LIC Community Support

 
If you're an LIC-Based nonprofit and want to add information to our page about your organization, please reach out to Carla Nicdao at cnicdao@licpartnership.org.
 
Nonprofits and Small Businesses need your help! RXR has launched RXRVolunteer which is a platform to connect local non-profits and small businesses impacted by COVID-19 with volunteers from the RXR community of employees, tenants, vendors, partners, investors, and friends. Click here for more information or visit RXRVolunteer.com
 
LIC Community COVID-19 Relief Group
https://licrelief.org/
Click here to make a donation
The LIC Community Covid-19 Relief Group is the collaboration of local civic, religious and business organizations working together to alleviate specific needs in our neighborhood and surrounding areas. To sign up to participate click here. For more information, click here or visit their websiteFacebook or Instagram page.heir stated goal is to mobilize neighbors to help neighbors.
 
ACE Programs for the Homeless
(212) 274-0550
Requesting emergency relief funding for the ACE Graduates that are losing employment. These are men and women who have worked extremely hard to overcome homelessness and now are losing their employment and at risk of falling right back. Working to raise between funds to provide one on one support/case management, rental and utility assistance and grocery gift cards (for graduates who lost employment or had hours cut due to COVID-19), toiletries and cell phone minutes (for current ACE participants on lockdown inside of shelters).
 
City Harvest
City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, helping to feed the nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables. They will rescue 66 million pounds of food this year and deliver it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and other community partners across the five boroughs. Their programs help food-insecure New Yorkers access nutritious food that fits their needs and desires; increase their partners’ capacity; and strengthen the local food system, building a path to a food-secure future for all New Yorkers.​
 
Dance Entropy
(718) 956-3037
Dance Entropy is able to offer its performances, touring, educational and community outreach programs with the help of your generous support. A gift to VG/DE is a dancer’s subway fund, a performance ticket for a public school student, props for a senior citizen dance workshop, a summer intensive scholarship for an aspiring dancer, production fees for a new work, and far more!
 
Fuel the Front Lines​
(718) 286-3000

Queens Borough President Sharon Lee, Queens Economic Development Corporation [QEDC], and the Queens Night Market are collaborating on a ‘Fuel the Frontlines” initiative which provides daily meals to the 9 hospitals in the Borough of Queens.

Businesses are invited to make a financial donation at www.queensny.org or you can join us by providing cooked meals to first responders and hospital workers and helping us with delivery where possible.

Please complete this form to if you are interested in providing daily meals. The form will expedite the set-up process and make contacting you easier. 

Flux Factory
(347) 669-1406
Your generosity makes it possible for Flux to provide affordable space to our 50 annual Artists-in-Residence, as well as to pay stipends to artists to produce our prolific, free public exhibitions.
 
GallopNYC
(646) 233-4507
Therapeutic horseback riding center based in Queens, which has worked with P4Q (The Skillman School, 24-30 Skillman Avenue, Long Island City).  Special needs students are missing out on important services, usually provided through schools. GallopNYC has lost all revenue and needs funds to offer alternative programming to its community while PAUSE is in effect, and to feed its herd of horses. GallopNYC is taking decisive steps to come back as quickly as possible.
 
Hour Children
(718) 433-4724
Thanks to the tremendous generosity of a longtime donor, all gifts made through May 15th will be MATCHED dollar for dollar, up to $25,000, making your gift go twice as far. Hour Community Food Pantry provides essential support to Hour Children’s families and the residents of western Queens. Hour Children's mental health services team has continued to support our women and families through the stress and uncertainty caused by this crisis. Regular sessions are occurring through teletherapy, and even group sessions are happening via Zoom.
 
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
The mission of the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy is to enhance and advocate for the green spaces and waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, and to ensure the parks remain an indispensable asset to the community. Now more than ever, our parks are vital to the health of our community, and the mental and physical health of our residents.​
 
Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement
(718) 784-7447
Works to level the playing field and give the youth, immigrants and seniors of the economically-challenged communities of Western Queens access to the great opportunities they deserve. Providing food distribution during COVID-19 crisis and support through their Immigration Services program.
 
LIC Artists/Culture Lab LIC
(347) 848-0030
Promoting their online list of artists with links to their website to encourage the community to buy art to support local artists. Culture Lab LIC created to manage Plaxall Gallery as both an art and community center. Seeking financial donations to help keep the staff going.​
 
LIC YMCA
(718) 392-7932
Seeking funding streams for free family fitness and youth programs once reopened.
 
Local Project Inc.
(646) 298-0969
Local Project is a non-profit organization committed to building an educational forum for emerging artists of exceptional vision, and creating synergy between the exhibition of their work and the public.We believe diversity is essential to growth. Founded in 2003 by a group of artists and friends,LP is committed to offering year-round exhibitions, arts mentoring,classes,co- working space,art residencies and bilingual programming,while building bridges with other institutions; LP is creative harbor for all. Currently offering a series of online opportunities, including workshops and a open call for an online exhibition to support local artists.
 
Queens Community House
(718) 592-5757
Keeping up services to our most vulnerable population: our older adults and residents unable to buy food.Your help will allow them to provide home-delivered meal service to their homebound elderly and daily lunch pick-ups for those having food struggles. Your donation today will help expand their food pantries at two of their community centers.​
 
Queens Together
https://queenstogether.org/                                                                     
Click here to make a donation                                                              

Queens Together works in consortium with the Borough President’s office, the Queens Economic Development Corporation and local groups. Our aim is to help meet the needs of frontline healthcare workers, other emergency responders, and Queens communities through partnerships with local independent restaurants and food businesses. Their goal is to fill the urgent need for nourishment while at the same time providing a lifeline to the small businesses that define our neighborhoods. Make your contribution and to help them deliver meals made with care by workers in Queens, for people in Queens.​                                                     

Solace House
Solace House is a suicide prevention center that offers FREE one-to-one counseling for those who are experiencing suicidal distress, who self-harm, or who have been bereaved by suicide. Solace House also offers Family Support and Group Bereavement. All services provided by Solace House are free and confidential. As NYC's mental health needs remain on the forefront, Solace House continues to operate remotely via teletherapy to accessibly support its community during this time. With its biggest fundraiser, the Solace Sunrise Walk, now being postponed until further notice, donations of any amount are greatly appreciated. 
 
Sunnyside Community Services
(718) 784-6173
In addition to funds, looking for donations of the below items. Any business with a decent supply can contact SCS at info@scsny.org. SCS has vans and staff ready to pick up items and they can quickly get them to those most in need right away.
  • Non-perishable food items for seniors
  • Toilet Paper for seniors
  • Gloves, Mask or Gowns to be used by Home Health Aides visiting homebound seniors
  • Hand Sanitizer for Home Health Aide
The Floating Hospital
(718) 784-2240

In-kind Gifts- Provides families with life’s basic necessities, representing some of our most important relief work. They accept new donations ranging from disposable toiletries, new toys and books to new clothes, shoes and outerwear. Planned Giving- The Floating Hospital offers tax-deductible giving options designed to fit with your personal estate and financial plans.​ For more information, please contact: Ronan Fitzgerald (rfitzgerald@thefloatinghospital.org)

Urban Upbound
(718) 784-0877
Urban Upbound is working with Center of Hope International on their Bread of Life Food Pantry. In an effort to serve their community being impacted by COVID-19, they are looking for food items. Click here to see the list of items that they are looking to have donated.
 
Their team team tirelessly provides NYCHA residents with support to keep afloat during this crisis.
  • Residents can have fresh food dropped off at their doors daily
  • Families can apply for a basic needs grant to pay for rent, food, medical supplies, or other needs to allow them to safely socially distance
  • Their  employment staff are working remotely with families, providing them with guidance, support, and next steps on how to handle this difficult time
  • Their financial counseling staff are providing 1-on-1 support and referrals for financial relief resources
  • Their intake staff are working with prospective clients —because more and more families may need the services of Urban Upbound in the coming weeks and months
  • Their administrative and development staff is working diligently to keep Urban Upbound operational and ensure all the needs of staff and community residents are met
 
Zone 126
347-956-0034
In need of laptops or tablets for students who were unable to receive them from the DOE. Seeking headphones for families that have multiple children in the house so everyone can focus on their immediate tasks​.