Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 2:07 PM
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 2:07 PM
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. <<read more>>
At Martha’s Table, we are committed to supporting our most vulnerable neighbors in times of need, 365daysayear. These doors stay open rain, shine, or crippling winter blizzard! Over the weekend of January 22, throughout the storm, Martha’s Table’s emergency lobby market—featuring fresh produce and healthy pantry staples—remained open for families and neighbors in need. <<read more>>
On a Thursday afternoon in December, a group of high school students pours into Center City Public Charter School. The students are visiting from Friendship Tech Prep Academy, a neighboring Ward 8 school, to volunteer at Center City’s monthly Joyful Food Market, which they adopted for the school year. <<read more>>
For more than a decade, The National Presbyterian Church has been a strong supporter and faith-based partner of Martha’s Table. Martha’s Table President and CEO Patty Stonesifer spoke with Reverend Donna Marsh, Associate Pastor for Serve Ministries, to learn more about the church and its special connection to Martha’s Table. <<read more>>
Days before Thanksgiving, on a crisp Sunday afternoon, the Martha’s Table community gathered to celebrate the season with a Community Harvest. As staff, volunteers, neighbors, supporters, and longtime visitors mingled over a holiday meal of turkey, stuffing, pasta, and salad, musicians crooned “At Last” and “My Cherie Amore,” while many danced and joined in for informal karaoke. <<read more>>
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. <<read more>>
A big “thank you” to the nearly 200 people who rallied to support Martha’s Table on Giving Tuesday! Thanks to your commitment—and that of a generous anonymous donor, who offered to match donations—we raised $79,371 in a single day! <<read more>>
Action Alert: Look into a gift-matching program at your place of work to see if your contribution to Martha’s Table can be doubled. Talk to your HR representative today!
As part of Arena Stage and Martha’s Table’s “Feed the Mind” partnership, Arena Stage is collecting books to build home libraries for our Healthy Start students. Thanks to hundreds of generous Arena Stage patrons, the theater has already collected over 1,800 books for our students! <<read more>>
Check out both of our Martha’s Outfitters locations to shop for affordable housewares and clothing this year! Last year, in addition to 50,000 paying customers, over 10,000 in-need families and neighbors were able to shop for free through our Martha’s Outlet program. <<read more>>
On January 14, the D.C. site of the Witnesses to Hunger project launched with a photo exhibition featuring the images of seven D.C. residents. <<read more>>
July 2, 2019 at 2:39 PM
The grant is renewable each year for up to five years and will support the organization’s efforts to expand high-quality early childhood education, health and wellness resources, and family support services to children and families in Southeast D.C.
July 8, 2019 at 12:37 PM
Thank you families, volunteers, and community leaders who joined us on June 28th for our One-year Anniversary Celebration at The Commons! A special thank you to our partners Community of Hope, the Horning Family Fund, and the Horning Brothers for working with us towards a shared vision to ensure all children and families in our community have the opportunity to thrive.