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

DC is closer than ever to ending veteran homelessness

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 








(photo by Reginald Black)


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