Monthly Archives: December 2010

101 and More to Come!

This Sunday’s Senior Lunch Program was marked down in Met Council’s calendar with many an asterisk and other funky decorations, as this was a very special day. Met Council is so proud to announce that we celebrated an exciting feat accomplished by Polina, one of our lovely 3rd Avenue residents…Her 101st birthday!! There were 25 […]

A Hallmark Volunteer: Stacey Cohen, Volunteer of the Month

 In the summer of 2009, Stacey Cohen, a life-long New Yorker, responded to President Obama’s call to service to help revitalize local communities. In her search for a place to volunteer, Stacey found Met Council on a government website. “The work of Met Council really appealed to me,” says Stacey, “since they provide so many […]

6th Graders Pound the Pavement

In preparation for their Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, the 6th graders of the Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale wanted to experience what it felt like to be a “chesed-doer,” or someone who performs an act of loving-kindness. What better way to feel the powerful effects of doing chesed than volunteering for Met Council’s POS […]