5-Mile Race And Toy Drive To Benefit Kids At Queens Centers For Progress

Queens Distance Runners To Host Race To Benefit QCP Jamaica, NY – December 5, 2018 There will be lots of smiling children at the Queens Centers For Progres (QCP) Children’s Center this holiday season, thanks to the efforts of the Queens Distance Runners. The Queens-based running club is sponsoring its sixth annual “5-Mile Run and Toy Drive” on December 16. The event helps to raise funds for QCP and collect… Read More

Team QCP — Still Running After All These Years!

For the eighth year “running” Team QCP pounded the pavement of all five boroughs in the 2018 TCS NYC Marathon to raise money for Queens Centers For Progress. This year’s contingent of fourteen, managed to raise almost $35,000 (a record!) According to Wendy Phaff, QCP Director of Development, “We’re so indebted to our team for bringing heart and sole to our agency, for understanding our mission, and for helping to… Read More

QCP Honors Staff At “Getting It Done” Awards

The second Natalie Katz Rogers “Getting It Done” award took place on October 26, honoring fifteen outstanding QCP staff members. Prizes went to staff members from the Adult Day Services, Accounting, Bellerose Day Services, Children’s Center, Clinic, Maintenance, Pre-Vocational, and Residential services departments. One person received the top prize of $500, four received $250 each, and ten others $100 each. All the winners were nominated by their peers. The semi-annual… Read More

QCP Says “Thank You” to Donors and Partners in the Community

On November 7, in a truly glorious setting (from a 35th floor ballroom overlooking Park Avenue), QCP took the opportunity to say “Thank you!” to the donors and contributors who help to make possible the services and supports QCP provides. Approximately one-hundred guests enjoyed the magnificent space that Mutual Of America graciously donated, which featured live music, artwork by QCP individuals, as well as the glorious views of the city. Wendy Phaff, Director… Read More

Third Annual Champions Awards Celebrates QCP Individuals

On Thursday, October 11, at 6PM, the QCP Family Association held its third annual “QCP Champions Awards” at the QCP Auditorium (81-15 164 Street, Jamaica). Pat Coulaz and Margaret MacPherson, who are board members with connections to the individuals, have organized the QCP Family Association for years. Ms. MacPherson commented, “The event promises to be fun, and informative, as it honors individuals who attend QCP, highlighting their significant milestones during… Read More