Stories tagged with: Operation Feed

May 29, 2014 - 4:35pm
1 year 36 weeks 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 - 5:31pm
1 year 36 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...

May 9, 2014 - 3:31pm
1 year 39 weeks 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 - 4:28pm
1 year 45 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...

May 30, 2013 - 3:38pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

This was the 26th year for the annual campaign that focuses on feeding and providing for the needy in Muskingum County by collecting funds and food from March through May.

"Today is kind of a wrap-up party. It's at the end of the campaign, we go through and have a meal with everybody and basically do a lot of thanking to all the businesses that donated, all the events that they took the time out of their schedules, the employers that let their employees be involved in this, it's a...

May 29, 2013 - 3:50pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

What do a sheriff, fire chief, county commissioner, and a mayor have in common? For Zanesville and Muskingum County, they all got pies thrown in their faces Wednesday afternoon.

The Operation Feed Pie in the Face event, is a fundraiser to fill the food pantries for Muskingum County. Wednesday, twelve local celebrities volunteered to take pie filling, crust, and of course, whip cream to the face all for the good cause.

"It will go to all the pantries in Muskingum county,...

May 15, 2013 - 2:35pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Riesbeck's in downtown Zanesville is sponsoring the shopping spree event for the second year in a row. It raises money for Operation Feed and is set for Friday, May 24 at 8:30 a.m.

"It's a 90-second shopping spree, you can purchase a ticket and if you are the lucky winner, you will be chosen to come into the store and you will be given a shopping cart and 90-seconds. You can go through the store and get as much as you can in your cart and it will be yours," said Keely Warden...

April 11, 2013 - 10:51am
2 years 43 weeks 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...

March 21, 2013 - 12:23pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Children Service's became a cupcake lover's dream come true.

Thursday, the organization sponsored cupcake wars in order to raise money for Operation Feed. This is the second year for the event.

"There are many people who are hungry and sometimes others don't really recognize that because their bellies are full, so what we wanted to do was reach out to our community and hopefully they'll help us feed those who are less fortunate then we are," said organizer Patsy...

March 20, 2013 - 5:25pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Operation Feed is a program established through the Hunger Network that supplies many food pantries around the area.

With more people requiring the assistance Operation Feed has several fundraisers and one of it's favorites is the cupcake war event.

Patsy McDonald,  from Adult Protection Services said, "We decided we wanted to make a difference in lives of people so we thought that would be a fun way for people coming out experiencing different tasting cupcakes as well...

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