Join QCH's Board of Directors

January 5, 2017

Queens Community House is pleased to announce that Madhuri Kommareddi and Thomas Knierim have joined as the newest members of its Board of Directors.  Both members bring with them extensive experience in both the public and private sectors.

Aramark restores garden beds at Pomonok Community Center

September 20, 2016

In order for communities to grow, people have to be willing to invest in the seeds of change. Today, twenty-five volunteers from Aramark demonstrated their commitment to building community by restoring 15 garden beds at Queens Community House’s Pomonok Center in Flushing.

Smithsonian commissions art of 76-year-old Queens artist

September 6, 2016

It all started with a coffee mug.

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