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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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A Step Forward for D.C.’s Homeless Vets

Submitted on April 4, 2014 - 10:55 am

Yesterday, our advocacy team joined other participants in The Way Home campaign to hear about Mayor Gray’s 2015 budget proposal … and what measures could be put in place to address chronic homelessness in the District. We knew the Mayor had committed to ending veterans homelessness in D.C. several times recently.

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Springing Forward at MK

Submitted on March 20, 2014 - 1:17 pm

The first day of Spring is definitely a cause for celebration this year. There’s no way around it; this has been a long, cold winter. From the infamous Polar Vortex to the countless winter storms and sub-zero nights, there were an awful lot of times when our guests were struggling

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Three Things You’ll Learn on Wednesday

Submitted on January 27, 2014 - 3:06 am

We’ve been pretty slammed at MK lately. As you probably know, together with our partners across the city, we’re getting ready to launch “The Way Home: Ending Chronic Homelessness in D.C.” Since it’s such a busy time, I thought I’d just take 20 seconds to tell you three quick things you’ll

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