THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND DONATIONS THIS WEEK

MAY 15, 2020

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AS THE PANDEMIC CONTINUES, WE’RE LUCKY ENOUGH TO LIVE IN A CITY THAT CARES.

Your donations give hope to our patients. Thank you.

On Thursday, we welcomed our dear friend, chef and philanthropist, Maria Loi, who stopped by with delicious and nutritious lunch for our staff, from her Loi Estiatoriorestaurant.

She was joined by award-winning documentary film maker, Joanna James, and her crew. They interviewed our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shani Andre, for a new documentary series about Chef Maria’s philanthropic work.

And, as if providing our staff with lunch while they’re at work isn’t enough, she also brought them some raw pasta for them to take away cook at home.

Thank you, Chef Maria.

We’re grateful to have such supportive and thoughtful neighbors in Long Island City. The Supercommunity LIC group organized an Amazon Wish List to send donations directly to us. This entire shelf, from floor to ceiling, contains the donations from this to date.

Thank you, Supercommunity LIC, for you ongoing support. You’re not just a name – you truly make this a super community!

On Tuesday, State Senator Michael Gianaris stopped by. Senator Gianaris kindly donated face masks and hand sanitizer to our clinic. Thank you, Senator.

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. On Tuesday morning, our staff gladly accepted theirs from Bagel Parlor in Whitestone. It definitely kept them going until lunch time.

On both Monday and Tuesday this week, lunch was kindly donated by the generous folks at catering company, Eat Offbeat.

Citi have always been outstanding supporters of our work. They donated water bottles, picnic blankets, tote bags, and festival hats for our patients.

The good people at Angel Flight East kindly donated 500 face shields. These are essential for our staff to wear while testing patients for COVID-19.

These items are needed now

Since 1866, The Floating Hospital has been the largest provider of healthcare and education to families living with homelessness. Based in Long Island City, it provides comprehensive primary, dental and behavioral-health services, and health-education to patients living in more than 300 shelters and domestic violence safe houses throughout New York City.

In 2021, The Floating Hospital moved into a new modern main clinic in Long Island City, and continue to support patients in satellite clinics at family homeless shelters and public housing complexes in Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx.

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