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Our Donors Are Becoming Our Best Advocates

Submitted on April 23, 2015 - 10:35 am

Like a lot of organizations, sometimes we make the mistake of grouping our supporters by category: “we’ve got our volunteers over here, our donors over there, and our advocates right here…” But that’s not really the case. Over the years, we’ve seen our supporters consistently seek out new ways to

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Patricia is Finally Home

Submitted on April 16, 2015 - 4:10 pm

After 20 years of experiencing homelessness, Patricia is finally home.   Patricia is one of 70 residents we support in our new Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program. With a safe place to call home, residents like Patricia no longer have to live in constant anxiety and can focus on rebuilding

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Three Big Take-Away’s From Mayor Bowser’s Budget Proposal

Submitted on April 10, 2015 - 10:09 am

Last week, Mayor Bowser released her 2016 budget proposal for the District of Columbia. We know the budget process can be confusing, so we reached out to The Way Home campaign to break down the big take-aways: 955 Lives Changed:955 of the city’s most vulnerable residents would be served in this

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I Never Thought of Myself as an Advocate

Submitted on March 12, 2015 - 3:09 pm

I never thought of myself as an advocate. Like a lot of people, I always thought an advocate was someone with skills that I didn’t have. Some kind of political specialist or something. But the truth is, advocacy comes naturally to me. Because to be an advocate, you only need

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Three Facts You Can Tell the Mayor About Chronic Homelessness

Submitted on March 5, 2015 - 12:18 pm

It’s common knowledge that chronic homelessness is expensive, but until recently, we’ve never been able to prove just what it costs the District. Last week, that changed. Thanks to our partnership with the Advisory Board Company, we were able to unveil new data to prove to our leaders that this

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Stand Up For Our Guests

Submitted on March 4, 2015 - 3:59 pm

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been knocked out at how eager our community is to support our guests. When we ran low on coffee, you overwhelmed us with your generosity. When our guests needed warm clothes, the donations came rolling in.  We are so grateful.  We’re writing to you

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We Asked, You Answered

Submitted on February 5, 2015 - 5:48 pm

Thank you so much. Last week, we asked for your help. In the grand scheme of things, it may have been a simple ask: a request to help us replenish our supply of coffee. But it was also an investment in our community — an opportunity to maintain Miriam’s Kitchen

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