With the harvest season upon us, fresh produce donations at Christ's Table are always appreciated.
Each day the food kitchen has hundreds of individuals come through for a hot, home cooked meal. Kitchen Manager at Christ's Table, Tim Collins, says the donations that are brought in are always very important is providing the means to create the food distributed each day.
"On a day to day basis, I will make, or I will have my staff make probably enough salad to feed 400 people...
The Muskingum County Fair is still two weeks away, but Christ's Table is already preparing for one day in particular.
Kroger has stepped forward to sponsor a day at the fair which supports Christ's Table. You can bring two cans of Kroger brand fruit, or vegetables to donate to the organization and get free fair admission for the day. Executive Director of Christ's table, Keely Warden said events such as these help them out quite a bit during this time of the year.
Christ's Table served a record breaking amount of meals in the month of June.
The non-profit organization served over 10,000 meals last month, doubling the amount of children served. Keely Warden,Executive Director of Christ's Table, explained the spike in meals served during the summer months.
"Our numbers double in the summer as opposed to the winter because the kids are out of school and we encourage our families to come in and enjoy a hot meal, we want the kids to...
The Kellogg Company typically makes food, but they will soon be hosting an event to help serve food to those less fortunate.
The Night Moves Kellogg 5K Run and Walk will take place at the Kellogg plant on Fairview Road in Zanesville later next month. They typically average around 300 runners and walkers each year, and they hope to have close to 500 this year. All the proceeds from the event will go to benefit Christ's Table.
Day two of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event kicked off Friday afternoon.
Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM. All of the funds raised support local non profit organizations. One local group in particular, Christ's Table, will be selling Lemon Shake Ups to raise money for the hungry in Muskingum County.
Keely Warder, Executive Director of Christ's Table says, "Well we're enjoying the wonderful...
A community viewing of the hit movie Frozen is coming to a park near you all to support a good cause.
Christ's table is working with Outdoor Flickxs Movie Screen Rentals to show the featured film at Zane's Landing this Saturday. Admission is free, but they are asking that families bring in can goods for the shelter to keep shelves stocked during the summer.
" The schools are out and there is a lot more meals served, some people think that in the winter time just because it'...
Local celebrities are bracing themselves to take a pie in the face this Thursday, all for a good cause.
Christ's Table is hosting their third annual Pie in the Face fundraiser as a part of Operation Feed. Fifteen local food pantries and four hot meal programs receive support through Operation Feed, and as a result, over one million meals were served last year in the Muskingum County Hunger Network. Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden said the Pie in the Face...
School students continue to count down the days remaining in the year.
While their parents may be wondering how to feed their children lunch this summer. Christ's Table said they encourage families to take advantage of not only their program, but others that help keep kids fed.
"There's the summer school program through Zanesville City Schools. If you can't get to Christ's Table for lunch there's an evening meal at the Salvation Army. There's the food pantry system and then...