Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Festival of Lights Shines a Light on the Youth”

Chanukah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem as well as the miracle of the oil. On the 25th day of Kislev, which may occur at any time from late November to late December, the festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a nine-branched menorah […]

Year in Review

As the year is wrapping up, let’s take a look back at what the Volunteer Department at Met Council has accomplished this year: In January, volunteers from all over the city teamed up to sort through our donated clothing on MLK day. One of our favorite volunteers, Monita, taught a cooking class to seniors. For […]