Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

May 24, 2016 - 2:35pm
1 day 21 hours ago

There was a big crowd gathered outside the court house in downtown Zanesville Tuesday and it was not for what you might be thinking.

The community came together to support Operation Feed with a friendly pie throwing contest. Local celebrities from the commissioners office, fire department, and prominent community members volunteered to get pied in the face.

"It's a day of celebration," said Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden. "It's a day of wrapping up...

May 6, 2016 - 3:17pm
3 weeks 21 hours ago

Christ's Table receives a check from a local organization.

The Zanesville Rotary Club has two annual fundraisers, the 12 days of Christmas and more recently the rose sell. And they presented Christ's Table with a $1,000 check.

"The dollars that we raise on both of those fundraisers gives us the opportunity to make contributions to organizations like Christ's Table," said Daybreak Rotary Club of Zanesville President Maryjane Shackeleford. "When there is a need or a...

April 26, 2016 - 4:35pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

A local organization needs your help.

Christ's table is hosting an Italian sub sale for operation feed. For the low cost of six dollars you'll receive an Italian sub and a bag of chips.

"This is our biggest fundraiser to generate the dollars that we need to last the whole year," said Christ's Table executive director Keely Warden. "A thousand subs is our goal. So we need the community to come forth. Everybody needs to eat. And we're eating for a cause. We're eating...

April 6, 2016 - 10:47am
7 weeks 2 days ago

Operation Feed kicked off a two month campaign to support the Muskingum County Hunger Network.

Cupcake bakers and eaters alike are invited to the 5th Annual Cupcake War on April 14.

With 12 bakers already signed up, there is still room for cupcake chefs to bring their tools and show off their skills and it doesn't cost anything to participate.

Executive Director at Christ's Table Keely Warden said participating in events like this one can make a big change in the lives of...

March 25, 2016 - 5:06pm
9 weeks 21 hours ago

 Over 500 families and members of the community were able to enjoy a very special dinner Friday.

Christ's Table is a place where everyone is welcome to get a hot holiday meal, including Easter dinner. Friday, each child received an Easter basket with toys in addition to the Easter dinner. Executive Director Keely Warden said it's a blessing to have community members partner together to make this dinner special.

"We were so blessed Eastside Community Ministry partnered...

March 24, 2016 - 4:05pm
9 weeks 1 day ago

Visitors of one local organization will be treated to an Easter dinner with all of the traditional holiday fixings Friday.

Christ's Table is gearing up it's Annual Easter dinner on Good Friday and they are inviting those in need out to enjoy a special meal with them. Executive Director Keely Warden said their friends from Eastside Community Ministries are providing another special treat for everyone in attendance.

"The kids put little egg baskets together, little egg bags...

January 20, 2016 - 7:36pm
18 weeks 2 days ago

 Local students are taking a class project to another level by blessing the community.

Students from the Mid-East Early Childhood Education Program are teaming up with Christ's Table and the Salvation Army to provide boxes filled with basic necessities to help the needy.

"Mid-East students has come together and came up with the idea that they want to put together what we call 'Blessing Boxes.' In these blessing boxes we're looking to put in hats, gloves, scarfs,...

January 1, 2016 - 4:41pm
20 weeks 6 days ago

The numbers are in and Christ's Table severed more than 120,000 hot meals in 2015.

Executive Director, Keely Warden said the astounding data means more people are in need in the local community than Christ's Table expected. And she's hoping for a decrease in those looking for hot meal programs like this one in 2016.

"That is a significant increase compared to what we're used to seeing. We're hoping for for a better year this year. Christ's Table everybody says you want more...

December 25, 2015 - 6:00pm
22 weeks 15 hours ago

Christ's Table provided a Christmas feast to those in need Friday.

Executive Director  Keely Warden said the dinner is for anyone who doesn't have a place to share a Christmas dinner with family and friends.

"We're serving Christmas day lunch here at Christ's Table," said Keely Warden. "We opened our doors to our family and friends that we serve everyday. It's very important for us to be here on Christmas day for our family and our friends. It was be hard to...

December 21, 2015 - 4:37pm
22 weeks 4 days ago

One local organization is making sure that everyone receives a hot meal for Christmas.

As folks begin their Christmas celebrations, Christ's Table, along with nearly 50 volunteers from the community, are preparing to serve the needy a very delicious Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meal. Director Keely Warden said the experience starts right when you walk through the door.

"It's an awesome experience. It's hard to fathom what it would be like to be alone or not have Christmas...

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