QCH Friendly Visitor, Shreya Sanghvi, named NY1's New Yorker of the Week

Decades may separate them but the bond between Shreya Sanghvi and Lenore Harrison knows no bounds. "We have such a big age gap but it doesn't really feel that way," Sanghvi said. Sanghvi is 22. Harrison, 94. The two were matched by the non-profit Queens Community House a year ago.Sanghvi donates her time to the organization's "friendly visiting" program.It connects volunteers with the elderly for weekly one-on-one time.It's all in an effort to create new friendships for lonely home-bound seniors. "This is something that makes me happy, just to be able to give back in a certain way," Sanghvi said.

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