Celebrating Our 2023 TeamQCP Marathoners

With the TCS NYC Marathon only  one month away, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the remarkable team of individuals who will be hitting the pavement in support of QCP on Marathon Sunday (November 5th). Click through the photo gallery to meet our runners and to learn why they are running on behalf of Queens Centers for Progress and how YOU can support them and our programs. Make a donation… Read More

Our TeamQCP Running Program is Back!

Thanks to our on-going partnership with the St. John’s University Track & Field and Cross Country, our annual program officially kicked-off last week on Wednesday, September 27th and will commence in six weeks when our participants will participate in a 1-mile race around St. John’s University’s track. Each year, QCP individuals have the opportunity to benefit from the spirit of sportsmanship and camaraderie, while bolstering their self-esteem, and personal achievement.

QCP Partners with Row New York

For the second year in a “row”, Queens Centers for Progress partnered with Row New York and took part in an 8-week Adaptive Rowing Program. Participants met weekly and learned how to strengthen their upper bodies and properly maneuver the boats out on the lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. In addition to the exercise and physical aspect of the program, rowing helps build self-esteem and gives one a sense… Read More

Queens Centers for Progress Partners with Fresh Meadows Exxon Gas Station for Fundraiser

We are excited to announce that we have recently partnered with longtime QCP supporter and gas station owner, Channi Singh (Mukti Petroleum Management, Inc.) to host a “Giving Pump” fundraiser through the end of the year. Mr. Singh, owner of the Exxon gas station located at 178-02 Union Turnpike in Fresh Meadows, NY (next to T.J. Maxx on Union Turnpike and 178th Street) will be donating a portion of the… Read More

QCP’s Children’s Center Receives New Look!

We would like to thank QCP Board Member Nancy Vargas, JFK Rotary Club President (DH2 Chauffeured Transportation), JFK Airport Rotary Club, and Katie Bliss, JFK Rotary vice President, Aqueous Solutions, and her landscaping team for providing our Children’s Center with a fresh new look by updating our curb appeal! The team of landscapers removed overgrown shrubs and a “sea” of ivy vines, tilled the soil, and planted new perennials –… Read More