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...
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...
Last year the Operation Feed Campaign provided more than one million meals to Muskingum County residents.
Thursday, the campaign kicked off another year of fundraising for the 15 food pantries, 2 special need pantries and 4 hot meal programs in our area. This year's campaign chair said that the need in our area is great.
"We're at the point where that's not going to be reduced," said Chairperson Sheriff Matt Lutz. "We're going to have more needs, so it's very...
Ten well-known figures in Zanesville agreed to have whipped cream thrown in their faces Wednesday...
As part of an Operation Feed fundraiser, ten local "celebrities" were chosen to be pied in the face on the steps of the Muskingum County Courthouse.
"We got this idea to have 12 celebrities, I think we're down to 10 right now, do a pie in the face, and we sold tickets at each of their agencies. And I think so far, we're at about 500 dollars in ticket sales,"...
Local celebrities are ready to take a pie to the face to help out area food pantries.
It's all a part of raising funds for Operation Feed. June Smith is with children's services and organized the event.
"We had done it at our agency on a smaller scale a few years ago and it worked out very well so we decided if we got celebrities we could sell more tickets and it seems to be going pretty well so far," said Smith.
One local grocery store is getting in on the Operation Feed action.
Riesbeck's Pick 'N Save is helping Operation Feed but will also be helping a lucky customer.
"Every year Operation Feed has a food drive and we participate in one form or another, in year's past we've had food drives where people drop food off. This year we decided to do something different, we're having a 90-second shopping spree," said manager Rich Daugherty.