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PBS NewsHour: Services change rapidly to protect seniors from COVID-19

Services change rapidly to protect seniors from COVID-19 | March 22, 2020: As we continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus, one thing we do know is that for seniors and those with existing medical issues, the disease caused by the virus is particularly deadly.

City Limits: High Risk Seen in City’s Proposed System for Feeding Seniors

High Risk Seen in City’s Proposed System for Feeding Seniors | March 2, 2020: Advocates for NYC’s seniors have long complained that the city’s funding for meals has been lacking.

The Forum: FreshDirect, BP Link for Food Drive

FreshDirect, BP Link for Food Drive | March 28, 2020: To help keep borough residents and families prepared for the ongoing public health and economic emergency during the coronavirus pandemic, the Borough President’s Office and FreshDirect are partnering for “Operation 5-Borough

Forest Hills Post: 400 Boxes of Groceries a Day Will Be Sent to Queens Residents in Need

400 Boxes of Groceries a Day Will Be Sent to Queens Residents in Need | March 24, 2020: FreshDirect will donate 400 boxes of groceries a day to Queens residents in need for the next four weeks, the Borough President’s Office announced today.

Queens Eagle: FreshDirect is providing free food to Queens residents in need

FreshDirect is providing free food to Queens residents in need | March 24, 2020: Online grocer FreshDirect has begun a month-long initiative to provide free food for Queens residents beset by the COVID-19 health and economic crises.

Gay City News: What’s Closed, What’s Still Available in LGBTQ Health & Social Services

What’s Closed, What’s Still Available in LGBTQ Health & Social Services | March 16, 2020: While New York City’s bars, restaurants, gyms, theaters, and other entertainment establishments have been ordered shut down due to the coronavirus, some community and health centers

Queens Chronicle: DOE reveals names on diversity panel

DOE reveals names on diversity panel | February 20, 2020: A backlash from parents has produced a new plan for the city to begin diversifying schools in central and Southeast Queens.

Queens Chronicle: Employers want to hire senior citizens

Employers want to hire senior citizens | February 13, 2020:  Having a few gray hairs and some wrinkles does not necessarily mean you’re no longer viable in the work force. In fact, in many instances, it’s the perfect calling card.

Queens Chronicle: Queens Community House granted 1.4M

Queens Community House granted 1.4M | December 26, 2019: Queens Community House has been awarded $1.4 million in economic and community development funding through the New York State Regional Economic Development Council initiative.

Sunnyside Post: City Awards $19 million to Community Groups to Boost 2020 Census Participation, Many in Queens

City Awards $19 million to Community Groups to Boost 2020 Census Participation, Many in Queens | December 13, 2019: A number of Queens-based groups will receive funding from a new $19 million community awards program that focuses on census-related education and organizing.

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