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Martha Allen is the Executive Director at Extra Table. Extra Table fundraises to purchase new, healthy, and shelf-stable food to be delivered monthly to food pantries and soup kitchen across Mississippi. Extra Table supplies Mississippians with an average of $74,000 dollars of food per month to 57 food panties, all within Mississippi. Martha Allen grew up on the Mississippi delta and was taught by her parents at an early age to always help others. She began working in the non-profit sector and met Robert St. John at a fundraising event. Extra Table was originally the idea of Robert St. John, a well-known and successful Hattiesburg restaurateur. Robert was so impressed with Martha that he knew when he met her that he needed to hire her. A mere 15 days after interviewing for the position, Martha was living in Hattiesburg and working at Extra Table with the mission of feeding hungry Mississippians fresh and healthy food.

Check out episode 928 with Katie Dixon as mentioned in today's episode!

Check out episode 929 with Robert St. John as mentioned in today's episode!

Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favor success quote/mantra:

  • "I want to be remembered and I want my mark on the world doing good to help those who can't help themselves."

In this episode with Martha Allen we will discuss:

  • Fighting hunger
  • Budgetary concerns for a non-profit like Extra Table
  • The importance of getting attorneys involved
  • Fundraising events
  • Sponsors

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Huge thanks to Martha Allen for joining me for another awesome episode. Until next time!

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