Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

December 16, 2015 - 8:31pm
22 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 - 10:42pm
24 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 - 5:56pm
26 weeks 5 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 - 5:58pm
26 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 - 6:12pm
26 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 - 5:43pm
27 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...

October 18, 2015 - 6:19pm
31 weeks 2 days ago

The 19th annual SOUPer Bowl kicked off Sunday afternoon.

Each year the fundraiser benefits non-profits that provide food to the hungry everyday including Eastside Community Ministry, The Salvation Army, Christ's Table, The Muskingum County Senior Center and Fellowship of Christ's Community. Due to its success and the way it continues to grow each year, the fundraiser needed a bigger venue and took place at the OUZ campus. This year they plan to serve 1,200 people.

"The other...

October 5, 2015 - 2:59pm
33 weeks 1 day ago

Friday and Saturday marks the annual fall Canister Campaign for Christ's Table.

In efforts to stock the shelves for winter months and fund those upcoming high heating bills, hundreds of volunteers will be at local grocery stores from 10 a.m-6 p.m including both Walmart locations, north, south and New Concord Riesbeck's, Sam's Club, Kmart south, and Duncan Falls Campbell's collecting monetary donations as well as canned goods.

"It literally takes hundreds that find it in...

September 30, 2015 - 5:20pm
33 weeks 6 days ago

Those looking for a hot lunch at Christ's Table were in for a warm and cheesy surprise Wednesday.

Little Caesar's pizza filled the lunch line all made in their 'Love Kitchen' parked behind Christ's Table for the day. Driver of the east coast Love Kitchen Jeff O' Meara said that he's been driving from stop to stop feeding those in need for two years and it's rewarding to see people happier with the small favor.

"You got a lot of people that are down on their luck and just...

September 9, 2015 - 1:58pm
36 weeks 6 days ago

Christ's Table is seeing a spike in fresh produce donations this summer.

Farmers from all across the area are delivering loads of their extra fresh fruits and vegetables to the table daily, in an effort to help them serve healthy and nutritious meals to those in need. Executive Director, Keely Warden, said their generous donations have really helped.

"Oh my gosh, it helps our budget so much, we budget about $25,000 every year to go to the grocery, so that makes the average...

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