Met Council Client Featured in The New York Times

Kimberly Alfaro with her children Aldo, 9, Jaceslyn, 10, right, and Emily, 3. Wherever the shelter system sent the family, she always delivered the children to their school on Staten Island.  Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

Kimberly Alfaro with her children Aldo, 9, Jaceslyn, 10, right, and Emily, 3. Wherever the shelter system sent the family, she always delivered the children to their school on Staten Island.
Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

The New York Times Neediest Cases featured, Kimberly Alfaro, a devoted single mother of three young children who lived in four shelters and then found the support she needed thanks to Met Council and UJA-Federation. Read the story here.

Kimberly Alfaro is one of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers whom Met Council case workers aid, sustain, and empower to overcome poverty’s challenges on their pathway to self-sufficiency.

For more than 100 years, The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund has provided direct assistance to struggling New Yorkers. Each profile illustrates the stories of those who benefited from the fund and shows the difference that even a modest amount of money can make.

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