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BIG NEWS! DC Council Votes to End Homelessness for 795 Households & Fund Street Outreach

Submitted on May 17, 2019 - 9:15 am

WE DID IT! In just one day, the DC Council added $7 million for ending chronic homelessness to their budget. This is incredible news and we are so grateful to advocates like you who helped make this happen. WHAT HAPPENED?  Earlier this month, the DC Council built on the Mayor’s

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Mission Possible 2019: We Imagined If…

Submitted on May 13, 2019 - 1:00 pm

On Thursday, May 2nd, 420 caring members of our community gathered for our Mission Possible Celebration to Imagine If we lived in a city where everyone had a safe, permanent place to live. Thank you to everyone who could join us, and to all who contributed to raising $459,000 to

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Volunteer Appreciation Month Highlight: Sherry Trafford

Submitted on April 26, 2019 - 10:25 am

Volunteers are an important part of what makes Miriam’s Kitchen special. Please enjoy the following spotlight on volunteer and new board member, Sherry Trafford, as one example of our amazing volunteers, who is particularly interested in service and justice.   How did you first get involved with Miriam’s Kitchen?  I moved to DC

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Mayor’s 2020 Budget Announcement: What Does It Mean?

Submitted on April 22, 2019 - 1:04 pm

Mayor Bowser released her proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 on March 20th. This document outlines her spending priorities for the coming year. Recently, the Mayor said, “in a city as prosperous as ours, we can do better by our homeless neighbors.” We could not agree more. Housing is health

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Announcing: 2019 Mission Possible Gala Honoree, Tony Burns!

Submitted on April 1, 2019 - 4:20 pm

We are proud to announce one of our honorees for Mission Possible 2019:  Tony Burns! Tony will be receiving the Dignity award at this year’s Mission Possible Celebration for his work as a peer mentor and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in DC. Tony was referred to Miriam’s Kitchen to connect with

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Homelessness and Women : A Reflection During Women’s History Month

Submitted on March 25, 2019 - 4:42 pm

Written by: Lara Pukatch, Miriam’s Kitchen Advocacy Director As you know well, our mission is to end long term homelessness in DC, a crisis that is disproportionately impacting men. Approximately 80% of those that come to our dining room, access our outreach services, or reside in our housing program identify

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Announcing one of our honorees for Mission Possible 2019:  Tony Burns!

Submitted on March 25, 2019 - 9:07 am

Tony will be receiving the Dignity award at this year’s Mission Possible Celebration for his work as a peer mentor and advocate for people experiencing homelessness in DC. Tony was referred to Miriam’s Kitchen to connect with our intensive case management and to take steps to find a safe, permanent

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