Tables will serve people who have fled war and persecution in Somalia, Rwanda, Iraq, Liberia to come to the US as refugees. More faith communities with a mission outreach to help refugees are adopting the Open Table model to strengthen these families as they join our communities. We interviewed a Somali woman for a Table [...]
Tonight, we interviewed a man serving time for a drug charge. His wife and two children fell in to poverty when he became incarcerated. Now, the family struggles to make ends meet and lives in a converted garage. As we explain the details of the Open Table model, he stands up and walks around the [...]
We have made three trips to the Tohono O’odham Nation. Invited by the faith community, we have been welcomed by churches, government and non-profit organizations that want to form a Table in the Nation. In December, will travel to the Nation to present to people who are interested in serving on this Table.
The new Open Table Sector Partner Initiative was launched with great success tonight! Sector Partners are corporations who educate our Tables about their industry and provide career opportunities for qualified Brothers and Sisters. Our first Sector Partner is Wildflower Bread Company, an Arizona leader in the fast casual restaurant sector. Occupational Chairs from many Tables [...]