Community Harvest Dinner


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


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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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


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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Groundbreaking Ceremony Commemorates Beginning of Ward 8 Center’s Construction


The ground is “officially” broken on the Commons at Stanton Square, our new center in Ward 8! Although crews from Whiting-Turner have been hard at work clearing land and laying foundation for months, we marked the beginning of construction on our new site with a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 9th. We were honored to […]

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Casseroles and Conversations: Advancing Racial Equity with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson


A group of Martha’s Table donors and community partners joined together at Casseroles and Conversations last night to discuss issues concerning racial equity in our community and across our country. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, author and professor at Georgetown University, and David Gregory, Martha’s Table board member, led the conversation. Susan Gage Caters provided pro […]

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TODAY ONLY! Do more 24!


Today only! DO MORE WITH $24! Do More 24 is a 24-hour fundraiser hosted by the United Way of the National Capital Area that empowers people like you to impact our community.  Your gift will go exclusively to Martha’s Table, providing healthy food and quality education to thousands of local children and families. Donate Today!   $24 feeds 72 […]

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Thanks to the hundreds of philanthropists who supported Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen by participating in the 8th Annual Sips & Suppers event, despite the January blizzard! Because of your generosity, we raised over $600,000 to fight hunger in the District of Columbia. See you in 2017!

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Mark your calendars! CharityWorks will also host their annual Dream Ball on September 24th at the National Building Museum to benefit Martha’s Table, AfterSchool All-Stars, and the National Military Family Association. CharityWorks will hold its 100 Point Wine Event this year. Stay tuned for more information! Click here for more information!

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On a Saturday morning in December, a group of Martha’s Table Board Members and Apple Society Members joined us for a Bread and Breakfast service event to make fresh holiday jam muffins to be distributed on McKenna’s Wagon. In recent years, Martha’s Table has enhanced our focus on providing healthy eating options in addition to […]

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Dear Friend: Thanks to you, this past year was a monumental one for Martha’s Table. You helped us expand to 22 monthly free, pop-up grocery markets, serve over 1 million meals, and announced plans for an exciting expansion to Ward 8, where we will open a new center in 2018. In the enclosed newsletter, you’ll […]

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Joan Nathan Talks Sips & Suppers


  Joan Nathan, cookbook author and Martha’s Table board member, is also co-founder of Sips & Suppers, a weekend celebration of food and an annual fundraiser for Martha’s Table and DC Central Kitchen. In anticipation of the 8th Annual event in January, Martha’s Table CEO Patty Stonesifer spoke with Joan to learn more. How does […]

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Letter From Patty Stonesifer


Dear Friend, The holidays are a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, create beautiful memories, and share hearty meals. But what would this season mean to you if you suffered from hunger? Sadly, hunger is a reality in our nation’s capital, where one in three children are without reliable access to healthy food. […]

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2nd Annual One Pot Suppers


Martha’s Table to Convene Region-Wide Dinner Conversation on Hunger in D.C. Neighborhood Gatherings to Take Place on October 25 as part of One Pot Suppers, Sparking Region-Wide Conversation about Ending Hunger in the District. Washington, D.C. (September 8, 2015) – On Sunday, October 25, households across the greater Washington, D.C. area are expected to host […]

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One Pot Suppers


This year we celebrate our 3rd Annual One Pot Suppers. On Sunday, October 23rd, we invite you to host your very own One Pot Supper – a simple, healthy “one-pot” meal – to share with family, friends, and members of your community, to support the fight against hunger in the District.

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