Monthly Archives: September 2008

Apples For a Sweet New Year!

On Sunday, September 21st UJA Westchester families and Jteens went on an apple picking journey to Blue Jay Orchard in Connecticut. The volunteers picked and donated 700 pounds of apples to Met Council! The day was complete with hayrides and face painting! With all those apples, Met Council clients are sure to have a healthy, […]

Met Council Celebrates the Opening of a New Housing Site!

Met Council proudly opened another housing facility for low-income seniors at 385 Third Avenue about six months ago and on September 19th celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony and breakfast for the new tenants. We are happy to say that the event was a wonderful success! Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh, and Councilwoman Rosie […]

Thanks To Everyone Who Came Out For The “Fighting Poverty With Faith: Email Campaign!”

On Monday, September 15th, Met Council participated in the nation wide Fighting Poverty with Faith: Week of Action. This was a project co-sponsored by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and Catholic Charities. People of all faiths were asked to participate in fighting poverty by asking their local, state, and national candidates what they plan […]