A lemonade stand aimed to raise money for a good cause became sour when competition moved in.
Christ's Table sold lemonade this weekend at the Stars and Stripes on the River event in Downtown Zanesville. The non profit organization worked to raise money for the hungry and homeless. They were scheduled to be the only lemonade stand at the event ....when two other lemonade stands set-up shop looking to profit.
"It's hard for volunteers when they are giving up their holiday...
The rain didn't stop walkers and runners Saturday morning in efforts to help feed the hungry.
The Kellogg 5K supports Christ's Table in Zanesville. About 400 people came out to show their support. Christ's Table Executive Director, Keely Warden said she hopes to raise about $1,000 which would feed around a thousand people.
"This is a great boost for us," said Warden. "It's been a tough year, it's been a tough year for everybody and this race just...
Christ's Table just got cooler thanks to a grant from the National Walmart Foundation.
The $65,000 grant helped them put in a new cooler and new freezer cutting down on energy costs. Plus, it let's them take in more donations and serve more people. Before this, the kitchen could not be as efficient.
"We had chest freezers everywhere and the donations would come in and they would get buried and they would get frost bitten and um our energy costs were high running all of those...
Around 20 students, spent more than 26 hours putting together 1,000 coupon books for a local service organization.
The coupon books from Christ's Table mimic payment books like the ones used for loan repayment. The hope is that people will use these booklets as a way to remember to give to an organization that helps fill the stomachs of many needy in our area.
"It's difficult to budget because other than our monthly income from the United Way we don't know what donations are...
Christ's Table welcomes locals to bring in New Year's with a hot meal.
Christ's Table opens its doors to the public providing warm meals Monday through Saturday from 11 AM to 1 PM.
Sally Goins, a volunteer from Brighton Presbyterian Church, says their organization provides meals at Christ's Table every first Saturday of the month. Sandwiches, tomato soup, salad, and dessert were a few of the food items on today's menu.
Locals came together at Christ's Table for a warm holiday meal today.
Christ's Table began in 1986 in response to the need for a warm meals program in Zanesville and Muskingum County. The operation is supported by individuals, businesses, churches, and organizations throughout the community. Kitchen Coordinator Tina Adolph says today's meal lets people know that they are not alone this holiday.
"I think it's very important for the community to have things like...
The new year brings changes to both the Muskingum Valley Red Cross and Christ's Table.
Executive Director of Christ's Table Gretchen Sayre announced her retirement from the organization Monday morning. Sayre served on Christ's Tables board from 1986 to 1993, when she took then over as executive director. She said while she knows it's time to turn over the reigns they'll be things she misses.
"The people. The people," said Sayre. "The guests that come in. I don...
Christ's table in Zanesville did its part in giving back to the community this Thanksgiving.
By 11am, the organization had already served more than 100 meals. Serving the masses means preparations for the big feast have to start days in advance.
"Now we start the turkey monday night, we cook them all night and all day tuesday and all day yesterday. Today they were getting the rest of the stuff ready, the stuffing, they will have a regular traditional Thanksgiving...