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Lasagne and Eggs: The Secret History of MK’s Breakfast Program

Submitted on October 9, 2014 - 9:51 am

Thirty-one years ago this week, Miriam’s Kitchen served its first meal — a simple breakfast of eggs, grits and toast, served to 45 homeless individuals.Even though he hasn’t been here for all thirty-one years, Chef Steve has been here for an awful lot of them. Today, we’re asking him to

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Five Fast Facts About Brittney Washington

Submitted on October 2, 2014 - 9:55 am

Miriam’s Kitchen has some new Southern flavor…and we aren’t talking about the kitchen! Our newest Senior Case Manager, Brittney Washington, comes to us from Orangeburg, SC. Here are five fast facts about Brittney! How did you come to Washington, D.C.? I visited D.C. when I was young and I was

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How Do Our Guests Enjoy the Same Ingredients as the First Family?

Submitted on August 8, 2014 - 11:26 am

Each week, there’s an air of anticipation at Miriam’s Kitchen, as we await the generous donations that come in from local farms and farmers markets. And the donations that generate the most excitement are those from just eight blocks away at the White House Garden. Since 2009, Miriam’s Kitchen has

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“Just Look for Someone in a Blue T-shirt, and They’ll Help You Out.”

Submitted on July 24, 2014 - 2:46 pm

The first time you step foot in MK’s dining room, it’s clear who can answer your questions. You just look for the people in the blue tee shirts. One year ago, our current group of Volunteer Corps members put on their blue tees for the first time. As they complete

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Miriam’s Kitchen Expands Case Management Services to Residents in Permanent Supportive Housing

Submitted on July 8, 2014 - 8:43 am

Offering Extends Organization’s Commitment to Ending Chronic Homelessness in D.C. July 8, 2014, (Washington, D.C.) – Miriam’s Kitchen today announced a major expansion to become a provider of case management services for individuals in Permanent Supportive Housing in Washington, D.C. The services, offered through a contract with the Department of

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A Summer Recipe: Kale Smoothies!

Submitted on June 26, 2014 - 9:29 am

Breakfast at Miriam’s is the most important meal of the day. In many cases, it is the only nutritious meal our guests will enjoy in the next 24 hours. With summer’s bounty on the brink (we received a donation of nectarines yesterday!) and temperatures rising, we decided to share with

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A Hope for a Future. A Dream of a Home.

Submitted on April 29, 2014 - 9:00 am

What are your hopes and dreams for the next 10 years? For many of our guests, it’s pretty hard to think about hopes and dreams.  The average life expectancy for people who’ve been living on the streets for a long time is only 62.  But when I look around the

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