Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tai Chi is helping seniors at Met Council!

Tai Chi is helping low-income seniors living Met Council housing in Brooklyn to improve their health. For the past two weeks, our seniors have been enjoying a morning Tai Chi class thanks to our Volunteer Department. After the classes many of them have remarked that they feel much more flexible or more balanced, and not […]

Passover Food Distribution at the Masbia in Flatbush

┬áStarting on Sunday morning, April 10th, volunteers gathered at the Masbia in Flatbush to help unload a massive delivery of Passover food.There were 55 cases of grape juice, 27 cases of oil, and over 500 boxes of Matzah, just to name a few. The seven pallets of food took up the whole sidewalk in front […]

Public Benefits Advocate: Harmon Fields, Volunteer of the Month

Met Council is proud to announce that Harmon Fields has been selected to be the Volunteer of the Month! After hearing about our agency through AARP, Harmon signed up to become a volunteer for Met Council. Harmon has greatly contributed to our grassroots community outreach campaign about food access and benefits enrollment. He has distributed […]

Networking Workshop Kick-Off Event!

Here at Met Council we kicked off our first Networking Workshop on April 6th with great success! The workshop teaches clients how to build their professional network and works on their networking skills. To do this we have created a three parts training process; the first part is a workshop that is led by Met […]

Met Council’s Debut Sunday Lunch Program at E 61st St.

┬áThis past Sunday, Met Council’s E 61st Street housing site had their first Sunday Lunch Program! Similar to 3rd Avenue’s lunch program, volunteers served the residents a catered, hot, kosher meal in the building’s Community Room. At least 20 residents came to enjoy the free food, socialization with neighbors, and company of the Kehilath Jeshurun […]