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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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After Six Presidential Administrations, Kenneth Moved Home

Submitted on September 26, 2017 - 4:48 pm

Kenneth counted his time living on the streets not in years, but in presidential administrations. While he was experiencing homelessness, Presidents Reagan, H.W. Bush, Clinton, W. Bush, Obama, and Trump all occupied the Oval Office. All told, Kenneth endured more than thirty years without a home. While Kenneth’s story may

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Thank You Tail Up Goat

Submitted on September 11, 2017 - 1:24 pm

For the second year in a row, Tail Up Goat held a spectacular benefit dinner to end long-term homelessness in partnership Miriam’s Kitchen. The Michelin Star restaurant donated over $17,000 including staff time, ticket sales and beverage purchases, meal ingredients, and gratuity. Peter Pastan (Etto and 2Amy’s Neapolitan Pizzeria) and Sam Adkins (Sally’s Middle

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