Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

January 20, 2016 - 6:36pm
2 weeks 6 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 - 3:41pm
5 weeks 3 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 - 5:00pm
6 weeks 4 days 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 - 3:37pm
7 weeks 1 day 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...

December 16, 2015 - 7:31pm
7 weeks 6 days ago

One local organization took time to show appreciation to its volunteers with a special celebration.

Christ's Table hosted its annual Christmas bash for all the ones who spend their free time to give back to the less fortunate. We spoke with volunteer Karen Smith who has been apart of the organization for the last two years, volunteering her time every other Thursday.

"We really appreciate coming here because it makes us appreciate what we have at home. There are a lot of...

December 3, 2015 - 9:42pm
9 weeks 5 days ago

There was full house at Secrest Auditorium Thursday for the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra's 16th annual holiday concert.

Folks could get in for free with a donation of a non perishable food item for Christ's Table. This concert features talented musicians that varied in age from young to old to perform classical Christmas music for the packed auditorium. And also featured our very own Phil Sakal as a guest conductor. The musicians played a plethora of instruments from bells to...

November 24, 2015 - 4:56pm
11 weeks 7 hours ago

Students of Zanesville City Schools donated more than 200 canned goods to Christ's Table just in time for Thanksgiving.

The school district held its annual benevolent dinner Monday night for those who may not be able to receive a hot meal this Thursday. As part of the evening's festivities, Zane Grey Intermediate School hosted a literacy night for students and their families. Both events were free of charge, but those in attendance were asked to bring a canned good of their choice to...

November 23, 2015 - 4:58pm
11 weeks 1 day ago

Visitors of Christ's Table will be treated to a Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings this Thursday.

Christ's Table will be providing turkey dinners to those in need from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. For those who may not be able to get out of the house this Thanksgiving, volunteers will deliver the hot meals right to your doorstep through the organization's home bound meal service.

"We want to give a big shout out to the Zanesville Jaycees, for years they have been coming...

November 19, 2015 - 5:12pm
11 weeks 5 days ago

Visitors of Christ's Table will soon be treated to a Thanksgiving feast, thanks to the Muskingum County Township Association.

With the help of Reisbecks, the association donated 25 hams to the food pantry to help feed those in need this holiday season. President of the association, Stephen Bradley, said each 10 pound ham represents a different township in Muskingum County.

"I told them hams would go further and be easier to serve, you don't have to pick it off the bone, so...

November 10, 2015 - 4:43pm
12 weeks 6 days ago

The holidays are upon us, and what better way to enjoy the Christmas season than spending a weekend in New York City.

Christ's Table is inviting the community come aboard the "Christmas Red-Eye" to experience a New York City Christmas tradition firsthand. The organization is trying a new fundraiser this year, and needs your help filling the bus, so they can "fill a plate." Executive Director, Keely Warden, said tickets are going fast, and there are only six seats...

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