Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

September 20, 2014 - 6:33pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

The Hope for Homeless Chocolate Walk featured a couple of things Saturday.

The first, people helping people. And of course the second was chocolate. Many different chocolate creations lined the streets of downtown Saturday, but that wasn't the main focus on the walk.

The spotlight was on helping Christ's Table raise money to provide meals to those who need it them most. Terri Clapper founded hope for homeless and she said the walk is all about helping people.

"I think...

August 29, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

The 4th Annual Feed The Children Distribution was held Friday afternoon in the Secrest Auditorium parking lot.

Avon in conjunction with Christ's Table, the City of Zanesville and the Muskingum County Network helped to make this event a success. Vouchers were distributed to the 15 food pantries across Muskingum County earlier in the year then passed out to the 800 families that qualified. For each voucher a family received a box of hygiene products, a box of food items and a box of Avon...

August 25, 2014 - 10:50am
1 year 13 weeks ago

With the harvest season upon us, fresh produce donations at Christ's Table are always appreciated.

Each day the food kitchen has hundreds of individuals come through for a hot, home cooked meal. Kitchen Manager at Christ's Table, Tim Collins, says the donations that are brought in are always very important is providing the means to create the food distributed each day.

"On a day to day basis, I will make, or I will have my staff make probably enough salad to feed 400 people...

July 28, 2014 - 4:30pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Fair is still two weeks away, but Christ's Table is already preparing for one day in particular.

Kroger has stepped forward to sponsor a day at the fair which supports Christ's Table. You can bring two cans of Kroger brand fruit, or vegetables to donate to the organization and get free fair admission for the day. Executive Director of Christ's table, Keely Warden said events such as these help them out quite a bit during this time of the year.

"We really...

July 18, 2014 - 2:05pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

Christ's Table served a record breaking amount of meals in the month of June.

The non-profit organization served over 10,000 meals last month, doubling the amount of children served. Keely Warden,Executive Director of Christ's Table, explained the spike in meals served during the summer months.

"Our numbers double in the summer as opposed to the winter because the kids are out of school and we encourage our families to come in and enjoy a hot meal, we want the kids to...

July 8, 2014 - 11:57am
1 year 20 weeks ago

The Kellogg Company typically makes food, but they will soon be hosting an event to help serve food to those less fortunate.

The Night Moves Kellogg 5K Run and Walk will take place at the Kellogg plant on Fairview Road in Zanesville later next month.  They typically average around 300 runners and walkers each year, and they hope to have close to 500 this year.  All the proceeds from the event will go to benefit Christ's Table.

"We're really excited that the...

July 4, 2014 - 4:54pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Day two of the annual Stars and Stripes on the River event kicked off Friday afternoon.

Visitors can expect food, drinks, a live band, activities and a fireworks display which began at 9:45PM. All of the funds raised support local non profit organizations. One local group in particular, Christ's Table, will be selling Lemon Shake Ups to raise money for the hungry in Muskingum County.

Keely Warder, Executive Director of Christ's Table says, "Well we're enjoying the wonderful...

June 30, 2014 - 4:11pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

Christ's Table will be a part of the festivities at Stars and Stripes on the River this weekend.

They will be selling lemon shakeups for the 5th straight year. The money raised will help the organization be able to continue to offer meals to those in need.

"Our famous lemon shake ups will be down at Stars and Stripes on the river on the 3rd and 4th," said Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden. "We encourage everyone to come down, have a...

June 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

A community viewing of the hit movie Frozen is coming to a park near you all to support a good cause.

Christ's table is working with Outdoor Flickxs Movie Screen Rentals to show the featured film at Zane's Landing this Saturday. Admission is free, but they are asking that families bring in can goods for the shelter to keep shelves stocked during the summer.

" The schools are out and there is a lot more meals served, some people think that in the winter time just because it'...

May 27, 2014 - 5:31pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

Local celebrities are bracing themselves to take a pie in the face this Thursday, all for a good cause.

Christ's Table is hosting their third annual Pie in the Face fundraiser as a part of Operation Feed.  Fifteen local food pantries and four hot meal programs receive support through Operation Feed, and as a result, over one million meals were served last year in the Muskingum County Hunger Network.  Christ's Table Executive Director Keely Warden said the Pie in the Face...

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