October 6, 2010 REGO PARK, QUEENS --City Councilmember Mark S. Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) recently visited the Orenstein Met Council Masbia Community Kitchen on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park, where a soup kitchen serves nutritious meals to those in need.
“Masbia is doing a tremendous job in feeding the hungry here in Queens,” Weprin said. “At a time of economic downturn, people rely on this service to help make ends meet.”
Masbia soup kitchen started as a grassroots charity to feed the hungry. Over the past five years, it has served more than 250,000 kosher meals. Masbia operates soup kitchens in Queens and Brooklyn.
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