More than 200 individuals from QCP volunteer at more than 90 businesses throughout Queens, from restaurants, to retail stores, to animal shelters. The partnership works wonders for both parties: QCP individuals thrive in their work environment, and the businesses get the some of the most dedicated workers they will ever see. A mandate for agencies such as QCP is to help our individuals participate as fully as possible in their… Read More

QCP’s Giving Garden & Community Partners

QCP was proud to partner with Home Depot and The New York Restoration Project in 2018 to the Giving Garden, a half-acre haven of beauty at QCP’s Bellerose, Queens campus. Raised flower beds and and shaded benches create a haven for QCP’s individuals and staff. And the yearly bounty of produce is donated to local food pantries. It’s a beautiful spot. QCP wants to see the Giving Garden thrive. We… Read More

Team QCP Recruiting For 2019 NYC Marathon

Marathon runners are a special breed. In fact, just half of one-percent of Americans have run the fabled 26.2 miles. And those who qualify for the NYC Marathon are an even more elite group. Have you ever dreamed of crossing that finish line in Central Park? Is it on your bucket list? QCP can help you achieve that dream. Team QCP is recruiting ten runners this year for the NYC Marathon… Read More

#FootstepsForProgress 5K Crosses The Finish Line

The 2019 Footsteps For Progress 5K Run-Walk has crossed the finish line, and the results are in: This year’s event was the largest to date, with more than eighty timed runners, and several hundred walkers. The 5K course takes the participants through host organization St. John’s University campus, and then back to QCP for a no-holds-barred feast. Queens Distance Runners was co-sponsor for the event. Terri Ross, QCP’s Executive Director,… Read More

Puppies and Shamrocks at QCP’s Bellerose

What could be better on a St. Patrick’s Day then, well, a visit to QCP Bellerose by some of North Shore Animal League’s furriest representatives (puppies, that is). QCP individuals and staff not only got into the spirit of the holiday with emerald green attire, but also received endless helpings of affection from the pups. What a way to spend a holiday! The visit to Bellerose was a reversal for… Read More