Monthly Archives: November 2014

The New York Times Editorial Board Covers Met Council

The New York Times Editorial Board covered how Met Council assisted Aleksander Ptselintsev, an Estonian Jew who fought the mujahedeen in Afghanistan as a Soviet soldier, find help to stave off eviction. Read his story here.

The New York Times Features Met Council’s Client

The New York Times Neediest Case told the story of how Met Council assisted Irina Finkel prevail despite her brain tumor that left her unable to work. Thanks to UJA-Federation of New York, this is Met Council’s tenth season participating in The New York Times Neediest Cases. Read her story here.

A Successful JSAM-Which Event

At the second annual JSAM-Which event, Met Council partnered with the Heschel School, Park East Day School and 92st Y to bring together 200 volunteers for an afternoon of service taking action against hunger in New York City. All food packaged was distributed to hunger New Yorkers. Combating food insecurity is one of Met Council’s […]

Senior Volunteers Serving Up a Storm

During Jewish Social Action Month (JSAM), Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, Boro Park JCC and Boro Park Y partnered to host a senior lunch.  As part of our ongoing effort to engage more seniors in our volunteer department, senior volunteers prepared and served lunch to the Holocaust survivors in Boro Park.