Stories tagged with: Charities

December 4, 2012 - 5:29pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Five local charities received checks from the proceeds of this year's souper bowl event. The five beneficiaries are: Eastside Community Ministry, Muskingum County Center for Seniors, The Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christ's Community and Christ's Table.

The annual event in October raised almost fifteen hundred dollars for the five charities. Divided by five, each organization received almost three thousand dollars and those funds can go a long way.

"It's always good to...

November 18, 2012 - 8:54pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Shoppers in Zanesville had their chance to catch holiday bargains before Black Friday at the Colony Square Mall Sunday evening.

The Festival of Giving not only kicks off holiday shopping with great deals, but contributes to local charities.

"We have a $5000 pot up for grabs, and eight local charities kind of competing for that." explained mall marketing manager Kevin Pinson. "Shoppers will come out and take advantage of the bargains then bring their receipts to the...

October 18, 2010 - 6:28pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Some charities are being affected by the economic downturn.

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan counties say that's not the case locally. Executive Director Meg Deedrick says while they haven't seen a tremendous growth in donations, they also aren't suffering financially

"When you hear the United Way there is a brand recognition and when you hear Salvation Army and American Red Cross and there are other organizations that when you hear that name there's trust in...

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