Stories tagged with: Operation Feed

May 15, 2015 - 4:41pm
6 days 9 hours ago

Riesbeck's held its annual Operation Feed Spring Food Drive Friday.

This event of giving has been going on for three years now and helps out the local hunger networks. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said she is always grateful to see the support.

"We just want to give a big thank you out to Rieseck's for coming out today and helping out the 15 food pantries and 4 hot meal programs in the Muskingum County Hunger Network. It's just great. They're here for...

May 13, 2015 - 3:42pm
1 week 1 day ago

Operation Feed has multiple events this week to raise money and collect food donations for the Muskingum County Hunger Network

The events this week include the annual Cupcake War and A fill the bag event. Executive Director of Christ's Table, Keely Warden, said the cupcake war Thursday gives people an opportunity to see some crafty cupcakes and even get a taste of them. The event starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Department of Children's Services on East Pike. 

"Everybody has...

April 3, 2015 - 4:42pm
6 weeks 6 days 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
7 weeks 6 days 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...

June 27, 2014 - 2:48pm
46 weeks 6 days ago

The Muskingum Hunger Network wants you to eat breakfast Saturday to help provide a meal to those less fortunate.

A pancake breakfast is being held Saturday morning at the Applebee's on Maple Avenue as the final portion of this year's Operation Feed campaign.

"The cost of the breakfast will be $5, and all the proceeds will go to the Muskingum Hunger Network which will then be divided between 15 food pantries, four hot meal programs, and one special needs program,...

May 29, 2014 - 5:41pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

Nearly 20 area dignitaries were pied in the face to raise money for the operation feed campaign hosted by Christ's Table on Thursday.

For the third year community members had the chance to pie a "celebrity" of their choice in the face by donating funds to the good cause. There were many well known faces participating including Muskingum County sheriff Matt Lutz.

Operation feed is a great event. I was a chairman for it for the past two years and they called this year and...

May 29, 2014 - 5:35pm
51 weeks 9 hours ago


On Thursday members of Century National Bank presented a check to a local organization that strives to feed our needy.

For the 27th year, Century National Bank has teamed up with the Operation Feed Campaign to raise money to feed the hungry in Muskingum County . The bank used a variety of tactics to raise funds this year.

" This year we raised over $12,000 and had our first market sweep at Riesbeck's that went very well to raise some dollars as well," said Pat...

May 27, 2014 - 6:31pm
51 weeks 2 days 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...

May 9, 2014 - 4:31pm
1 year 1 week ago

On Saturday,  the National Association of Letter Carriers will be conducting the 22nd Annual Stamp out Hunger Dood Drive. The nation's largest one day food drive.

Muskingum County postal costumers are being asked to leave non perishable food items near your mailbox before carriers deliver the mail. Suggested items include canned good, pasta, peanut butter, rice and cereal.


"We do ask that people don't put out their expired food, you want to make sure you read...

March 27, 2014 - 5:28pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Reese Peanut Butter Cup, Chocolate Pastachio and White Chocolate Raspberry were just a few of the flavors up for judging at the 3rd Annual Cupcake War.

The goal of the fundraiser is to raise money for Operation Feed , a program established through the Hunger Network. Cupcake war organizers says it's a growing issue in our own backyard.

"We have a lot of people in our community who are really going hungry so this is a way for us to give back to the community in a fun and...

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