Category New York Times Neediest Cases

THE NEW YORK TIMES HIGHLIGHTS HOW MET COUNCIL HELPS CLIENTS

The New York Times shared how Harry Solomon, 70, copes with his depression through the loving bond with his service dog, Lucky. When Harry was struggling to make ends meet the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula, Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, and UJA-Federation of New York stepped in to help with rent.  Read […]

The New York Times Highlights How Met Council Helps Clients

The New York Times Neediest Cases ran a story about how Met Council helped Jorge Escalante when Parkinson’s disease drastically changed his life and forced him to give up his painting business. See the story in The New York Times. Mr. Escalante is one of the tens of thousands of New Yorkers whom Met Council case […]

Met Council Client Featured in 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 […]

Fourth Met Council Client to be featured in The New York Times

The person on the other end of the line that day last summer could hear how desperate Susan Bowers sounded. This was her story: Her mother had died a few months earlier, and Ms. Bowers had realized that she could not afford the apartment they shared in Flatbush, Brooklyn. She had found a less expensive […]

Met Council Client Featured in The New York Times

The last 11 years have been harsh and humbling for Maria Maley, and whatever years remain to her seem certain to be the same. “I’m not deluding myself,” Ms. Maley, 52, said. “This is what it is. This is what it’s always going to be. I’m always going to be a single parent struggling. My […]