Monthly Archives: June 2009

Volunteer Recognition, 2009

On Tuesday, 40 volunteers and their families joined Met Council staff to celebrate their achievements from the past year. Five volunteers were presented with awards for their outstanding commitment to fighting poverty, and two more were given the President’s Volunteer Service Awards for the amount of hours that they had spent working at Met Council. […]

Holocaust Survivors Share

¬†Yesterday 25 students from PS 149 in Brooklyn trekked out to the JCC of Canarsie to listen to 4 survivors of concentration camps and Nazi occupation tell their histories. Their teacher, Sebastian Turner, had been teaching about genocide and WW II when he met Met Council staff at a recent event. From that meeting a […]