Monthly Archives: May 2016

Met Council Raises Critical Funds for Family Violence Services

Met Council celebrated its third Ladies Day Out event, benefiting its Family Violence Program. The event raised more than $68,000 in critical funds, which will support access to safe shelter, summer camp scholarships for children, moving expenses, and replacement documents. “At Met Council, we know that the face of domestic violence is as diverse as […]

Ahead of Passover, Met Council Distributed 1.4 Million Meals of Kosher-For-Passover Food and Provides more than $430,000 in Food Cards and to Enable Families to Celebrate the Holiday

Before Passover, Met Council helped ensure that the poor and near-poor kosher homes are empowered to celebrate Passover with joy and dignity.  Met Council’s Kosher Food Network provided kosher for Passover food to over 160,00 hungry New Yorkers at 111 citywide sites. The high cost of kosher food presents a unique challenge for many New Yorkers: on […]

Met Council — the largest kosher food network in the US – and the Orthodox Union partner to fight hunger in the Jewish community

Met Council and the Orthodox Union (OU) joined together this year, to ensure that the poor and near-poor kosher homes are empowered to celebrate Passover with joy and dignity.  Met Council’s Kosher Food Network will provide kosher for Passover food to over 160,000 hungry New Yorkers at 111 citywide sites. OU staff members will pitch […]

Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty Receives Funds for Groundbreaking Holocaust Survivor Care

Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is proud to have been selected to receive a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America through their recently launched Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care. These grants mark the first time in history that the United States federal government has provided direct funding for Holocaust survivor services. When combined […]