Monthly Archives: October 2016

Met Council Distributed Lipstick Cases To Save Lives

At the fourth annual Stand up for Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home), Met Council and 20 volunteers packaged lipstick cases with contact information on where victims can receive help. This effort raised awareness of the alarming increase of domestic violence incidents in New York City. The lipstick cases were distributed by New York City Council Members […]

Met Council Distributes Kosher Food for the New Year

Before the Jewish New Year,  Met Council, elected officials and volunteers distributed kosher food, including 20 tons of apples, to an estimated 28,000 families in need at 66 sites throughout New York City.  These holiday food packages allowed families across the five boroughs to partake in holiday festivities despite the often prohibitive cost of kosher […]

Met Council Helped Students Start the Year Off Right

This school year, Met Council helped students start the year off right. New school supplies are often cost prohibitive for many low income families. Met Council distributed more than 1,400 backpacks to families at Boro Park JCC, Canarsie JCC, Crown Heights JCC, JCC of Marine Park, JCC of Rockaway Peninsula, Queens JCC, JCC of Washington […]