Stories tagged with: Operation Feed

June 8, 2015 - 4:12pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

One local organization is stepping up to help moms in need.

Riesbeck's in South Zanesville is holding its 6th annual Community Baby Shower this Friday to benefit Operation Feed's Special Needs Pantry. Customers interested in donating to the cause can purchase items in store, outside on the tables, or the provided "grab bags" full of baby items. There will also be food and activities for those in attendance.

"We're going to have a table set up and some other fun...

May 28, 2015 - 5:05pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

 Community members gathered as local celebrities took a sweet treat right to the face today.

The confection covered volunteers were doing it all for a good cause. Among the pied faces were Mayor Jeff Tilton, Sheriff Matt Lutz, and Director of Christ's Table Keely Warden. Warden said that she took the dessert to the face because she knew that the community needs help.

"I'm here because I see the hungry people of Muskingum County everyday and I recognize the importance...

May 26, 2015 - 5:06pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

Children's Services and Christ's Table are preparing for their 4th annual Pie in the Face event.

Local celebrities, including Mayor Jeff Tilton and Sheriff Matt Lutz, will take a pie to the face this Thursday afternoon, but they're taking it all for a good cause. A drawing was held Tuesday to find out who would be tossing those pies at their favorite "celeb."

"This year we're up to I think about 23 pie faces and some different agencies have joined in," said...

May 15, 2015 - 4:41pm
1 year 10 weeks 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 year 10 weeks 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
1 year 16 weeks 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
1 year 17 weeks 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
2 years 4 weeks 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
2 years 8 weeks 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
2 years 8 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...

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