Photos: 30th Anniversary


Attached are photos from our recent 30th Anniversary Celebration.

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Video: Friday’s Heroes


For 30 years, Martha’s Table has focused on making life easier for folks living out on the edge. President and CEO Lindsey Buss says this is achieved through several programs. The short term goal is to provide food and clothing. The long term goal is to assist with education and family support services.

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“Do you grow pizza here?”


Martha’s Table’s Elementary program’s kids have been a part of Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline.
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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. He participated in our Teen Program in 2004 and 2005, and has come back to Martha’s Table to work with the teens on various aspects of music production during the past several summers.

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Video: Obama Family Distributes Thanksgiving Baskets


President Obama and family distribute Thanksgiving items to the children and families in Martha’s Table’s programs.

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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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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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President of Martha’s Table receives exciting award


Martha’s Table is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Lindsey Buss, has been chosen by the Eugene and Agnes Meyer Foundation as a recipient of the Foundation’s 2009 Exponent Award, which includes a $100,000 grant to be used for leadership development at Martha’s Table.

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Martha’s Table Kids are PBS Kids


For the past year, volunteers from Howard University Television, one of DC’s local PBS stations (WHUT) have been working with the children in our Child Development Center on a variety of projects that are all geared towards helping them learn the basics of reading and writing so that they are ready for school.

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