Tool Time

City Councilmember James F. Gennaro hefts a power saw as he stands with Sergey Todoschenko (left) and Mikhail Dashut, a “Handyman Van” crew from the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.
Gennaro was instrumental is securing the final $50,000 in funding to deploy two of the charity’s outreach vans, one in Brooklyn and a second in Queens.
The crews assist low-income seniors with general repairs on their homes that they are no longer able to make themselves, without regard to religion or ethnicity.

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