Health workers are being celebrated all over the world for fighting on the frontline of the battle against coronavirus. Throughout the global crisis, health workers have been bearing the brunt of the effort to save the lives of victims, often at great personal risk of catching the virus themselves.
In order to express their appreciation and gratitude of good will towards the thousands of healthcare workers in the state of New York, in a “Leap of Faith and Goodwill of Heart, One Good Team launched a Massive Operation” on April 27th delivering 5,000 lunches to 15 hospitals and 6 Nursing Homes across the state, said Dr. Raj Bhayani, President of AAPI-QLI.
AAPIQLI was joined by BAPS, World Sikh council, Rajbhog Sweets, local Restaurants, Caterers and dozens of Volunteers, in their efforts to deliver food to healthcare workers to Interfaith hospital, Brookdale Hospital, Kingsbrook Hospital, Flushing Hospital, Woodhall Hospital, Nassau University Hospital, North shore LIJ Hospital, North Shore Forest Hill Hospital, St Francis Hospital, Franklin Hospital
Flushing Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, Maimonides Hospital, WYCKOFF Hospital, Hopkins Nursing Home, Dry Harbor Nursing Home, Hillside Manor Nursing Home, Windsor Park Nursing Home, Rego Park Nursing Home, and, Hollis Park Nursing Home.
“Let us all help whatever way we can and appreciate frontline workers,” said Anu Jain, who was part of the group organized and delivered the food. “Thank you to the efforts of our president AAPIQLI Raj Bhayani. Outstanding coordination by the entire machinery you have created. I was there to gladly receive for St. Francis Emergency Room staff,” said a member of the medical staff at the hospital.
AAPIQLI represents more than 2,000 Physicians residing in Queens, Nassau and Suffolk serving the community of New York and its Counties. These practicing physicians are dedicated to provide highest quality of care to their patients and are also serving in most prominent positons at their medical institutions, including Administrative, Program Directors, Heads of Department, and Teaching. These leaders are making decisions about medical and Pharmaceutical Products, devices and equipment and practice related services at multiple levels in hospitals, medical school, outpatient centers, and health care facilities. For information, please visit: http://aapiqli.org/about-aapiqli/