Press Releases

Queens Community House puts participants first at Annual Gala

November 2, 2017

QUEENS, NEW YORK, October 31, 2017 – More than 200 people came out to support Queens Community House (QCH) at its “Strengthening Neighborhoods Inspiring Change” Gala on Wednesday, October 25.

Aramark employees in Queens join forces with Queens Community House to share nutrition knowledge, inspire families to lead healthy lifestyles

September 13, 2017

On September 20, more than 100 Aramark associates will volunteer to support Queens Community House (QCH), on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service.

Queens Community House to open two new Beacon Programs in Queens

September 12, 2017

This September, Queens Community House will operate two additional Beacon Programs in Queens.

Prominent Business Leaders Join Queens Nonprofit’s Board of Directors

September 5, 2017

Queens Community House is pleased to announce that Richard Anglin, Diana DiPreta, Tariq Islam, and Hope Plasha have joined as the newest members of its Board of Directors. All four members bring with them extensive experience in the business and financial sectors.

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.

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