Martha's Table In The News


Q & A with Patty in conjunction with the 2013 Corporate Philanthropy Awards

Patty Stonesifer, one of nine children growing up, is no stranger to need.

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Ex-Microsoft Exec Living the Boomer Fantasy: Meaningful Work

Patty Stonesifer sits cross-legged on the floor of a preschool classroom, her hands dripping with purple watercolor paint as she makes small block prints with the help of a 4-year-old who expounds on the proper technique to dip and print.

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Do Good Work and Think Big

In January, the board of Martha’s Table surprised the philanthropic world when they announced that they had hired Patty Stonesifer, formerly the founding CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, as its next president and CEO.

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Patty Stonesifer is getting her boots dirty

Patty Stonesifer, the former chief executive of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, played with children in the Martha’s Table day-care program in Washington last week.

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Former Gates Foundation Head to Leader of Food Pantry

To many in the nonprofit world, it was a shocking move: Patty Stonesifer, the former head of the largest foundation in the world, taking the helm of a hunger-relief charity in Washington.

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Martha’s Table to Open Second ‘Outfitters’ Location in Anacostic

Martha’s Outfitters, the thrift-shop clothing store on 14th St. NW run by nonprofit Martha’s Table, is opening a second location in historic Anacostia, assistant director of development Kimberly Lyons confirms.

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