As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, many individuals and families find themselves out of work and without access to income or safety nets to meet basic needs. With the support of of generous donors, Turkish Cultural Center Staten Island created a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to provide food to families who were disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
"COVID-19 has amplified food insecurity in our communities. This donation of 500lbs of food will make a real difference for individuals and families. Thank you @TCCNewYork @EmbraceRelief @salvationarmy & @RepMaxRose"
Charles D. Fall @Charlesdfall NYS Assemblyman 61st AD
" The fallout from this pandemic has brought far too many Staten Island families to the brink. Thank you @EmbraceRelief @TCCNewYork and @Charlesdfall for stepping up and working to deliver food to @salvationarmy for the Staten Island families who need it most."
Rep. Max Rose @RepMaxRose U.S. Representative for New York's 11th congressional district