Community Events

​​Helping Hands for the Disabled of NYC

PO Box 9174

Astoria, NY 11103

Alice Crespo, Founder & Director

Linda Wiggins, Vice President

Emily Vertosick, Treasurer



Phone: 718-606-9712 




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June 1, 2017


This is the Info Line for Helping Hands for the Disabled of NYC.  Here is a list of our events for June 2017.


May 26, 2017, is our support group meeting on the phone, the time is 8pm and the phone number is 1-857-216-6700 and the code is 797305. Long distance charges may apply. We have a guest speaker from LIVENY she will be speaking on benefits and how to avoid Medicare fraud. 


On June 3, 2017, the Restaurant Club will be going to Johnny’s Reef Restaurant located at 2 City Island Avenue, Bronx, NY 10464.  The cross streets are Belden Street and City Island Avenue.  The time is 2pm to 5pm.  The phone number is 718-885-2086.  You will pay for your own meal plus $5 for the volunteers.

On June 8, 2017, Thursday, we will have a Board meeting, ALL BOARD MEMBERS MUST ATTEND, at 6pm at the Hudson Guild, 441 W. 26th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenue.


On June 10, 2017, we will be having a Social every 2nd Saturday of the month from 2pm to 5pm.  Volunteers arrive at 1pm to help set up.  This will be at the Hudson Guild, 441 W. 26th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenue.  The cost is $10, which will include pizza, soda, and other goodies.  We will be having a comedian or some other form of entertainment.  Please sign up for this event by calling 718-606-9712. 


On June 17, 2017, Saturday, Be a Friend Day is at the Hudson Guild, 441 W. 26th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenue, the time is 1pm to 5pm.  Please let Alice know if you need food or if you will be attending the Be a Friend Day by calling 718-606-9712.


We will not have a support group meeting this month since we will be away at the ACB Convention. 

Our fundraising dinner did quite well, we made $1200, special thanks to those who participated, we are looking forward to next year’s dinner which will take place on May 12, 2018.  Please save your money and plan to attend so you can help us.


If you need this in Audio Format call 1-773-572-6327.  Long Distance charges may apply.


**Hope to see everyone at all of our events**

Sincerely, Alice & The Board of Directors




Helping Hands for the Disabled of NYC