Stories tagged with: Operation Feed

June 24, 2010 - 6:14pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Fighting hunger is the name of their game, and following a year of providing food for the community, it was a time to recognize those who help.

The Operation Feed Food Drive campaign came to a close Thursday, and although they didn't quite reach their goal, they are still calling it a great success.

"Today is our wrap up, and this is where we're going to honor everyone for all their hard work they've put into raising money and supporting our hunger network. Also our hunger...

June 4, 2010 - 9:58am
3 years 45 weeks ago


Local law enforcement officers are helping the community in a different way today.

The Zanesville Post of the State Highway Patrol got together and held a food drive to help support Operation Feed.

Everything that was collected was given to Christ's Table Friday morning. Zanesville Post Commander Lt. Steven Rine said troopers do more than enforce laws.

"It's makes us feel really good it makes me feel good and like I said I joined the patrol to be a public...

May 21, 2010 - 3:37pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

The rain couldn't keep people away from donating to Operation Feed.

The campaign continued today at Reisbeck's Pick N Save on Howard Street in Zanesville.

"The day is going really well," said Carol Morgan, chairperson of Operation Feed. "People are buying bags and we're really excited about it. A lot of people are coming through and they understand the cause and they're really giving. Sometimes it's larger amounts, so that really excites us, we're really...

May 20, 2010 - 4:43pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

Another local group is doing what they can to help the Operation Feed campaign.

The seniors from the Sunrise Senior Center are pitching to support the effort.

"These stamps help represent our theme this year of "Giving Hunger the Boot in 2010," said Operation Feed Campaign Chairperson Carol Morgan. "The seniors here have done all this. We had square dance in march and this is part of that. We have raised more than $2,600 including these stamps....

May 20, 2010 - 12:01pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

Operation Feed helps 16 food pantries in Muskingum County. Riesbecks Pick'N Save in Zanesville is hosting a special event to help the effort. WHIZ's Ashley Drane has the story.

Sandy Baughman, who is part of the Muskingum County Hunger Network says without your food donations many wouldn't eat.

"Without Operation Feed these pantries wouldn't survive. We do not have enough money or enough food to feed all the people in Muskingum County that are hungry. They're hungry,"...

May 8, 2010 - 3:47pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

Postal workers along with Zanesville Mayor Howard Zwelling and Congressman Zack Space take a step towards stamping out of hunger in our area.

Saturday, mail carriers from around the county collected donations of food left by residents mailboxes. Organizers say on average our area donates 23-thousand pounds of food during the drive. All of which is given to our eighteen local food pantries.

"There's a lot of people that would not eat if it weren't for the collection of food...

April 17, 2010 - 3:48pm
4 years 19 hours ago

No parent wants to see their child go hungry.

With money tight these days, taking care of a baby can be expensive.

"As you know with each year and more and more jobs lost there are more families needing help. With Operation Feed and with the baby pantry we are helping supply those needs for the babies" says Carol Morgan with Operation Feed.

The Operation Feed Baby Pantry supplies formula, food, diapers, and several other needed items. To raise money for the...

March 18, 2010 - 5:03pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

A local campaign is kicking off to stamp out hunger in Muskingum County.

Members of Operation Feed gathered at the Zanesville Civic League for a lunch meeting and collected cash donations and non-perishable food. Carol Morgan with the Muskingum County Center for Seniors hopes they can give hunger the boot in 2010.

"The hunger problem with Muskingum County is a big problem and as I stated, the economy for one thing in 2009, they said they added another 1,785...

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