Monthly Archives: August 2009

Devin Helps our Client’s Children Go Back to School

 On Wednesday, we received a donation of 75 backpacks filled with school supplies from UJA-Federation of Long Island. The bags will go to families with children who have been affected by domestic violence and have a hard time paying for the necessities of the new school year. I spent the morning sorting and organizing the […]

Volunteer Profile: Jamell Joseph

 Met Council volunteer, Jamell Joseph, held a Back-to-School Items Drive for our low income clients in Crisis Intervention and Family Domestic Violence. Jamell collected over 70 items of brand-new school supplies to be distributed to low income families. Thank you to Jamell and everyone who donated to Met Council’s Back-to-School Items Drive! Your acts of […]

Devin meets Met Council Clients

 Earlier this week I was able to listen in on a presentation Met Council staff and clients were giving to UJA-Federation. It was very nice to hear the testimonies of a few of the people this organization helps. One man, a recent immigrant from Uzbekistan, was able to master the English language and become a […]

Devin visits Jackson Heights

 Earlier this week I was able to visit one of Met Council’s local Jewish Community Councils. The Jackson Heights-Elmhurst Kehillah in Queens has been around for many years, serving the Jewish and other neighborhood communities. Visiting the Kehillah’s new offices located at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, I was intrigued to see firsthand the […]

Devin’s Agency Tour

Even though I have been working at Met Council for two summers, I have not been to all the departments nor have I met all the wonderful staff of the organization spread across multiple floors of our building. Last Thursday, I was able to take a tour of the rest of the office. Though I’ve […]