Lester Lin and his youthful team of volunteers from Elmhurst-based City Mission are the winners of the Compassionate Communities Award for their work with the homeless.
City Mission and teens handed out care packages and personal notes to the shelter residents.
Queens Community House presented the fifth annual Irma E. Rodriguez Queens Community Builder Award to Lester Lin, founder of the nonprofit City Mission.
A bunch of Queens adolescents decided to make a difference this holiday season by creating care packages and giving them to the homeless men being controversially housed at the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth.
Vendors from all over brought their dishes to City Mission's International Food Fair on Whitney Avenue and Broadway in Elmhurst on Saturday.
Our latest Queens Person of the Week is embracing the homeless, helping them find jobs and a permanent place to live.
A few members of a Queens church branched out, and started the nonprofit City Mission to "fill a basic need" in Elmhurst.
Elmhurst resident Lester Lin does all he can to held the children who live in the Boulevard Family Residence at the former Pan American hotel.
Lester Lin loves Elmhurst. He loves human beings more.
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