The Holiday Season at Martha’s Table

The Holiday Season is a very special time of year at Martha’s Table. The community is focused on helping those in need over the holidays. Even in these rough economic times, we have had an overwhelming amount of support with people contacting us to volunteer and donate in unique ways.

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Former Member of Teen Program Makes it Big

The nominations for the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced late November, and among the nominees in the category for Best Musical Album for Children was “Banjo to Beatbox,” by Cathy & Marcy with Special Guest Christylez Bacon.  We at Martha’s Table know Chris well.

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The Obama’s Thanksgiving Visit to Martha’s Table

The day before Thanksgiving, the parents of the children in our programs were pleasantly surprised when the First Family handed them the ingredients to make a Thanksgiving feast.

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Martha’s Table in the News

The Washington Post featured Martha’s Table in their discussion about how charities are affected by and coping with the consequences of the economic downturn.

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Martha’s Table Gives Thanks

Yesterday was Martha’s Table’s community dinner for Thanksgiving. Normally, we serve our food through our mobile soup kitchen, McKenna’s Wagon, which brings sandwiches, soup, and desserts to three stops in Washington, DC. Yesterday was a little different. We transformed our playground and food prep areas into large dining spaces, hosting a sit-down community dinner.

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New Statistics Reveal the Growing Problem of Food Insecurity in America

The Washington Post published an article with newly-released reports from the USDA revealing statistics about food insecurity that confirm what Martha’s Table has been noticing – longer lines at food pantry days, more people coming to Martha’s Table for emergency food, and longer lines for our McKenna’s Wagon mobile soup kitchen.

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