Monthly Archives: April 2014

American Express Volunteered with Met Council

American Express partnered with Met Council and held a Job Readiness Workshop.  The 26 volunteers worked with clients to sharpen their professional networking skills and to increase their confidence at job interviews. Clients left the workshop with a greater understanding on how to incorporate best practices to their professional endeavors. One client commented that the […]

NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Council Member David Greenfield and Met Council CEO David M. Frankel Volunteer at Masbia ahead of Passover

As part of Masbia’s Annual Passover Charoset Drive, Met Council’s CEO David M. Frankel chopped up apples and walnuts with NYC Council Speaker Mark-Viverito, Council Member David Greenfield, Executive Director of Boro Park Jewish Community Council, Rabbi Yeruchim Silber and Masbia’s Executive Director Alexander Rapaport. Charoset is served as part of the Passover seder. According to […]

Met Council Celebrates its Food for Life Campaign

Met Council held its Food for Life Reception at The Pierre benefiting Met Council’s Kosher Food Network. This network — the largest in America — feeds tens of thousands of food insecure New Yorkers every year through our kosher food distribution pantry program, food cards, food rescue and three free kosher community restaurants. Met Council’s […]

Met Council Distributed 2.1 Million Pounds of Kosher for Passover Food to 50,000 NYC Families

Ahead of Passover, Met Council, the local Jewish Community Councils and dozens of elected government officials distributed 2.1 million pounds of kosher for Passover food and provided $400,000 in Food Cards to allow families to purchase Passover resources  ahead of the holiday to an estimated 50,000 families in need.  These holiday food packages will allow […]