Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

October 29, 2013 - 10:49am
39 weeks 2 days ago

The numbers at Christ's Table continue to rise despite the end of the summer season.

The organization is used to seeing higher numbers when school students are out for the summer. But, instead of the numbers decreasing with the start of the school year,  the numbers continue to rise. In both August and September over 10,000 meals were served, a record high.

"Our numbers have really not slowed down at all in September and October. We really though September was kind of a...

October 9, 2013 - 3:30pm
42 weeks 1 day ago

This past weekend was the Y-City Gun Fest at the fairgrounds, which is a gun raffle featuring fun, entertainment, a casino and plenty of food.

In fact, this year there was a little too much food at the fest, and the organizers decided to donate the extra food to Christ's Table.

"It's tough to tell how many sales you are going to have that week, so we prepared for over 2000, but we had more than that, so we kind of doubled up on some stuff so to be safe,” said Co-...

September 17, 2013 - 6:50pm
45 weeks 2 days ago

Avon, Feed the Children and Christ's Table helped out hundreds of needy Muskingum County families Tuesday afternoon. In the Secrest parking lot, families were given three boxes filled with food, hygiene products and Avon products to make their lives a little easier. Director of Customer Service for Avon Zanesville, Eric Lee says Avon strives to help the community in anyway possible.

"We put in roll on deodorants as well as some jewelry for the ladies," said Lee. "...

September 16, 2013 - 4:49pm
45 weeks 3 days ago

Lending a helping hand was the mission of one local organization.

The Zanesville Fraternal Order of Eagles visited Christ's Table Food Pantry in order to pass out socks to the less fortunate in our area. This is the 2nd service project for the Eagles this year.

"We wanted to pass out a warm clothing item and Keely recommended we pass out socks, said F.O.E #302 Officer, Bill Hicks. There is a big need for it so, we brought 700 pairs of adult socks and little kids socks....

September 12, 2013 - 6:34pm
46 weeks 13 hours ago

Auditions are taking place for a local production that aims to feed the hungry in Muskingum County.

The play "Once upon a Christmas" will serve as a fundraiser that will benefit Christ's Table food pantry. The director of the play is looking for talented individuals to step up and audition for a variety of roles.

"Well we do want all the actors, dancers, singers, interpretive signers to come and audition," said Director, Shelly Burley. We have some main...

August 9, 2013 - 11:06am
50 weeks 6 days ago

One grocery chain is using their day at the fair to help a local organization.

Wednesday, August 14 is Kroger Day at the Muskingum County Fair. Those that bring a 14.5 or 15.5 ounce can of Kroger brand corn, green beans, mixed vegetables or peas between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. will get in free.

All the canned goods collected will go to Christ's Table.

"We have helped Christ's Table for quite some time.  We give daily donations to them and also knowing the needs for all...

July 25, 2013 - 4:11pm
1 year 6 days ago

Over 100 packages were put together by kids from the Zanesville Civic League for the dining room guests at Christ's Table. They spent their Thursday morning filling care packages with toothbrushes, toothpaste and lotions.

"Everyone is so excited. Not just to get their care packages, but to see the youth in our community stepping up and doing something," said Keely Warden, Executive Director of Christ's Table. "And this is such a wonderful community project because the...

June 25, 2013 - 2:58pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Hunger Network will be having a pancake breakfast this Saturday to help raise funds to purchase food to feed the needy in Muskingum County.

"The Muskingum county Hunger Network, which is the 15 food pantries in Muskingum County and the four hot meal programs are doing an Applebee's pancake breakfast. The tickets are $5. The cool thing about this is that the full $5 comes to The Muskingum County hunger Network," said Keely Warden, Executive Director of...

June 7, 2013 - 10:22am
1 year 7 weeks ago

The summer season marks a busy time for one local organization.

The Executive Director of Christ's Table said during the summer months they see their children's meal count rise 400-500 percent. They also see their energy costs rise as well as they try and keep cool. These factors cause them to stretch their dollars further.

"We anticipate this. We know it's going to happen so we prepare for it and we make sure the meals that we are preparing are kid frinedly and we stretch...

March 29, 2013 - 10:59am
1 year 17 weeks ago

An Easter surprise arrived at Christ's Table on Friday.

Two members of Zane Trace Boy Scout Troop 122 presented the organization with a $500 check. The money was raised by running a food stand at their pinewood derby event.

Shiloh Jones was on hand for Friday's presentation. He's a member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society for scouts.

"We were looking around for organizations in Zanesville and we decided Christ's Table," said Jones. "We're...

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