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Our Mission is (still) Possible

Submitted on May 20, 2020 - 12:45 pm

Join us in celebrating our heroes! In the pre-pandemic world, we would be gathering tonight for our 2020 Mission Possible Gala. We would be celebrating our community, our partners, and our progress towards ending chronic and veteran homelessness in Washington, DC.   Instead, our staff is continuing to greet our guests experiencing homelessness with a

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Sad News At MK : We Miss You Darrell

Submitted on May 12, 2020 - 11:20 am

Dear MK Community, With deep sadness and permission from his family, I want to share that Darrell Jones passed away Thursday morning due to COVID-19. Darrell was last onsite at Miriam’s Kitchen on Thursday, March 19. Since he was last at Miriam’s Kitchen more than six weeks ago, there is

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Fuel the Frontlines – Part 3

Submitted on May 12, 2020 - 11:13 am

The frontlines of Miriam’s Kitchen extends well beyond the walls of our kitchen, dining room, and nowadays—tent! That’s due in large part to the work of our Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Advocacy teams! Clockwise: Jerod Lee, PSH Program Manager, provides a no-contact delivery of groceries and essentials to one

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Fuel the Frontlines – Part 2

Submitted on May 12, 2020 - 10:29 am

Happy Giving Tuesday Now! As we continue celebrating the frontline workers, please join us in giving a big air five to the Miriam’s Kitchen Social Services and Street Outreach Teams. Left to right:  Kate Baasch and Bob Glennon of Social Services. Danica Hawkins and Sari Frankel of Street Outreach. Emergency

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Fuel the Frontlines – Part 1

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 8:07 pm

As part of Giving Tuesday Now (officially starts tomorrow), we are celebrating frontline workers – especially those who may be forgotten — those feeding, housing, and nurturing vulnerable neighbors affected by the global pandemic.    Today we want to give a big shout out to the MK Kitchen Team:                          

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Miriam’s Kitchen Impact Report-April 2020

Submitted on May 4, 2020 - 7:35 pm

One month ago, Miriam’s Kitchen mobilized quickly in response to COVID-19: ensuring continuity of services for our neighbors experiencing homelessness and stepping up in unique ways that bridge systemic gaps. On March 12, Miriam’s Kitchen completely shifted on-site operations: canceling volunteer shifts, serving meals in to-go containers, and rapidly installing

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A Match To Spread Kindness

Submitted on May 12, 2020 - 11:39 am

4/13/2020 Our guests experiencing homelessness depend on the kindness of others. Unfortunately, many of the places our guests have been able to turn to—to get a good meal, wash their hands, use the restroom, and access critical care—have been forced to shut down. We have been heartened by the 632 community members—including

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