Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Leader in Job Readiness: Steven Portnoy, Volunteer of the Month

Steven Portnoy has been awarded the honor of being Met Council’s volunteer of the month for October 2011. He has been a dedicated volunteer and volunteer leader for our job readiness programs for the past 6 months. When asked what attracted him to the opportunity his response was that “the opportunity to help others by […]

An Intern’s Experience at Met Council

This past summer I have been privileged to intern at Met Council. Prior to joining the organization as an intern, I had been searching extensively for other available internship positions…but to no avail. Internships are quickly snagged by college students and are not simple to come by. Yet, in the beginning of July, a relative […]

Care to Share

What’s Care to Share? It’s not just a clever rhyme. Care to Share is a citywide food donation event taking place from Monday, October 3rd to Tuesday, October 18th encouraging volunteers to symbolically fulfill the Jewish custom of gleaning, a custom tied to the harvest season and the Sukkot period. Traditionally, farmers leave the four […]