UPCOMING EVENTS

April 17 Packing at University of Chicago

Thank you to the Sunshine Ambassador and student, Toby Chan, and Advanced Career Placement staff, coordinated by Bethany Malzman, for having a great packing event for 140 food bags! This will support refugees and low income families in the area of chicago. Distribution of the food bag is being organized soon! Volunteers are welcome!

March 28 Street event on West 31st St.

A Street pop up pantry was organized in collaboration with International Assembly for the Homelessness and Housing team.

Non perishable food items and socks were offered along with hot drinks and cookies provided by the IAHH. Despite the rain, volunteers distributed 70 food bags between 6:30 - 8pm.

Thank you to our private donors who supported the event!

FEB 11 at St Peter's Church

Location: 601 Lexington Ave NYC

In supporting Father Arias and the migrant community he gathers for Sunday mass, Sunshine Action donated 55 food bags this Sunday.

Volunteers packed and distributed food bags at the church in time for Spanish mass.

Migrants travel from all over NYC for this Spanish mass. After mass they meet with translators and legal counsel that have been organized by Father Arias. Volunteers are needed every Sunday to help with sorting for clothing donations and serving as translators.

We applaud Father Arias and his staff for his tremendous efforts with the migrant communities of NYC!

Jan 10 and Jan 26 at A. Phillip Randolph Houses

In collaboration with the generous funding and packing efforts of Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School in NYC, Sunshine Action US organized a food bag donation to A. Philip Randolph Houses in West Harlem. A total of 157 food bags were provided over the 2 events!

Thank you to Dean Chappell and Teacher Sara Cusick who organized students to pack at the school and provided teacher and student support at the distribution!

Street Food Donation on Dec 7th evening

In collaboration with The Interfaith Assembly on Housing and Homelessness, Sunshine Action donated food, socks, hot soup and drinks to migrant families, (many with kids) and those unhoused individuals living on the street.

Thursday, Dec 7th 2023 in front of St Francis De Assisi Church on W 31st st. NYC.

7-9. The pop-up pantry allowed for 75-80 individuals and families to select their food items.

Thank you to those that contributed to this event!

Walk and Shop for Hunger Event

OCT 22 2023 at St Peter's Church on E 54th and Lex.

11:30am Join on a Fall walk in Central Park before we gather on E59th St at Grand Army Plaza.

12:15pm Listen to Vance R. Hinton speak on his former homeless experience and how he

started the Undomiciled Project to benefit the homeless.

12:45pm Walk with us to Trader Joe's on E 59th to shop for $15 pre packed bags

and/or carry them for distribution.

2:15pm Distribution of Sunshine Action food bag at front sidewalk of St Peter's

Church.

619 Lexington ave and 54th st. NYC

Washingtonville Housing Alliance
Food Bag Event for Families in Need

Wednesday August 2nd at the Washingtonville Housing Alliance

3-5 pm Student volunteers packed and distributed 25 food bags to families in need.

136 Library Ln A, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Interfaith Assembly on Housing & Homelessness
Thank you to our online donors, cash donors, and Trader Joes for helping to make this event happen 🙏 🙏 🙏

Fortune Bag Event with the Interfaith Assembly on Housing and Homelessness

Thursday July 20th in front of St Francis De Assisi Church

7-9 pm Pop Up Food Pantry

135 W. 31st Street New York, NY 10001

The Macari Family Wellness Center

Food Bag Donation Event with The Child Center of New York

Friday July 14th at The Macari Family Wellness Center

Single moms and their babies, either in shelters or in low income housing, were provided for. The moms are part of the Perinatal Program that assists single moms with Social work services and parenting guidance.

140-15B Sanford Avenue, 2nd Floor, Flushing, NY 11355

The Times Square

Food Bag Event with Breaking Ground"s residence at The Times Square supporting individuals in need. Volunteers packed off site and delivered 50 food bags to residents in the lobby.

Wednesday June 14th at The Times Square.

255 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036