Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

December 9, 2014 - 5:02pm
33 weeks 4 days ago

The figures are out. The annual SOUPer Bowl raised over $13,000 for local charitable organizations.

Fellowship of Christ's Community, Christ's Table, Muskingum County Center for Seniors, Eastside Community Ministries and the Salvation Army all received $2,640. Co-Chair Mary Burkhart said the funds will help provide for thousands of meals for Christ's Table.

"I think the best way to describe this is this translates into 10,000 meals for Christ's Table, so I think that pretty...

December 2, 2014 - 7:29pm
34 weeks 4 days ago

One local dentist's office is giving many something to smile about this week.

For the last four years now, Tune Up Your Smile has been offering $25 procedures to those in the community. Every dollar raised at the event will be matched and given back to Christ's Table. We spoke to Executive Director Keely Warden, who told us these events are not only beneficial to their organization, but also the area residents.

"It benefits I think, the community a whole lot because many...

November 27, 2014 - 3:14pm
35 weeks 2 days ago

 Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, November 27th, Christ's Table volunteers were busy at work preparing for their annual Thanksgiving meal.

Over 500 meals were prepared for Christ's Table patrons. 250 home-bound meals were sent out, and over 250 people were served the classic holiday meal on location. The menu consisted off all the holiday favorites like turkey, stuffing, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, and of course pumpkin pie with whipped cream.

"When...

November 24, 2014 - 9:55pm
35 weeks 4 days ago

Christ's Table received a very generous turkey donation Monday evening.

For over 20 years now, the National Wild Turkey Federation has held the Y-Bridge Longbeards Turkey Fundraiser. Brittany Burkhart, Chairperson for the fundraiser and Secretary for the organization, told us a little bit about what goes in to collecting the funds.

"We just go to local businesses and we ask for any money donations we can get. It's kind of a really hard time of year to get people to do...

November 24, 2014 - 5:23pm
35 weeks 5 days ago

Christ's Table is all prepared for their Thanksgiving meal, and wants to spread the word about serving hours.

The holiday meal will be served from 10:30AM to 12:30PM on Thanksgiving Day. The purpose of the event is to give those who have no where to go, a place to enjoy a hot meal among friends. Executive Director, Keely Warden says that all are welcome to participate.

"Anybody, everybody's welcome. Especially the families that we serve, that's why we're here on thanksgiving...

November 23, 2014 - 6:55pm
35 weeks 5 days ago

Tis the season for giving back. FFA and National Honors Society members from Mid-East Career and Technology Center took this to heart Sunday, November 23rd, as they prepared a potato soup dinner for Christ's Table patrons.

100 pounds of potatoes, 30 pounds of carrots, 30 heads of celery and 15 pounds of onions were just some of the donations Mid-East students collected to prepare their holiday meal for the soup kitchen.

Kaitlynn Hodges, Senior at Mid-East, and project...

November 17, 2014 - 4:56pm
36 weeks 5 days ago

Two local funeral homes have joined together to give a donation to Christ's Table.

Both Burrell Funeral Service and Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home filled a truck with 15 turkeys a piece Monday. These turkeys will go to help supply Christ's Table's Thanksgiving Day meals.

Keely Warden, the Executive Director of Christ's Table said these 30 turkeys bring Christ's Table's total up to 70 turkeys. Co-owner of Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, Ty Dierkes said donating the turkeys is an...

November 10, 2014 - 4:03pm
37 weeks 5 days ago

Christ's Table is looking to help provide its family with Thanksgiving meals this year.

This Thanksgiving Christ's Table is expanding its home bound meal service. Each day the organization delivers meals to people around the community who are restricted to their homes.

The meals will be delivered on Thanksgiving morning, and the dining room will also be open from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Executive Director Keely Warden said the people they serve are an extension of family....

October 15, 2014 - 5:52pm
41 weeks 3 days ago

The 18th Annual SOUPer Bowl Benefit Luncheon is Sunday the 19th at the Muskingum County Center for Seniors.

Tickets are $6 at the door, $5 in advance and $4 for children 12 and under. Keely Warden from Christ's Table said they will have five different types of soups, hot sandwiches, sloppy joe's, hot-dogs and homemade cookies. She explained why this event is so important to the community and its non-profit organizations.

"There are 22 supporting churches, and 19 corporate...

October 8, 2014 - 3:17pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

If you have a couple of extra hours to spare this weekend, Christ's Table is seeking volunteers for their Bi-Annual Canister Drive.

Twice a year Christ's Table asks for help from the community in providing funding to serve hot meals to help feed the hungry. The Canister Drive will be held this Friday and Saturday, October 10 and 11 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at local stores. The volunteers will be asked to greet people outside of these stores with canisters. Executive Director of...

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