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An Update on Chronic Homelessness In DC

Submitted on May 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm

On May 9th, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments released the results of DC’s 2018 Point in Time count. The Point in Time (PIT) count is an annual homeless census that gives the District a one-night snapshot of DC’s homeless population. The data helps make us and our community partners

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2018 Mission Possible Celebration Recap

Submitted on April 30, 2018 - 4:47 pm

Last Monday, April 23rd, over 300 friends, partners, and supporters of MK gathered at the US Chamber of Commerce for the Mission Possible Celebration. We honored Sam Ross, member of the MK Speakers Bureau and former guest, for his dedication to helping others who are experiencing homelessness. We also honored

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Thank You for the 450 SmarTrip Cards!

Submitted on April 3, 2018 - 6:08 pm

The response to our call for metro cards was INCREDIBLE. Donated cards came in from all across the country including New York, Michigan, North Carolina and Oregon! Some of our guests even heard the call for cards on the radio and local news.  James, who is now in housing after experiencing

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An Update from the MK Family

Submitted on February 28, 2018 - 12:04 am

  The work to end veteran and chronic homeless in DC comes with significant rewards. There is nothing better than celebrating our guests’ success with them–whether it’s moving into housing, gaining new income, or accomplishing a personal goal.  Our work also brings its low points as we support our guests

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#HappyValentinesDay: Heart Smart Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

Submitted on February 14, 2018 - 10:34 am

In honor of spreading the love this Valentine’s Day, we hope you and your loved ones will enjoy this sweet recipe straight from our kitchen. From meals to housing, thank you for supporting our work to end veteran and chronic homelessness in DC.  Heart Smart Chocolate-Cherry Cookies Temperature:  325 oF

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Reflecting on the link between racism and homelessness

Submitted on February 8, 2018 - 1:51 pm

While we reflect on the experiences of our guests and staff every day, Black History Month, in particular, calls us to elevate how race impacts our work at Miriam’s Kitchen. The following discussion between our CEO, Scott, and Racial Equity Co-chair, Brittney, will give you insight into our work around

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Donate your SmarTrip card!

Submitted on January 19, 2018 - 3:41 pm

One of the most significant barriers for our guests to transform their lives is access to public transportation. Our guests need transportation to attend legal, medical, or employment-related appointments. There are also times when going to a shelter, or getting to MK for a warm meal is easier said than

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