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CPC Celebrates Thanksgiving with Community Members


CPC hosted annual Thanksgiving celebrations at our centers across the city and distributed turkeys to community members. People gathered to share  Thanksgiving meals and express what they were thankful for this year. Thank you to all of our generous donors for helping us make this possible for our community.

CPC Nan Shan Senior Center in Queens distributed 200 turkeys to older adults ahead of the holiday. Thank you to Flushing Chinese Business Association, Council Member Sandra Ung, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit, and JMart for supporting us.

CPC Brooklyn Senior Services celebrated Thanksgiving with 250 community members. The celebration included singing and dancing performances by community members, as well as a food contest in which members presented their favorite food items and recipes. Everyone received a meal, a rotisserie chicken, and vegetables. Congratulations to all the winners of our Turkey raffle drawing. Thank you Senator-elect Iwen Chu, NYC Council Member Ari Kagan, and the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs for joining us. We would like to thank our sponsors, AgeWell New York, Rendr, and Royal Care, as well as our supporters, Affinity by Molina Healthcare, NYU Langone Health and 1:1 Foods.

CPC Queens Special Needs program and the CPC Lois C. Lee Early Childhood Center in Queens gave out more turkeys to members. Thank you to Queens Borough President Donovan Richards for helping us make this happen for our community. 

CPC Geriatric Mental Health Initiative held a Thanksgiving celebration to greet our members and give out turkeys and food. Through support from the New York City Council and Council Member Alexa Avilés, our GMHI program provides essential mental health services to older adults and immigrants. Thank you to Hitmark Republic Inc. for the food donations.

CPC Manhattan Community Center celebrated Thanksgiving with a festive lunch for the staff and members of Community Health Services, Learn and Earn Manhattan, and the Dual Language LEAD (Learn. Excel. Advocate. Dream) Program.

CPC Beacon Community Center hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner with children, youth leaders, and families. Thank you to everyone who came out to support our amazing community-building event. Special thanks to the Fort Hamilton High School Honor Society volunteers and CPC Project LEAD members.

CPC Childhood Development Services distributed 180 turkeys to community members to help make this Thanksgiving day a joyful experience for everyone. 

CPC Chrystie Street SACC organized five potlucks for the children, their families, and teachers. No-bake cheesecake, rice balls, pigs-in-a-blanket, and fresh fruit kebabs were just a few of the dishes prepared by the students with the help of the teachers.

CPC Homecrest SACC at PS 153 after-school program celebrated the day with delicious food including mashed potatoes, chicken, pasta, garlic bread, and more. Students also received a turkey to enjoy with their families.

CPC Homecrest SACC at PS 153 after-school program celebrated the day with mashed potatoes, chicken, pasta, garlic bread, and more. They also received a turkey to enjoy with their families.

Children at CPC Pike St. SACC at P.S. 2, Little Star of Broome Street Early Childhood Center, CPC Pike Street School-Age Child Care P.S. 2 enjoyed a Thanksgiving party full of love, joy, and smiles.

CPC wishes everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!