MK In The Media


4/29/2021 – DCist Homelessness In D.C. Fell 19.9% From 2020

4/21/2021 – Street Sense Media DC reduces barriers to obtaining an ID during the pandemic for people experiencing homelessness. Will it continue?

4/21/2021 – WUSA9 Parents, neighbors concerned over growing homeless encampment next to elementary school

4/17/2021 – The Washington Post Two blocks from the Federal Reserve, a growing encampment of the homeless grips the economy’s most powerful person

4/1/2021 – NBC4 Washington Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site Supports Homeless Community in DC

2/23/2021 – Fox5 DC

2/5/2021 – Street Sense Media DC indoor regulations limit hot meal and warm space availability

2/4/2021 – dcist District Health Officials Begin Vaccinations For People Experiencing Homelessness

1/20/2021 – Slate What Donald Trump Did to D.C.

1/20/2021 – Washington City Paper Unhoused People and Outreach Workers Are Stressed as Inauguration Security Disrupts Aid Efforts

1/20/2021 – Insider DC has a huge homeless population and for two weeks it’s been very hard to access any kind of assistance thanks to the security lockdown

1/15/2021 – WAMU How The Unhoused Community Is Being ‘Forced To Adapt’ To Inauguration Security Protocols


12/2/2020 – VolunteerHub VolunteerHub’s integration with Salesforce Dramatically Impacts Miriam’s Kitchen Bottom-Line

11/25/2020 – WTOP Coronavirus curtails volunteering, forcing organizations to get creative

11/25/2020 – PBS NewsHour How to help those in need during a pandemic holiday season

11/23/2020 – FOX5 DC

11/13/2020 – NBC4 DC

11/11/2020 – ABC7 DC

7/04/2020 – MSNBC

5/28/2020 – ABC7 DC

5/28/2020 Housing Is Healthcare 


5/26/2020 The Washington Post Longtime Miriam’s Kitchen employee dies of coronavirus complications

5/14/2020  The As D.C.’s Homeless Residents Enter Quarantine, They Face Disproportionate Rates Of COVID-19 Infections And Deaths

5/13/2020 –Finding a Place Called Home

5/15/2020- Homeless Residents In D.C. Face High Rates Of COVID-19 Infections And Deaths

5/9/2020- The Washington Post: Virus cases in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. top 60,000 as the region braces for a holiday weekend at home

5/7/2020 Shape: This Newsletter About Wine and Dogs Will Bring Joy to Your Inbox

4/23/2020- : Want to Donate Your Stimulus Check 

4/22/2020- PBS NewsHour: Why ‘closing was not an option’ for this charity organization-

4/17/2020- Dental Office Donates Masks During NBC’s 4 Giveathon 

4/16/2020  UPS Donating Respirator Masks to D.C. Department of Corrections and Miriam’s Kitchen

4/15/2020  Street Sense: DHS waives case management billing requirements for service providers facing higher costs and staff shortages

4/13/2020- The GW Hatchet Miriam’s Kitchen feeds homeless community struggling through pandemic

4/8/2020The Washington Post With baseball paused, the Nationals and José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen hustle to feed the needy

4/2/2020-The Washington Post: DC locked Coronavirus 24 hours

4/2/2020 ‘No way I’m going into a shelter’: Will coronavirus put more homeless on the streets?

4/2/2020 – How is D.C, protecting those facing homelessness during the coronavirus? 

4/1/2020 Local Organizations Work to Protect Vulnerable Communities from COVID-19

4/1/2020 The Washington City Paper  As COVID-19 Cases Increase in Homeless Shelters, D.C. Provides Hotel Rooms For Some Unsheltered Residents

3/31/2020 Big Changes for Nonprofits That Rely On Volunteers

3/29/2020 How to help people affected by coronavirus in the DC region

3/26/2020 Your Guide To The D.C. Area’s Coronavirus Response: Testing, Closures, Schools, Resources, And More

3/25/2020  America’s faith-based groups: Helping neighbors in a time of crisis



Food Tank (3/23/20). Support These 31 Organizations Helping Restaurants, Workers, and Farmers Survive COVID-19 Read More 

3/20/20 – The Washington Post At Miriam’s Kitchen, a great mission starts with a good meal

Street Sense (03/12/2020) – In public health emergency, housing is (still) healthcare. Read More 

The Atlantic- Who will run the soup kitchens?  

The Washington Post – A great mission starts with a good meal – As religious groups weigh virus response, Samaritan’s Purse donates a field hospital


CSRWire- The Critical Ways America’s Charities Nonprofit Members are helping communities respond to the CONVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Washington City Paper-The coronavirus emergency didn’t stop encampment clearing

WAMU 6 Ways You Can Help Your Community Fight The Impacts Of Coronavirus – How One Group That Serves  The Homeless Is Responding to the Crisis 


America’s Charities  –Help Miriam’s Kitchen Build a Neighborhood to End Homelessness in DC


12/19/19 81 People Died Without Housing In D.C. In 2019. On A Bitterly Cold Night, Mourners Remembered Them

Washington City Paper: District Line Daily: 81 Residents Died Without A Home

NBC Washington: Overnight Vigil Marks Deaths of Those Experiencing Homelessness


Alnoor Ebrahim’s ‘Measuring Social Change’ Outlines How to Measure and Manage Performance

DC is closer than ever to ending veteran homelessness



Miriam’s Kitchen CEO and Founder SCOTT SCHENKELBERG visits NBC 4 to discuss “Be My Neighbor DC”

11/11/2019  Miriam’s Kitchen on NBC 4 for Veterans Day

WJLA Good Morning ABC 7 and Miriam’s Kitchen on Veteran Day – 2020

9/9/19 Fox5: A Farm to Table Look: How Miriam’s Kitchen Provides Meals and More to Fight Homelessness

8/14/19 StreetSenseMedia: Racial Equity and Homelessness. Further reading on this topic: Reflecting on the Link Between Race and Homelessness

6/4/2019 Fox5 DC:

5/27/2019 WAMU: Tax Incentives For D.C. Tech Companies Expected To Be Slashed

5/1/2019 Stanford Social Innovation Review, mentioning Miriam’s Kitchen

4/25/2019 Letter To The Editor:  The Post’s article on housing vouchers in an upscale building missed the point

4/12/2019 Chef Cheryl on WUSA9 : Miriam’s Kitchen Looks To End Chronic Homelessness One Meal At a Time. 


4/3/2019 Tom Sietsema Mentions Miriam’s Kitchen Breakfast

4/3/2019 Residents in Ward 3 seek to understand homeless services 








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2/11/2019 Chef Cheryl featured on Harris’ Heroes on NBC4


2/1/2019 Washington Post

Kierstin Quinsland, housing director at Miriam’s Kitchen, quoted.

USDA’s SNAP decision means there will be a gap in food assistance program



11/12/2018 NBC4 Washington 

11/12/2018 Fox5


WUSA9 11/12/2018



How Miriam’s Kitchen (a non-profit) is overcoming challenges of building a truthful evaluation practice


Good Morning Washington


10/19/2018 NBC4

9/1/2018 Washington Post

In planting campus gardens, university students root themselves in the larger world

7/25/2018, DCist

‘The Streets Are Dangerous:’ What It’s Like To Be Undocumented And Homeless In D.C.

7/9/2018, Washington City Paper

Donating Excess Food Could Soon Be Easier for D.C. Restaurants and Grocery Stores

7/6/2018, USICH

The Value of Lived Experience in the Work to End Homelessness

6/28/2018, WAMU

Homeless Face Extra Challenges In D.C.’s Sweltering Summers

6/28/2018, DCist

Miriam’s Kitchen Provides Physical Nourishment. Miriam’s Studio Provides A Creative Outlet

6/28/2018, The DC Line

Brian Hart: ‘Don’t just see the light, be the light’

6/28/2018, CityLab

The Reluctant Undertakers

6/26/2018, CityLab

Qlarant Foundation awards $385K in grants

5/30/2018, Street Sense

D.C. Council passes FY2019 unanimously, adds $1 million for rapid re-housing services

3/26/2018, WTOP

Over half a million rode Metro during March for Our Lives

3/25/2018, WUSA9

Stop! March For Our Lives visitors asked to donate Metro cards to homeless

3/24/2018, NBC Washington

3/24/2018, POPville (Prince of Petworth)

March For Our Lives Visitors Please Mail Your Unwanted Metro Cards to Miriam’s Kitchen – Thank You!!

1/25/2018, Washington Post

1/16/2018, Bright Young Things

1/5/2018, Washington Post

Mayor’s homeless efforts uneven; persistent number of singles living on the streets, even in frigid weather



12/28/2017, Washington Post

Is the polar vortex back? Be afraid, frigid friends.

12/19/2017, USICH

The Evidence Behind Approaches that Drive an End to Homelessness

10/8/2017, The Montgomery Sentinel

Unused SmarTrip Cards Find Home With Charity

7/26/2017, Street Sense

Losing Obamacare Could Leave More Than 100,000 D.C. Residents Uninsured

6/29/2017, DCist
D.C. Has Made Remarkable Progress Toward Ending Chronic Homelessness. Will It Continue?

6/29/2017, Washingtonian
In DC, Some Who Are Homeless Wait Years For a New ID so They Can Get Their Lives Back

6/20/2017, WAMU
Why D.C.’s Shutdown Of A NoMa Homeless Encampment Won’t Work

3/2/2017, Washington City Paper
D.C.’s Chronically Homeless May Get Record-Setting Funding This Year

2/3/2017, WUSA9
Miriam’s Kitchen collects 970 Metro cards after Inauguration, Women’s March

2/3/2017, DCist
Miriam’s Kitchen Has Received 970 SmarTrip Donations Since Inauguration

2/3/2017, Popville
Miriam’s Kitchen Got 970 Metro cards after the Inauguration and the Women’s March

1/26/2017, WAMU
Annual Count of Homeless People Is About More Than Numbers

1/26/2017, WAMU
An Update on D.C.’ s Current Fight to End Homelessness

1/23/2017, WRC4
Charities Collect Metro Card After Inauguration, March on Washington

1/5/2017, Washington Post
Joseph Watkins, D.C. square’s big-hearted cigarette man, died on park bench


12/21/2016, NPR
Vigils To Honor The Homeless, Who Died As they Lived; On The Streets

12/20/2016, WUSA
Homeless advocates sleep side by side with DC homeless

12/20/2016, Washington City Paper
Vigil for Deceased Homeless Planned for Tonight at D.C.’s Freedom Plaza

12/15/2016, Washington Post
The Region Scrambles to Bring the Homeless Indoors As Arctic Winds Arrive

10/4/2016, FSU Department of Art Education Blog Post
From Mentor to Mentee: Brittney Washington – 2012 Art Therapy Masters Graduate

9/21/2016, Foggy Bottom Current
The Miriam’s Kitchen Street Outreach Team, Connecting With Our Neighbors in Need (page 9)

8/22/2016, Huffington Post
Ending Veteran and Chronic Homelessness in Our Nation’s Capital

8/18/2016, Washington Times
A bet worth taking: Ending veteran and chronic homelessness in our nation’s capital

7/27/2016, Washington City Paper
Cooling Centers Are Open to Homeless During Hot Summer Days, But They May Not Know About Them

6/29/2016, Think Progress
When The Homeless Turn To Tents, And Find Themselves On The Wrong Side Of The Law

5/9/2016, Veritus Group Blog
Non-profit Grades Itself on Performance

3/27/2016, ABC News, Former Homeless Veteran ‘on Top of the World’ After Moving Into Apartment

3/14/2016, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Blog
Featured Artist: Wil Lake

3/5/2016, WJLA
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Takes Steps Toward Ending Homelessness

3/5/2016, WTOP
Rallying for Housing for D.C.’s Homeless

3/3/2016, WJLA
D.C. Housing for All Rally

2/22/2016, America’s Charities
The Power of Employee Giving and Communities Working Together When Natural Disasters Strike.

1/20/2016, WRC4
Local Nonprofits Win 21st Century Solutions Grants


12/27/2015, ABC News
Veteran Moves Off the Streets to Apartment, In Time for Christmas

12/27/2015, The Guardian
Homeless people not welcome in airports as officials tighten rules

12/18/15, Washington Post
Vigil Memorializes 41 Homeless People Who Died in the District in 2015

12/18/15, WTOP
Deaths of 41 D.C. Homeless Residents Remembered inCcandelight Ceremony

12/3/15, citybizlist
Bank of America Partners with N Street Village and Miriam’s Kitchen

11/11/15, WRC4
Local Vets Feed Homeless Vets

11/11/15, WAMU
DC Says Its On The Cusp of Ending Veteran Homelessness

10/29/15, WTOP
Homes for the Homeless

9/15/15, Washington Post
A Church in the Streets

9/04/15, WETA Arts
Local Non-Profit Serves Homeless Through Art

9/04/15, Washington City Paper
Washington On Track to End Veteran Homelessness By Year’s End

8/31/15, Washington Times
Gourmet Symphony’s Unique Pairing to Feed the Homeless

7/28/15, Washington Post
In the “Reverse Peace Corps” Future Leaders From Abroad Hone Their Skills

7/16/15, Community Wealth Partners
Making the “Impossible” Possible To Create Transformational Change

7/15/15, WAMU
Advocates Say That Ending Homelessness Among Veterans Is Possible

7/10/15, WAMU’s Metro Connection
Longtime Chef for the Homeless Hangs Up His Apron

7/08/15, WTOP
Chef Who Revolutionized Homeless Food Program Says Goodbye After 14 Years

7/02/15, America’s Charities
Help Homeless Veterans This July 4th

7/01/15, Washington Business Journal
In the Spotlight: Ken Quaglio

6/29/15, DCist
Volunteer D.C.: 14 Ways to Combat Hunger in the District

6/12/15, WAMU
As D.C. Heats Up, Advocates Urge Residents Not to Forget the Homeless

5/07/15, Mashable
Chicken Soup for the Facebook Soul: How Social Media is Helping Fight Homelessness in Washington, D.C.

4/13/15, Washington Post
Ben’s Chili Bowl Saves Homeless Kitchen From Power Outage

4/13/15, Daily Do Good
Welcome to Miriam’s Kitchen

4/09/15, America’s Charities
Ben’s Chili Bowl Comes to the Rescue to Help Miriam’s Kitchen Guests

4/02/15, Washington City Paper
In Bowser’s Budget, A Needed Boost to Homeless Services

4/02/15, The Wilson Quarterly
Tony Burns’ Long Way Home

3/29/15, Washington Post
A Good CEO is a Good Citizen

3/28/15, Huffington Post
How Giving Homes to the Homeless Reduces Homelessness

3/21/15, Street Sense
Running to Recovery

This App Recommends Volunteer Opportunities Based on the News You Read

3/13/15, CBS News
New Platform Gives Homeless Artists Hope, Opportunity

3/11/15, Street Sense
The Cost of Doing Nothing

3/06/15, MintPress News
With New Mayor, Washington Still Facing Homeless ‘Crisis’ One Year After Girl’s Disappearance

2/28/15, Washington Post
When Chefs Want Squab or Yak or Even Guinea Pig, This is the Man They Call

2/27/15, Washington City Paper
Beyond Human Cost, D.C. Homelessness Comes with a Big Price Tag

2/26/15, GW Hatchett
Shelters Feel Pressure as D.C. Faces Cold Winter

2/26/15, BizNow
Six Nonprofits Curing Homelessness

2/20/15, WAMU’s Metro Connection
Homeless Residents Advocate Their Agenda With “People for Fairness” Group

2/20/15, WAMU’s Metro Connection
From Homeless to Hopeful: Waldon Adams Reflects On Wins In A Rollercoaster Life


12/29/14, WRC4
D.C. Mayor-Elect Muriel Bowser Meets with Homeless at Miriam’s Kitchen

12/28/14, Washington Post
For Once-Homeless Artist, A Big Sale Makes the Holidays Bright

12/25/14, WUSA9
Miriam’s Kitchen Provides Warm Holiday Meals

12/25/14, WTOP
Miriam’s Kitchen Gives Homeless Christmas Cheer

12/21/14, Washington Post
Big Business Gets Generous

12/19/14, ThinkProgress
“I Don’t Deserve to Die On the Street”: Inside a Funeral for the Homeless

Cities Are Trying to Restrict Feeding the Homeless. But Other Policies Actually Work.

12/02/14, WRC4
Giving Tuesday: Ways to Help in the D.C. Area

11/28/14, Fox News
Recipe for Success in the Fight to End Hunger

Former Restaurant Chefs Serve Gourmet Meals to the Homeless (with a side of compassion)

11/25/14, PBS NewsHour
Amazing Recipes From Chefs Who Feed the Homeless

11/24/14, The Today Show
Today Anchors Take to Road on Bikes to Stamp Out Hunger

11/14/14, WTOP
Thanksgiving Sides From Your Farmer’s Market

11/11/14, EdibleDC
To End Veteran Homelessness in DC: A Two-Way Street

11/11/14, Capitol News Service
A Veteran Kitchen

10/28/14, Desert News
Charity, It Does A Body Good

10/19/14, Washington Post
Two Homeless Artists Find A Platform for Selling Their Work

8/28/14, WRC4
News 4’s Backyard BBQ with Miriam’s Kitchen

7/29/14, WUSA9
Miriam’s Kitchen Tackles Homelessness

7/15/14, Johnna Knows Good Food
Good Deed Tuesday: Yes! Cents for Change

7/08/14, Washington Business Journal
Miriam’s Kitchen Broadens Reach Into Housing

7/01/14, WTOP
On Pace: Ending Veteran Homelessness in D.C.

6/17/14, Capitol File
Miriam’s Kitchen Hosts 2014 Mission Possible Gala

5/29/14, DCist
Advocates See Victories for Homeless in Budget, While Youth Funding is Still Lacking

5/20/14, WRC News 4 MidDay,
Advocates See Victories for Homeless in Budget, While Youth Funding is Still Lacking

4/22/14, Roll Call
Miriam’s Kitchen Carves Out New Award for Senator Chris Murphy

4/17/14, Think Progress
Two Homeless People Freeze to Death Just Miles from the White House

4/04/14, DCist
Coalition Praises Budget Committment to End Veteran Homelessness, But Seeks More for Entire Population

4/04/14, DCist
Actors Will Voice Stories Written By the Homeless, Tonight at Theatre J

4/01/14, New You
Picture Perfect, and Imperfect

3/31/14, NewsChannel 8
Homeless Lives: Unforgettable Personal Stories

3/28/14, WUSA9
District Hopes to End Homelessness By 2017

Life After Homelessness: Examining D.C.’s Homeless Crisis

3/27/14, Huffington Post
Homeless Lives: Unforgettable Personal Stories

3/15/14, Northwest Current
Area Group Aims to Help D.C.’s Homeless Seniors

3/12/14, Street Sense
Painting the Way Home

3/07/14, The Diplomat
Greek Chef Spreads “Good Food and Love” at Miriam’s Kitchen

2/28/14, Think Progress
In Just 100 Days, DC Finds Homes for More Than 200 Homeless Veterans

2/27/14, DCist
Veterans NOW Coalition On Track to House Over 400 Homeless Veterans in D.C. By March 31

2/25/14, Johnna Knows Good Food
Good Deed Tuesday: S.E.A.R.

2/24/14, National Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Associoation Hosts Dinner for NonProfits Aiding Homeless

2/14/14, WAMU’s Metro Connection
In Love, Married — and Homeless

2/14/14, Street Sense
Sweetness On Demand

2/05/14, Dupont Current
Effort to End Homelessness Gains D.C. Council Support

Congress Finally Passes Farm Bill After Two Years

1/31/14, Think Progress
The Bone-Chilling, Heart-Wrenching Process of Counting the Nation’s Homeless

1/30/14, DCist
Coalition Launches Campaign to End Chronic Homelessness in D.C. By 2017

1/30/14, GW Hatchet
Neighbors Team Up to End Homelessness in D.C.

1/22/14, Northwest Current
Groups to Undertake Count of D.C. Homeless Next Week

1/07/14, Washington Post
At Miriam’s Kitchen, Advocate Encourages Outdoor “Campers” to Come in From Frigid Cold

1/06/14, Washington Post
Homeless Advocates and Shelters Gearing Up for Cold Snap


12/25/13, WTTG
Miriam’s Kitchen Makes Christmas Meals

12/25/13, WJLA
Miriam’s Kitchen Serves Christmas Meals to Needy

12/25/13, WTOP
Miriam’s Kitchen Serves Breakfast to Homeless on Christmas Morning

12/21/13, Washington Post
Advocates for Homeless Observe National Memorial Day

12/20/13, WUSA
Advocates March in Honor of Lives Lost, Homelessness Awareness

12/18/13, Foggy Bottom Current
Will We Let Homeless People Die on the Street?

11/25/13, Washington Post
Seven Worst Ways to Give to Give to Charity Over the Holidays

11/25/13, GW Hatchet
After 30 Years of Meals and Support, Miriam’s Kitchen Eyes a Bigger Target: End Homelessness

11/25/13, Conscious Magazine
Giving Back: A Guide to Volunteering in Washington, D.C.

11/12/13, Voice of America
US Veterans Mark Holiday By Serving Meals to Homeless Vets

Veterans Use Holiday to Help Homeless Vets

11/11/13, WAMU
Miriam’s Kitchen Spotlights Service Members for Veterans Day

Gleaning and Feeding: Using Leftovers from Markets to Feed the Homeless

11/01/13, Washington Business Journal
How I Changed My Organization’s Focus

10/29/13, WTTG
D.C. Winter Homeless Preparations

10/22/13, Art 202
Announcing the 28th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards Winners

10/19/13, Washington Business Journal
D.C. Nonprofit Miriam’s Kitchen Changes Its Focus

10/15/13, Street Sense
Miriam’s Kitchen Celebrates 30 Years of Helping

10/14/13, POLITICO
Squirrels and Weeds Take Over White House Garden

10/07/13, Georgetown Patch
Tired of Museums Being Closed? Here’s Art From the Heart

Miriam’s Kitchen: Beat the “Shutdown Blues” by Volunteering

10/01/13, Washington Post
Advocates Say Efforts to Reduce Chronic Homelessness Have Stalled Under Gray

8/27/13, Biznow
Six First Jobs

7/16/13, WJLA
D.C. heat: Homeless group warns of heat-related dangers

7/15/13, WUSA
Hero Central: Miriam’s Kitchen Breaks the Ice with the Homeless

7/11/13, News Channel 8,
Miriam’s Kitchen Curbside Cook-off in D.C.

5/22/13, The Northwest Current
DC’s homeless need supportive housing

3/06/13, WJLA
Miriam’s Kitchen welcomes homeless on snowy days

2/15/13, Why Theater Matters
Because We Matter

2/14/13, GW Hatchet
Professional chefs set the tone at local soup kitchen

2/14/13, GW Hatchet
Miriam’s Kitchen

2/05/13, Washington Diplomat
Miriam’s Kitchen Fine-Tunes Menu For ‘100 Bowls of Compassion 2013’

1/17/13, Washington Post
At Miriam’s Kitchen, chefs serve up gourmet meals and compassion to D.C.’s homeless


12/14/12, WAMU 88.5
Stories From The Kitchen’ Brings Homeless Residents’ Stories To The Stage

12/13/12, United States Army News Archive
Old Guard Soldiers work to combat homelessness in DC

12/12/12, George Washington University Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital “Gives Back” This Holiday Season


12/25/11, Food Safety News
Pledging a Serving of Love to Miriam’s Kitchen

12/12/11, Washington Post
DC Tweeps 2011: Q & A with 2010 Favorite Nonprofit Miriam’s Kitchen



09/28/10, Washington Post
Charity Leaders Win $100,000 Grants

DC Chef Does Demo at Annapolis Mall


12/03/09, BisNow
When the First Lady Shows Up…

11/23/09, The District Dish
Steve Badt