Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

July 29, 2015 - 4:36pm
39 weeks 5 days ago

Christ's Table is looking for fresh produce to serve daily. 

Executive director Keely Warden said every little bit helps. She said it's not something that people served by Christ's Table usually get to enjoy at home, so the cooks at the Table work hard to prepare fresh fruits and vegetables daily. 

"Fresh produce is very expensive," Warden said. "It's something that's a luxury for those that we serve to be able to go out and purchase, and it doesn't...

May 26, 2015 - 5:06pm
48 weeks 6 days ago

Children's Services and Christ's Table are preparing for their 4th annual Pie in the Face event.

Local celebrities, including Mayor Jeff Tilton and Sheriff Matt Lutz, will take a pie to the face this Thursday afternoon, but they're taking it all for a good cause. A drawing was held Tuesday to find out who would be tossing those pies at their favorite "celeb."

"This year we're up to I think about 23 pie faces and some different agencies have joined in," said...

March 17, 2015 - 4:57pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Christ's table's bi-annual "Stuff the Truck" event is this weekend.

Kroger is hosting the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said this event helps tremendously to stock the shelves at Christ's Table and that Kroger has been a huge part of making this possible.

"Kroger is just a very big community partner," said Warden. "They actually helped initiate it, and they love to have us out there. They love...

March 9, 2015 - 11:50am
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Jobs for Ohio Graduates program and Foxfire Schools teach kids the skills they need to succeed once their education is complete, but the programs go past just simply making them good employees. It focus on making them good human beings as well.

Coming up on Wednesday, Jesikah Troutt and Tonni Meadows along with their classmates will be attending the Higher Career Association Conference at the Ohio University of Zanesville. At the event they will present their 'Students for...

February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

Due to cold weather and school closings Christ's Table needs your help now more than ever.

Typically in January and February the number of people who visit Christ's Table is low due to the weather. However, because of school closings they are seeing more families coming in at lunch time for hot meals.

"This is the time of the year where our shelves start to get bare, we can't let them be bare, so we have to start purchasing. When we have to start purchasing it hurts the...

February 4, 2015 - 5:29pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

The Martin Luther King Junior Prayer Breakfast Committee is extending the spirit of giving through February with the "Love Your Neighbor" canned food drive.

The goal is to encourage everyone to have a canned food drive. Christ's Table is the hub of the operation where all the food will be sorted and distributed to the 15 pantries and four hot meal programs in the Muskingum County hunger network. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said everyone can participate...

January 19, 2015 - 1:27pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

Besides remembering the man, many people took part in a day of service to remember Martin Luther King Jr. message.

Students from Muskingum University left campus and headed out to volunteer for the MLK Day of Service. One of the many groups out Monday served on the line at Christ's Table this afternoon. Sophomore, Chase Myers, is one of the volunteers. He said he's enjoyed volunteering since before he was in high school.

"Personally, I like to do community service,"...

December 26, 2014 - 10:01am
1 year 18 weeks ago

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Fire Department Christmas

ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Wednesday, the downtown station of the Zanesville Fire Department was full of fire fighters and their families for a Christmas feast. The Local 88 Union and the Officers Union fund the meal for the fire fighters.

Christ's Table Christmas Meal

ZANESVILLE, OH (WHIZ) - Christ's Table reached out to those in the community to ensure that...

December 25, 2014 - 4:55pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Christmas Day brings many family gatherings and cozy dinners around the dining room table, but for some, there may not be family to turn to or a warm meal to enjoy during the holiday.

Christ's Table reached out to those in the community Christmas Day to change that. This is the 27th year for the meal and more than 45 volunteers started their day at 6:30AM Thursday morning to put it together. First year volunteer Matt Payton told us about his experience.

"It meant a lot to me...

December 24, 2014 - 7:21pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Christ's Table is getting ready for one of their busiest days of the year.

Christ's Table is the only community food pantry open and serving dinners on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. This afternoon we spoke with Executive Director, Keely Warden, about their big Christmas Day dinner they've been preparing for.

"We will be delivering to our home bound group, which we want to thank our dedicated volunteers that come in and make sure that our home bound people get their...

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