Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving Dinner with Low Income Seniors

 On Sunday, November 21st, the Met Council Volunteer Department’s annual Thanksgiving extravaganza mobilized over 40 volunteers to feed a traditional turkey dinner to 60 low income senior clients at two Manhattan housing sites. This year we were bigger than ever – doubling our programming to reach more clients at more Met Council community locations. The […]

JCCA Volunteers at Senior Lunch Program

On Sunday, November 14th, 10 teenagers from the JCCA Bukharian Teen Lounge volunteered at our Senior Lunch Program. This week, a total of 17 seniors attended the lunch – a group that consisted of our “regulars” and a few new faces! The volunteers and residents were constantly engaged with one other, whether it involved taking […]

Veterans Day Celebration

 For Veterans Day, Met Council staff and volunteers held a ceremony for the 22 formerly homeless housing clients at our Abraham I and II Residences in Sea Gate, Brooklyn. All the residents were invited to attend a ceremony that honored the years of services these vets gave to their country. Each veteran was asked to […]