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La Jornada and Together We Can Food Pantry at Queens Museum

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Commonpoint Queens


Corona, Queens has suffered more cases of Covid-19 and more deaths than any neighborhood in NYC. As Black, Brown, and immigrant communities have been disproportionately impacted by this health crisis across the country, the largely immigrant communities living in Corona face devastating loss and food insecurity due to unemployment and unequal access to resources.

Since June 2020, the Queens Museum has been hosting a weekly food distribution in collaboration with La Jornada and Together We Can Community Resource Center Inc., serving between 400 and 950 families every Wednesday with a week's worth of food items.

We are seeking five volunteers every Wednesday to assist with this extremely important initiative. Shifts are between 10:00am and 2:00pm or 1:00pm and 5:00pm. You may register here: https://cerv.is/m?0295x230

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About Commonpoint Queens


58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, 67-09 108th St, Forest Hills, NY 11375, Little Neck, NY 11362, US

Mission Statement

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi-service agency with flagship sites in Little Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills, and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000 people. Since our inception, almost 60 years ago, the Samuel Field Y has been dedicated to the core element of our mission - enhancing the quality of individual, family and communal life through service to people of all ages, ability levels, stages of life and backgrounds.


For almost 60 years, Commonpoint Queens (formerly The Samuel Field and Central Queens YMWHA) has remained strong and vital and has continued to provide new and innovative programs to the greater Northeast Queens and Western Nassau communities.

As we embark on our sixth decade of providing high quality programs and services to our community, individuals of all ages learn and flourish within a caring and supportive environment at one of our 36 different sites throughout our neighborhoods.

We continue to provide life enhancing and life sustaining services to the over 35,000 people who depend on us to be their community center at each stage of their lives.

About CQY
For over two generations, CQY has been a special place for thousands of families, older adults, children and individuals who participate in its parenting, preschool, after-school, cultural arts, camping, health and fitness, social services, and senior programming. In a vital community with many synagogues and day schools, the CQY is a unique venue where everyone can come together to enjoy affordable activities and quality programs, and to discover opportunities to connect with others who share similar backgrounds and interests. Based in a 35,000 square foot dedicated facility on 108th Street with a full-sized pool and gym.

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Queens MuseumNew York City Building - Northside EntranceQueens, NY 11368







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