Stories tagged with: Keely Warden

August 9, 2013 - 11:06am
35 weeks 5 days ago

One grocery chain is using their day at the fair to help a local organization.

Wednesday, August 14 is Kroger Day at the Muskingum County Fair. Those that bring a 14.5 or 15.5 ounce can of Kroger brand corn, green beans, mixed vegetables or peas between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. will get in free.

All the canned goods collected will go to Christ's Table.

"We have helped Christ's Table for quite some time.  We give daily donations to them and also knowing the needs for all...

June 7, 2013 - 10:22am
44 weeks 5 days ago

The summer season marks a busy time for one local organization.

The Executive Director of Christ's Table said during the summer months they see their children's meal count rise 400-500 percent. They also see their energy costs rise as well as they try and keep cool. These factors cause them to stretch their dollars further.

"We anticipate this. We know it's going to happen so we prepare for it and we make sure the meals that we are preparing are kid frinedly and we stretch...

April 11, 2013 - 11:51am
1 year 5 days ago

Operation Feed continues to raise funds for the food pantries and hot meal programs in our area.

A quilt made by the Red Cross Guild of the Pieceable Quilters is the part of the latest fundraiser. Operation Feed is currently selling raffle tickets in order to give the quilt a good home. Operation Feed volunteer Keely Warden said she'd like to raise $500 from the raffle.

"I think the community recognizes the fact that the pantries and the hot meal programs are working...

February 25, 2013 - 6:18pm
1 year 7 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...

November 29, 2010 - 12:21pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The new year brings changes to both the Muskingum Valley Red Cross and Christ's Table.

Executive Director of Christ's Table Gretchen Sayre announced her retirement from the organization Monday morning. Sayre served on Christ's Tables board from 1986 to 1993, when she took then over as executive director. She said while she knows it's time to turn over the reigns they'll be things she misses.

"The people. The people," said Sayre. "The guests that come in. I don...

June 17, 2010 - 12:32pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

A local organization is kicking off summer Jimmy Buffet style Friday June 18th while helping the community at the same time.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is having a Paradise Blood Drive. It's a fun blood drive dedicated for donors that give blood all year long.

"We do hot dogs in the parking lot. We do frozen concoctions in the blender. Every donor that comes gets the specials American Red Cross lay. They also get a drink, a hot dog, and our famous ...

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