Action Alert: Volunteer Drivers Needed for McKenna’s Wagon

12.17.2018

McKenna’s Wagon offers chef-created, scratch-made hot meals, snacks, and beverages each night to residents of D.C. To ensure delivery of meals 365 days of the year, McKenna’s Wagon needs more drivers.  Two drivers are needed each night for a volunteer shift under 2 hours:  4:45pm ~ 6:30pm. Join us as a McKenna’s Wagon driver with these […]

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Martha’s Table Teams Up with Lyft to Address Barriers to Healthy Food Access

12.12.2018

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Martha’s Table and Lyft announced a pilot program to provide local families with $2.50 Lyft Shared rides to three grocery and market partners in Wards 7 and 8.  During a six-month pilot period from January through June, families with children enrolled at six participating elementary schools and Martha’s Table Early […]

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Request for Applications for Student Ambassadors

12.05.2018

Calling all college students passionate about food justice, empowering children & changing lives through non-profit management. Consider applying to be a Martha’s Table Student Ambassador to learn, to invest in your community and to connect with like-minded individuals in the DC Metro area. Contact Uneka King at UKing@marthastable.org for more information or see application below.   […]

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Community Harvest Dinner

10.16.2018

Join us as we celebrate the fall season with a delicious meal for all to enjoy! Saturday, November 17 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Panorama Room (1600 Morris Rd. SE) Free face painting, crafts, and dancing will be available. Also, our partners from Kicks 4 the […]

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Family Nutrition and Cooking Workshops at The Commons

10.15.2018

In partnership with UDC, Martha’s Table invites our families and neighbors to sign-up for a FREE Family Nutrition and Cooking Workshop series. Dates: November 5 – 9 (Monday through Friday) Time: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM Location: The Commons (2375 Elvans Rd. SE.) Participants will learn how to: Plan nutritious meals Increase physical activity Practice […]

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East of the River Book Festival

Celebrate the joy of reading!   The 5th Annual East of the River Book Festival is around the corner! This free event will highlight to work of indie writers, small publishers, and book shops. Saturday, October 20, 2018| 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM|  Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School (2427 Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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Summer Markets are Back!

06.04.2018

Our free summer Joyful Food Markets are back starting this June! Popping up at five locations on a biweekly basis, these markets are free and open to the public. Come pay us a visit for no-cost food, including plenty of fresh produce, hands-on cooking activities, and community resources. Go green and don’t forget to bring […]

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Celebrating our Teachers

Schools across the nation celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week May 7 through 11 and, of course, Martha’s Table took the opportunity to celebrate our AMAZING teachers! National Teacher Appreciation Week has been organized since 1984 by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) with the goal of honoring the teachers who lend their passion and skills to […]

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Join us at our Grand Opening!

At 55,000 sq. ft. “The Commons” campus is the realization of a collaborative process between key community partners – Horning Brothers , the Horning Family Fund , Martha’s Table , and Community of Hope , designed to ensure the healthy development of children and their families of neighboring Ward 8 communities, Fort Stanton and Hillsdale. […]

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Students Celebrate Week of the Young Child

04.30.2018

Last week, Martha’s Table celebrated Week of the Young Child, a week of learning, fun, and appreciation for teachers, children and families hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Established in 1971, NAEYC annually coordinates Week of the Young Child to recognize the importance of the early years of a child’s […]

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A Unique Collection of Local Art!

Art has the power to define a place. As Martha’s Table prepares to open The Commons this summer, we wanted to make sure that the people and places in our new neighborhood had a big hand in inspiring the building’s look and feel. We’re doing this through art from local artists who are committed to […]

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Spreading Love at Anacostia River Fest

04.28.2018

Were you there? If so, tag us in a photo! We had such a great time meeting neighbors and spreading the joy of healthy eating at last weekend’s Anacostia River Festival at Anacostia Park. Member of MT’s Youth Council joined Chef Rob and other staff to pass out delicious apple-cabbage saute samples (with food prep […]

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Families Learn how to Bring Literacy to all Parts of their Children’s Lives

03.30.2018

On March 29th, families and students from our education programs joined the Martha’s Table community for our annual Family Literacy Night! This year’s theme was “Blueprints for Literacy”. Each classroom was designed to resemble a part daily life, like the bedroom, the car, the laundry room. Parents and their children learned how to incorporate literacy […]

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Join Us at the New Martha’s Outfitters!

As Martha’s Table transitions to our new Ward 8 headquarters, The Commons, we’ve said goodbye to Martha’s Outfitters on 14th Street NW. Martha’s Outfitters has re-launched on Martin Luther King Avenue in SE under a new model designed for families with young children (infant to 8 years old). The new model will provide access to […]

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Thank you for showing your love in 2017!

02.22.2018

Our community showed their love in 2017, making it one of our most impactful years ever! Take a look at the ways our community partners, donors, volunteers, and staff made a difference in the lives of our neighbors over the past year: Thank you for building a brighter future with us in 2017. Make sure […]

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