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Seeking a Side Dish? Chef Emily’s Got You Covered!

Submitted on November 19, 2014 - 6:02 pm

We know how Thanksgiving can be. Perhaps you’re stressed out about traveling. Maybe the impending holiday shopping has you stressed. Or maybe you just aren’t up for all of those questions about whether you’ll be bringing “anyone special” to dinner this year. And now someone just asked you to bring

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A Headline You May Have Missed…

Submitted on November 17, 2014 - 4:13 pm

This was a particularly exciting Veterans Day in the District of Columbia. You undoubtedly heard about the stellar Concert for Valor, which drew hundreds of thousands to D.C. to celebrate our vets and honor their service. But the process of honoring our vets started several hours before Dave Grohl or

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Our Next Mayor Can End Chronic Homelessness in D.C.

Submitted on November 6, 2014 - 4:34 pm

In light of this week’s Mayoral election, we asked our resident Advocacy Guru, Kurt Runge, for his perspective. Kurt is MK’s Director of Advocacy, and a founding partner of The Way Home Campaign. “On behalf of all of the partners in the Way Home Campaign, as well as every D.C.

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Five Fast Facts about EJ de Lara

Submitted on October 30, 2014 - 9:36 am

Each year, Miriam’s Kitchen’s Case Management team welcomes a new group of volunteer corps members. And each year, they knock us out with their tireless passion, energy and commitment to our guests!  This week, we’re getting to know a particularly energetic new addition at MK, Jesuit Volunteer Corps member, EJ

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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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