Martha's Table In The News


Obama Hands out Pumpkin Pies at Martha’s Table

President Barack Obama handed out Thanksgiving meal supplies to needy families on Wednesday afternoon at Martha’s Table, a soup kitchen in Northwest Washington, D.C. Obama was joined by First Lady Michelle Obama, their daughters Sasha and Malia, First Grandmother Marian Robinson, and his half-sister Maya Soetoro-Ng and her family.

Learn More on The Hill

First Family Passes Out Turkeys at Martha’s Table

The Obama family passed out turkeys, stuffing and other Thanksgiving favorites to people at a food pantry organization.

Learn More on MSNBC

Raw Video: Obama Distributes Thanksgiving Treats

President Barack Obama and his family tucked turkeys, stuffing and other goodies into people’s bags at Martha’s Table in downtown Washington on Wednesday evening and wished them a happy holiday.

Learn More on The Washington Post

With Pardon, Obama delivers turkeys from its fate as food

A big bird from the East is heading west, thanks to a second chance at life given by President Obama in the nation’s capital Wednesday, a day before Americans sit down to Thanksgiving dinner.

Learn More on CNN

A Great Burden Grows

A year after the global economy teetered on the verge of collapse, a recession — a lingering and unwelcome guest — has settled in at dinner tables across the land.

Learn More on The Washington Post

Five Leaders Honored for Perseverance in Downturn

Demand for food nearly tripled this year at Martha’s Table, which provides meals, clothing and a variety of support services to low-income families in Washington, even as funding cuts forced the nonprofit organization to slash its budget.

Learn More on The Washington Post