Healthy Start Moms and Dads Graduate from Parenting Journey

03.06.2017

Martha’s Table’s newest class of graduates are not who you might expect. Far from just picking up their ABC’s and arithmetic, these grads actually picked up their children from our Healthy Start classrooms after their graduation ceremony! That’s because they were graduating from the Parenting Journey, a parent education curriculum designed to empower parents to […]

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JUBILEE HOUSING AND MARTHA’S TABLE PARTNER TO PROVIDE AFFORDABLE HOMES AND CRITICAL SERVICES IN COLUMBIA HEIGHTS FOR D.C.’S LOWEST-INCOME FAMILIES

02.16.2017

Washington, D.C.—February 16, 2017—Today Jubilee Housing and Martha’s Table, two of D.C.’s most storied nonprofits, announced a partnership to provide, at the historic Maycroft Apartments in Washington’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, 64 affordable homes coupled with critical services that will be available to building residents as well as to other vulnerable families across Northwest D.C. Jubilee […]

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PROMINENT NONPROFITS PARTNER TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC WELL-BEING FOR FAMILIES FACING ECONOMIC HARDSHIP IN D.C.

02.15.2017

Washington, D.C. – LIFT, a national organization dedicated to ending intergenerational poverty, and Martha’s Table, focused on supporting stronger children, families and communities through education, healthy food and family supports, have collaborated to provide financial and career coaching for parents and caregivers of young children. The new partnership will link parents of children enrolled in […]

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Valentine’s Day at Martha’s Table

Valentine’s Day celebrations at Martha’s Table were a blast! Families, students, donors and teachers participated in games, photo booths and art and crafts projects! Over the last week, our Healthy Start students celebrated with the Valentine’s Ball, and our Out of School Time Programming students participated in a community service project to make Valentine’s Cards. […]

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Martha’s Table Community Joins Together to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion

Martha’s Table celebrates diversity and inclusion with the words of Langston Hughes, American poet and social activist. Our community of students, staff, volunteers, and donors joined together to recite Hughes’ poem, “I, Too.” Watch here:

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2016 by the Numbers

02.14.2017

  In 2016, our engaged community supported children, families and communities across the District. With over 1.6 million meals distributed–a 300% increase from 2015, 18,000 volunteers, over 73,000 individuals reached with healthy meals, and 35 pop-up cost-free grocery markets, 2016 was a year for the books at Martha’s Table. As we prepare to expand, we […]

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#MixTheLove With Us in 2017!

At Martha’s Table, we greatly appreciate every single food donation that comes through our doors–no matter how big or small. This year, we want to encourage our amazing community to donate homemade trail mix in addition to sandwiches. Why trail mix? It keeps longer, has a ton of tasty variety, and our neighbors have the […]

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Take the Market Home: Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Chili

01.06.2017

Happy, healthy new year! To start 2017 off right, we’re spotlighting Brussels sprouts and nutritious sweet potato chili at our Joyful Food Markets. Check out the recipes below to see how to prepare these delicious items, and make sure to snap a picture and tag Joyful Food Markets on Facebook and Instagram with #PostYourPlateChallenge!   […]

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