Bowser Spikes Joy into the Moten Community


On Thursday, February 28th Moten Elementary’s Joyful Food Market got a special visitor. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser chose the Market as the setting for the announcement of her latest appointment, Spike Mendelsohn, who will serve as the Chair of D.C.’s inaugural Food Policy Council.

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Help Build Home Libraries for Our Students!


We are hosting a Family Literacy Night on May 7th themed, “Healthy Minds & Healthy Bodies”, in which our families can celebrate and learn the importance of language, literacy and good nutrition. One activity we are offering is the opportunity for families to “Build Your Own Home Library” by selecting quality, age appropriate books for their children so they can have […]

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New Leaders, New Energy

Our fierceness requires a leadership team to match. We are pleased to announce that 3 strong leaders and fierce advocates for low-income DC neighbors are officially on board! Caron, Amy and Tiffany (pictured) will be joining our talented team and continue to increase the impact and quality of all we do.

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My First Week on the Job at Martha’s Table


I started Wednesday morning in the kitchen with Chef April, where I made baked sweet potato fries for the 200 children in the Martha’s Table early child care center. At noon, I jumped over to the classrooms, and had lunch with the adorable two- and three-years, all of whom seemed to love my sweet potato fries, as well as the made-from-scratch turkey cheeseburgers and sliced oranges.

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Martha’s Table: 35 Years of Partnering with District Neighbors


For 35 years, Martha’s Table has fought the challenges of poverty in the District. In 2015, we are celebrating our history and Setting the Table for the Next 35.

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Commons Learning Project


In collaboration with the Horning Family Fund, Horning Brothers, and Community of Hope, we will be working in the coming months to understand the assets and challenges facing the Hillsdale neighborhood and to gather community feedback to ensure a mix of programs that will spur a healthy start and strengthen health and well-being for all families.

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New Mobile Market Launches


Martha’s Table and Arcadia Join Forces to Launch Mobile Farmer’s Market

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Do More 24


This June 19th, make a difference in the lives of the 18,000 children and families we serve by Doing More in 24! With your support, we can bring joy back to summer break for so many Martha’s Table families.

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Support Family Literacy


This week is National Children’s Book Week! And here at Martha’s Table, we are celebrating all week long with fun activities centered around the joy of reading.

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Give Hunger A Summer Break


Summer food costs for families with children will go up an average of $300 per month.

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Taste of Spring Sponsorship Opportunities

Help make the Taste of Spring event a success. Sponsor a table and provide a great meal for those in need.

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Taste of Spring

We need your help! Sponsor at table or volunteer on May 3 for the Taste of Spring event.

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Dr. Seuss books needed!


Celebrate Read Across America Month with our education programs and help every child take home a Dr. Seuss book.

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Martha’s Markets


Did you know we distribute hundreds of pounds of food at 11 monthly markets?

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Share in our audacity


Thank you for supporting our work and sharing in our audacity. Please enjoy and share this video, based on a famous quote from Martin Luther King, Jr., that inspires our shared work every day.

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