Monthly Archives: January 2012

Game on, Day on! – Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service

Martin Luther King Junior Day: “A day on, not a day off.” And what a day on it was! Yesterday, for Met Council’s MLK Day of Service, almost two hundred volunteers distributed twenty thousand brochures across New York City in order to raise awareness about the food benefit programs available to New Yorkers in need […]

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month!

To start off the New Year we’d like to acknowledge May Lai as our Volunteer of the Month! May has been an integral part of our Senior Fitness Program in Brooklyn and her dedication and enthusiasm have brought so much to the program. May has been living in New York City for three decades, having […]

“Over 200 Met Council Volunteers Set for MLK Day!”

   On January 16th, 2012, over 200 volunteers will join together to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service. This year, Met Council has partnered with the Hunger Free Communities Consortium to distribute materials that encourage struggling New Yorkers to apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and […]

Senior Lunch- Holiday Extravaganza!

For more than a year, Met Council’s volunteer-led Senior Lunch Program has been serving up a hot kosher meal every Sunday to residents at our housing site in Manhattan. Sunday, December 25th was no exception. Our volunteers learned that giving on Christmas doesn’t have to cost money. Over 20 volunteers participated in our Holiday Extravaganza […]