Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

July 18, 2014 - 3:05pm
1 week 16 hours ago

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...

July 8, 2014 - 12:57pm
2 weeks 3 days ago

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.

"We're really excited that the...

July 4, 2014 - 5:54pm
3 weeks 15 hours ago

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...

June 30, 2014 - 5:11pm
3 weeks 4 days ago

Christ's Table will be a part of the festivities at Stars and Stripes on the River this weekend.

They will be selling lemon shakeups for the 5th straight year. The money raised will help the organization be able to continue to offer meals to those in need.

"Our famous lemon shake ups will be down at Stars and Stripes on the river on the 3rd and 4th," said Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden. "We encourage everyone to come down, have a...

June 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

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'...

May 27, 2014 - 6:31pm
8 weeks 3 days ago

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...

May 14, 2014 - 10:31am
10 weeks 2 days ago

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...

April 20, 2014 - 4:08pm
13 weeks 5 days ago

Members of the Wildwood Church of Christ visited Christ's Table earlier on Sunday to lend a helping hand.

The church is a regular supporter of the food pantry and visits every few weeks. This time their scheduled visit landed on Easter and they say they wouldn't have it any other way.

" We find it very rewarding to learn the stories behind everybody and to meet new people and we want to spread God's love and show these folks that there are people out there who do care. They...

February 14, 2014 - 6:39pm
23 weeks 14 hours ago

Christ's Table celebrates Valentine's Day.

Christ's Table partnered with Kroger grocery store to make sure that visitor's felt loved during the holiday.

"We were able to decorate our dining room with big valentine balloons through a partnership with our local Kroger who are a wonder to us everyday, but they wanted Valentine's Day to be special to those we serve and it was, " said Executive Director, Keely Warden.

The children from the Zanesville Civic League also...

February 4, 2014 - 5:45pm
24 weeks 3 days ago

With a winter storm in the forecast, there's a chance homebound meals won't be delivered Wednesday. Christ's Table volunteers spent the day delivering "blizzard meals" for residents enrolled in the program.

"Tomorrow, if this icy weather does come in, we need you to listen to WHIZ and if you're instructed to use your blizzard meal, put the meal in your freezer today and take that our tomorrow and it can be microwaved," said Keely Warden, executive director at Christ...

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