4th Graders Inspire Action


The Lyft Grocery Access Program has been extended through the end of July. The pilot program was set to end in June, but fourth grade students from Sidwell Friends School wrote letters to inspire change. We are grateful to these students and to our friends at Lyft for supporting healthy food access for families in […]

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Meet Us at The Maycroft – Doors Open on Wednesday, March 6, 2019!


An exciting transition awaits Martha’s Table at the end of the month. We will host our last day of programming at our historic 14th Street location on Thursday, February 28, 2019. All of our high-quality programs (early childhood education, healthy food supports, and volunteer opportunities) will move with us to our newly renovated, thoughtfully designed […]

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Inclement Weather Updates – Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Updated: Wednesday, February 20 at 6:45 AM Due to inclement weather, Martha’s Table programs and offices will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. The only program that will operate is McKenna’s Wagon – our mobile food van delivering hot meals downtown to neighbors experiencing homelessness or hunger. Thank you to our dedicated McKenna’s Wagon […]

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Join Us at The Table: Community Dinners


Join us at the Table for a  Community Dinner: an opportunity to gather and nourish that is open to all, at no-cost. Thank you to Susan Gage Caterers​ for creating a delicious meal . . . cozy and comforting pot pie is on the menu. – Bring a friend, bring your family. – RSVP required. […]

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5 Ways to Shop at No Cost


Five Ways to Shop at No Cost fresh fruits | vegetables | pantry items | no government ID required Martha’s Market at The Commons 2375 Elvans Road SE Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Extended hours on Tuesdays 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Shop twice/month during government shutdown Martha’s Market at 14th Street […]

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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 UKing@marthastable.org 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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