Affected by the Shutdown? WE STAND WITH YOU.


As the government shutdown continues, Martha’s Table is responding to the increased need for healthy food to support thousands of federal workers as well as employees in DC industries – restaurant, food trucks, federal contracts, etc. – who are feeling the effects of the furlough. Guests are welcome to shop for fresh produce and pantry […]

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Recap of Monthly e-updates


Fall 2018 E-newsletter editions September 2018 Back to School in Two Centers Back to Markets – Joyful Food Markets Launch their 2018-2019 School Year Program Martha’s Outfitters Stands with Families with Young Children Volunteer Group of the Month:  Feeding America DC October 2018 Urban Alliance & Martha’s Table Partnership New Neighbors Join us at the […]

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December Newsletter

Read our December Newsletter here. Teacher Spotlight Lyft Grocery Access Program Volunteer Opportunities

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Action Alert: Volunteer Drivers Needed for McKenna’s Wagon


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


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


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 for more information or see application below.   […]

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


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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Thank you for showing your love in 2017!


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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Healthy Connections Students Showcase a Summer of Self-Expression


Photos by Kaliq Crosby Last week, we capped off the conclusion of our Healthy Connections summer programming with a pair of showcases where students shared the hard work they put in throughout the summer on a variety of creative projects. At their Tales from the Big Chair event at the Anacostia Arts Center, students exhibited […]

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Listen to Martha’s Table CEO Patty Stonesifer on Add Passion and Stir!


Martha’s Table’s CEO Patty Stonesifer recently guest-starred on the Add Passion and Stir podcast to discuss her path to social activism and how the lessons she learned in the private sector are helping Martha’s Table stand with our neighbors. Patty is joined by fellow guest Nora Poullion, organic cooking pioneer, and host Billy Shore, founder […]

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Martha’s Table’s Brings Community Together to Celebrate 16,000 Volunteers in 2015


Ryan Palmer Martha’s Table Director of Stakeholder Engagement 202-328-6610   Martha’s Table’s Brings Community Together to Celebrate 16,000 Volunteers in 2015 DC-Based Organization and Partners Recognize Collective Community Efforts to Decrease Food Insecurity and Spread the Joy of Healthy Eating Throughout the City May 10, 2016 (Washington, D.C.) – On Thursday, May 12th, the Martha’s […]

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Thanks to our donors, volunteers, neighbors, and friends who share their wonderful Martha’s Table stories on social media! Check out some of our favorite recent posts below, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter! online!

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Martha’s Table CEO Patty Stonesifer sat down to speak with one of Martha’s Table’s former students and our current Healthy Connections Program Assistant, Isaiah Aladejobi. Below are excerpts of their conversation. Patty: Well, first…tell me your story! Isaiah: I was born and raised in Washington, D.C., down the block [from Martha’s Table] on 12th Place […]

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Since January 2015, Martha’s Table has partnered with the Capital Area Food Bank to run Joyful Food Markets, free monthly pop-up markets that bring fresh produce, healthy pantry staples, and hands on food education to elementary schools east of the Anacostia River. Last month, we opened eight additional markets, bringing our current total to 21Joyful […]

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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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