Stories tagged with: Keely Warden

April 22, 2015 - 6:25pm
2 days 15 hours ago

Maybe you attend the Carr Center Cake Auction, but don't have a sweet tooth for the cake you just bid on? Christ's Table in Zanesville has a solution for you.

We sat down with Keely Warden, Executive Director of Christ's Table who told us cake week is always exciting for them. Warden says Christ's table isn't the only location in town who would enjoy receiving a cake donation.

"We want to include some of the other agencies too. The Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christ, the...

April 3, 2015 - 4:42pm
3 weeks 18 hours ago

Tax day is on the way, but Operation Feed is giving you a reason to smile as you file your return.

The United Way's annual sub sale as part of Operation Feed is coming up on April 15, but orders are now being taken for the sale. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said the sale is a way to enjoy tax day.

"It's a great way to treat your employees on tax day to a free lunch," Warden said. It's "only $6 and all the proceeds for this go to Operation...

March 27, 2015 - 4:52pm
4 weeks 13 hours ago

Last year the Muskingum County Hunger Network served nearly 940,000 meals.

The network, which consists of 15 food pantries and four hot meal programs is kicking off its 35th annual Operation Feed event. It's an event to promote the giving spirit of Muskingum County. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said the program allows the Hunger Network to provide meals to thousands of people.

"It's very important. Last year between the 15 food pantries and the 4 hot...

March 17, 2015 - 4:57pm
5 weeks 3 days 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...

February 27, 2015 - 6:38pm
8 weeks 15 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 5, 2015 - 6:28pm
11 weeks 1 day ago

During the winter months donations at Christ's Table tend to be lacking. Thanks to the Farmers and Hunters Feeding The Hungry program (F.H.F.H.), this winter hundreds of families will go to bed well fed.

The program began over eighteen years ago in Maryland. Each year, during deer hunting season, hunters are encouraged to donate their kills to a participating meat processor. Those processors will then clean, butcher, package and freeze the meat free of charge and pass it on to a local...

February 4, 2015 - 5:29pm
11 weeks 2 days 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...

December 25, 2014 - 4:55pm
17 weeks 1 day 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 2, 2014 - 7:29pm
20 weeks 3 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
21 weeks 1 day 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...

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