Stories tagged with: Christ's Table

March 29, 2013 - 10:59am
2 years 4 weeks ago

An Easter surprise arrived at Christ's Table on Friday.

Two members of Zane Trace Boy Scout Troop 122 presented the organization with a $500 check. The money was raised by running a food stand at their pinewood derby event.

Shiloh Jones was on hand for Friday's presentation. He's a member of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society for scouts.

"We were looking around for organizations in Zanesville and we decided Christ's Table," said Jones. "We're...

March 14, 2013 - 1:04pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

It's a chance to knit your way into spring and help a local organization in the process.

Laura Berry is the owner of Lil Bear Knits. It's a fair trade company that buys yarns from women in third world countries and then sends the yarns to women in Kentucky and West Virginia to be made into items. She then markets the products for the women.

"I am looking to move into this area. I am developing my business," explained Berry. "I want everyone to know I am coming here...

March 12, 2013 - 11:32am
2 years 7 weeks ago

A click will mean a can for area food pantries.

Daybreak Rotary needs you to "like" their Facebook page, for every "like" that they get a non perishable food item will be donated to Christ's Table, Eastside Community Ministry and the Salvation Army. It's part of the club's "Feed the Need" campaign.

"It's a simple way for people to give back. I I think so often we look around and say I want to be able to do something, but I don't have the money....

February 25, 2013 - 6:18pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Christ's Table in Zanesville is in dire need for one particular item to complete it's goal for a balanced meal everyday.

Fresh and canned fruit shelves have been depleted at the food kitchen in the months following the giving season.

Executive Director, Keely Warden said, "January, February and March are pretty slow months in any non profit organization, everyone is in that giving mood at Christmas and Thanksgiving time and it kind of drops off that first quarter of the year...

January 30, 2013 - 5:43pm
2 years 13 weeks ago

A recently signed order by Governor John Kasich will help feed needy children during the summer and soup kitchens around Zanesville are pleased to hear it.

Governor Kasich has authorized spending up to $1.5 million dollars more to continue last summer's weekend meals backpack program for children in need. Soup kitchens, like Christ's Table are unsure about how the new order will help them but Executive Director Keely Warden is glad to see the Governor raising awareness for children in...

January 1, 2013 - 4:00pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Christ's Table celebrated the new year by doing what they do best, serving the hungry.

The soup kitchen opened their doors once again on a holiday and despite the cold and snow, many turned out for a home-cooked meal.

"It makes you feel good to know that they're coming in and getting warm. They were in here this morning getting a hot coffee and donuts and to get a warm meal it makes you feel really good. We just want to put a big thank you out to the community for being...

December 29, 2012 - 5:42pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Hunger doesn't stop when bad weather hits.

A group of volunteers, many of them from Ark Springs Baptist Church in Chandlersville, braved the storm to help those in need.  Rita Ogg said a little snow wasn't going to stop her from making the trip to Christ's Table.

"That was one of my concerns, because I figured the homeless needed something warm to eat, and I just knew they were going to be here, so I thought I should be here too," said Ogg...

December 25, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

Zanesville's Christ's Table soup kitchen was another organization helping to feed the hungry on Christmas. The kitchen is opened Monday through Saturday for lunch and that includes when holidays fall on those days.

Tina Williams, the Kitchen Coordinator at Christ's Table said, "We are serving a traditional Christmas dinner, turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy and greenbeans. We have some homemade goodies that were donated so we will be serving that today as well."

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December 24, 2012 - 1:43pm
2 years 18 weeks ago

A local business gets into the Christmas spirit to help those less fortunate in our area.

As a Christmas gift Pizza Cottage in Zanesville donated dozens of pizzas to Christ's Table and while those enjoying the meal were helped it also allowed the workers and volunteers a break.

"It is wonderful because it's hard with your staff and volunteers working every holiday, so when somebody calls and makes an offer to bring you 50 pizzas and you don't have to cook that's great...

November 28, 2012 - 6:16pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Two local dentists are giving back to the community through their work.

Dr. Furhiman and Dr. Williams on Brandywine Boulevard are offering a cleaning package or tooth extraction for twenty-five dollars on December 7th. The open clinic day was created to help those around Zanesville.

"The community has been so great to us for a number of years and so last year we kind of put our heads together as an office staff and realized there certainly is a need for dentistry to be done...

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