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.
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...
The Easter bunny made his way to Zanesville for Good Friday to meet with all of the children visiting Christ's Table.
This is the first time that the Easter bunny visited the food pantry and dozens of kids lined up to hug and take pictures with the friendly white rabbit.
"I think maybe the word got out that the Easter bunny was going to be here and that's fine because it gave all the kids that maybe wouldn't have the opportunity to see the Easter bunny be here have some...
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...
It takes more than just food and volunteers to keep Christ's Table running.
Executive Director Keely Warden knows that all too well. While Warden is thankful for the "great group of donors" that donate to Christ's Table, she says she wants to reach out to the youth in our community and also try to get residents to commit to donating on a monthly basis.
"We're just trying to promote that running this mission is more than just food and volunteers and we have to pay...
Hundreds of those who may not be as fortunate, were provided a warm thanksgiving meal by the generous hands at Christ's Table.
Executive Director Keely Warden said they started early this morning and there was a special moment at the start of serving meals.
"It was really neat,” said Warden. “Our volunteers wanted to go out into the dining room and join hands with our guests and we said a morning prayer, which was absolutely wonderful and just thanking God for...