QCP’s Beacon of Strength, Hope and Love

MEET LIAM … Liam is STRONG. DETERMINED. INSPIRING and a SURVIVOR. At 11 months old, Liam was left with third degree burns over 95 percent of his body after surviving a deadly house fire that claimed the lives of his grandfather, mother, and sister. Liam’s burns were so severe that he was given just a one percent chance of survival by ER doctors. They warned Liam’s family that if he survived he would endure multiple… Read More

Team QCP Running Program is Back on Track at SJU!

Our TeamQCP Running Program is back! Thanks to our on-going partnership with the St. John’s University Women’s Track and Field Team, the program officially kicked-off on Wednesday, September 28th and will commence in six weeks when our participants will participate in a 1-mile race around St. John’s University’s track and receive an commemorative t-shirt and race medal! Thanks to the SJU Women’s Track and Field Team and coaches, QCP’s individuals continue to… Read More

Stop & Shop Donates to QCP at Store’s Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On Friday, October 7th QCP’s longtime community partner, Stop & Shop, held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Maspeth to celebrate the supermarket chain’s store remodel. The revamped store (along with many others throughout the borough and New York City) will offer customers a refreshed look, and new amenities that seek to enhance the customer shopping experience and better meet the needs of the diverse neighbors they serve. For many years,… Read More

26th Annual QCP Golf Outing Breaks Records!

Queens Centers for Progress’ 26th Annual QCP/Home Depot Golf Outing was held on Thursday, September 8, 2022. The two day event hosted  417 golfers on five golf courses; over 500 dinner guests at our awards presentation and netted an astounding $1,030,000.00 for our Children’s Center, Adult Day Habilitation and Residential programs! On this very special evening, we were honored to recognize David Passafiume, Merchandising Vice President – The Home Depot.… Read More

QCP Celebrates Juneteenth with a Special Unveiling

QUEENS CENTERS FOR PROGRESS UNVEILS SCULPTURE IN HONOR OF JUNETEENTH Gina Jean-Baptist has been a staff member at Queens Centers for Progress (QCP) for more than 30 years. As a Direct Support Professional, Gina has been working in QCP’s Residential Program making sure the people with intellectual disabilities, whom the agency supports, are well cared for and kept safe. Gina also has a brother who is a renowned sculptor, Tristan… Read More