Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

February 27, 2015 - 5:38pm
50 weeks 20 hours 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 - 4:29pm
1 year 1 week 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 - 12:27pm
1 year 3 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 - 9:01am
1 year 7 weeks ago

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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 - 3:55pm
1 year 7 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 - 6:21pm
1 year 7 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...

December 9, 2014 - 4:02pm
1 year 9 weeks 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 - 6:29pm
1 year 10 weeks 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 - 2:14pm
1 year 11 weeks 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.


November 24, 2014 - 8:55pm
1 year 11 weeks 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...

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