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Hustle: How Miriam’s Kitchen is the Key to Housing

Submitted on September 22, 2019 - 5:23 am

Doing whatever it takes to help people home. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) program at Miriam’s Kitchen. In that span, the program has grown from a staff of three serving 42 clients to a staff of 11 serving 176—with more growth projected in

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Celebrating PRIDE All Year Long

Submitted on July 22, 2019 - 11:16 am

At Miriam’s Kitchen, we celebrate PRIDE all year long. We recently reflected on PRIDE month, and how our partners and guests with lived experience collaborate together during the year to share our core value of belonging. Last October, George Chipev, attorney at Latham & Watkins, asked Miriam’s Kitchen to join

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Save the Date: Sept. 20th and 22nd for the Community Picnic!

Submitted on May 28, 2019 - 9:58 am

Miriam’s Kitchen believes in true Belonging – that’s why we’re changing and innovating the Miriam’s Kitchen Picnic this year. Get ready to spend a festive weekend with us on Friday, September 20th and Sunday, September 22nd at Yards Park as we support and celebrate our incredible community. On Friday, September 20th

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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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