Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ladies’ Day Out Supports Domestic Violence Survivors

On Tuesday, April 25, Met Council held its fourth annual Ladies’ Day Out event. We thank the 100 women who attended, helping us raise more than $70,000 in critical funds to support our Family Violence Services work.  Attendees had the opportunity to shop at a variety of boutiques including jewelry, clothing, body care products, and […]

MET COUNCIL DISTRIBUTES NEARLY TWO MILLION POUNDS OF KOSHER FOR PASSOVER FOOD

Met Council continued its annual tradition of providing kosher for Passover food to the poor and near-poor throughout New York City.  This year, Met Council distributed approximately 1.8 million pounds of kosher for Passover food through 116 sites, providing food to over 179,000 people or 30,000 households.  The citywide distribution enabled thousands of families to […]

Purim Parties for Holocaust Survivors

We celebrated Purim in a big way this year, with several parties for Holocaust survivors as part of the Holocaust Survivor Program. The first was a festive pre-purim event, held with the Canarsie JCC, and attended by 160 Holocaust survivors. Talented musicians performed songs in Russian, Yiddish and English. Councilman Alan Maisel and Chief of […]