Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

January 1, 2011 - 6:34pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

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.

"I think its very important...

December 25, 2010 - 4:52pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

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...

December 21, 2010 - 7:54pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

Christ's Table is offering a warm meal to those in need this Christmas.

Located in downtown Zanesville, the charity is providing a special turkey lunch on Saturday. Executive Director Gretchen Sayre says anyone who walks through the door is considered a guest.

"We do have table clothes on the table and Christmas decorations on the tables, we try to do that through all of the holidays to make them feel like they are at home or at a restaurant," she said.

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November 29, 2010 - 12:21pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

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...

November 25, 2010 - 7:46pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

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...

November 17, 2010 - 7:03pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

It's a situation no one ever wants to have to deal with, knowing when your next meal is going to be. But the reality is many local residents are asking themselves that question.

Christ's Table in Zanesville has seen an increase in the number of people coming through its doors by about a thousand. Executive Director, Gretchen Sayre, says government assistance and food stamps only go so far, and some of these people are struggling by the end of the month.

"They don't last very...

October 23, 2010 - 4:39pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

The Energy Cooperative is working to make a difference by donating meals to those who are less fortunate.

A special cookout-style lunch was provided at Christ's Table in Zanesville. The Energy Cooperative wanted to do something that would help people in the community.

"A couple years ago we got to think about, there's always people out there that are less-fortunate than we are and we'd like to give back a little to the community," says Bob Herron, propane manger for the...

July 10, 2010 - 6:25pm
4 years 2 weeks ago

Runners and walkers hit the pavement early this morning to support a local charity.

The third-annual Kellogg's K-Road Race and one mile Fun Run was held today in support of Christ's Table.
 

"This money at this time will be really very appreciative and it's been a blessing for Christ's Table to have them, a corporation like this support an organization feeding those that are less fortunate," says Executive Director of Christ's Table, Gretchen Sayre.

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June 9, 2010 - 12:00pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

A national company is helping our area raise money to feed our community.

Kellogg's is hosting its third annual K5K Road Race and One Mile Fun Walk at the Kellogg's Plant on Fairview Road in Zanesville. Executive Director of Christ's Table said to run, it's $10.00 and all the proceeds go to their program.

"It's been great for us because it's the only corporation so far that's really stepped up to the plate to support Christ's Table and last year it was bigger than the year...

June 6, 2010 - 8:11pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

For some local organizations, Gus Macker is a prime time to raise money.


Many organizations take advantage of the thousands of people that gather at the event to raise money to better the community.

"Our main purpose for the fundraiser is we have, is to help clothe needy children here in Zanesville and Muskingum County, and we operate the snow cone booth here at Gus Macker," says Todd Bickle with the Zanesville Newsies.


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