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What It Means to Guide People Home

Submitted on May 22, 2015 - 3:15 am

You hear us talk about it all the time: Miriam’s Kitchen is guiding people home.  This week, we were reminded of just how long — and worthwhile — that journey is. Six years ago, one of our long-time guests first arrived at Miriam’s Kitchen. Struggling with a complex health issue

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Craig’s Life is About to Change

Submitted on May 18, 2015 - 10:23 am

For nearly all of his life, Craig has struggled with mental illness. He’s lived with different family members scattered across the country, but he’s never had a permanent home. Craig arrived in Washington, D.C. in 2014 and for over a year he’s been sleeping outside near Farragut Square. A friend

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The D.C. Council will Listen to You

Submitted on May 1, 2015 - 10:31 am

We learned something very important the past several weeks: Our city leaders listen to you. When you asked the Mayor to make homelessness a priority in her budget, she responded with historic investments in homeless services. As the D.C. Council prepares to vote on the budget, there’s one more step

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Happy Hour: Thursday Night at Smoke & Barrel

Submitted on April 29, 2015 - 3:38 pm

Monthly Happy Hour to Benefit Miriam’s Kitchen Thursday, April, 30 Smoke & Barrel   2471 18th St NW, Washington, DC 5:30 – 7:30 PM https://www.eventbrite.com/e/happy-hour-tickets-16379596815

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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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