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Commonpoint Queens Delivers 1800+ meals

food pantry deliveries

Queens, NY — Commonpoint Queens – formerly known as the Samuel Field Y and Central Queens Y is continuing to serve the community in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. This week alone they delivered more than 1,800 prepared meals to homebound seniors.

CEO Danielle Ellman said, “Our goal is to not turn away a single senior in need.” She continued saying, “we need our community’s help. Because of the unprecedented crisis, we are confronted with overwhelming need alongside significant unexpected costs. For example our budget for food for seniors rose 583.43%. Donations of any amount are gratefully accepted on our website.”

Commonpoint Queens continues delivering their programs and services virtually and in-person.

  • NYC and NYS registered emergency child care facilities in our Sam Field Center (Little Neck), Central Queens (Forest Hills), and Bay Terrace (Bayside) sites.

  • The food pantry is distributing groceries Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 10:00 am – 1:30 pm.

  • Financial counseling for people who have lost their job and need help to manage their bills.

  • Prepared meals are available for home delivery to older adults.

  • Teletherapy.

  • Live streaming and on-demand classes and enrichment events for all ages.


More About Commonpoint Queens

The social services organization Commonpoint Queens helps individuals and families of diverse backgrounds find support, connections and opportunities during all stages of their lives. Guided by the Jewish values of service and justice for six decades, the agency has a range of programs at 52 sites across Queens, assisting 50,000 people each year. To learn more, go to www.commonpointqueens.org.