Tag Archives: Anti-hunger

Met Council Testified at City Hall on Hunger in NYC    

During the holiday season, Met Council’s Outreach Manger Jessica Hughson-Andrade testified at City Hall on the state of hunger in New York City. There are 1.3 million food insecure New Yorkers; one in five are children.  For many of our clients, the high cost of kosher food presents a unique challenge: on average, a kosher […]

NYC’s Largest Catholic and Jewish Charities Unite to Fight Hunger

Met Council, UJA-Federation of New York and Catholic Charities joined together for “Feeding Our Neighbors: An Interfaith Response” to address the growing problem of hunger across the community. Leaders from the three organizations joined together to leverage their expansive networks and make an incredible difference. “Everybody talks about hunger and how sad it is and […]

Met Council joins Food Bank of NYC for Anti-Hunger Advocacy Day

Met Council staff joined Food Bank of NYC for the Anti-Hunger Advocacy Day in Washington DC. The Advocacy Day brought together the leaders in combating Food Insecurity with a unified voice. Met Council met with officials in congress and spoke with them on the need to strengthen and protect critical food resources like SNAP (formally […]