Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

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  • Community Picnic (Friday, 9/20): Purchase a ticket and join our Miriam’s Kitchen guests, partners, and supporters for our annual Community Picnic at Yards Park. This will be a fun day of food, games and conversation!

 

  • Miriam’s Kitchen Pop-up Art Market (Sunday, 9/22): Please join Miriam’s Kitchen, Capital Riverfront BID and FRESHFARM as we host our first Pop-Up Market at Canal Park (Navy Yard Metro). Browse handmade necklaces, earrings, paintings and other specialty art made by MK guests. For a donation, you can walk away with the satisfaction of owning a one-of-a-kind artistic creation and knowing that 100% of proceeds will go directly to the artist. For more information on how to become a Volunteer or Economic Empowerment Partner, please contact Elizabeth Truffa at elizabeth.truffa@miriaimskitchen.org.

 

  • Art Night with the author of The Art of Human Care (Thursday, 9/26). Curious about the power of art in healing? Through his book, Dr. Hassan Tetteh (a veteran and board member of Miriam’s Kitchen) shares his experiences as a patient whose life was saved and as a physician who saves lives. “The Art of Human Care” combines the healing power of art and compassion. Enjoy a night of spoken word, music, dance, and storytelling–including artists from Miriam’s Kitchen. Ticket info: The event is free. With a $25.00 donation, you will receive a signed copy of “The Art of Human Care,” Tetteh’s other book, “Gifts of the Heart,” and a reserved seat. Proceeds from event will benefit Miriam’s Kitchen.

 

 

  • Meet the Author of Measuring Social Change (Thursday, 10/17. 6:30-7:30pm, Kramerbooks – 1517 Connecticut Ave, NW). How do you measure progress toward worthy goals like ending homelessness? What results can nonprofit organizations reasonably measure and take credit for? Join Professor Alnoor Ebrahim and Miriam’s Kitchen President and CEO Scott Schenkelberg for a lively discussion on measuring what matters. Reserve your free tickets here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Past Events:

Grow Garden Volunteer Day!

Sunday, July 21, 2019  – NEW DATE

Grab your gloves and garden tools, and join us in the GroW Garden on Sunday, June 9 for a family-friendly volunteer day! BYO gloves and garden tools! RSVP here.

Thursday July 11th

MK Happy Hour at The Hive Hotel!

Thursday, May 16th 2019 5:30pm-7:30pm

Join us for a relaxed Happy Hour at The Hive Hotel! Enjoy a beautiful rooftop view, a delicious drink and the company of others dedicated to ending chronic homelessness in D.C. RSVP here!

 

2019 MK Mission Possible Gala 

Thursday, May 2nd 6pm. The National Museum of Women in the Arts

Join us at our one-of-a-kind celebration that unites our guests, partners, and companies who will help end chronic homelessness in DC. Secure your tickets and learn more about the exciting features of this year’s annual gala here!

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Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors. 

Thursday, March 7th at 9am

Join us for our Our annual budget advocacy action. Hear from experts with lived experience of homelessness and to urge Mayor Bowser to invest in housing to end chronic homeless. RSVP here!

 

 

 

 

Yoga Fundraiser for MK

Saturday March 9th , 2-3pm, Shaw Yoga: 1311 Naylor Ct NW, Washington, DC 20001

MK’s own Jackie Horstmann will lead a yoga class at Shaw Yoga for every body, at every level and every budget. Proceeds will benefit MK. Register for the class here. 

 

 

MK Chili Cook-Off!

2/9/2019  1pm-3pm.  MK Dining Room (2401 Virginia Avenue, NW. Washington, DC)

You are invited to put your culinary skills to the test at our upcoming MK Chili Cook-Off! Prizes awarded for best chili (meat and non-meat), most creative name, and most creative display! Not ready to share your secret family chili recipe, but want to be involved? Join in on the fun as a fundraiser!

Learn more here: https://donate.miriamskitchen.org/event/miriams-kitchen-winter-chili-cook-off/e219504]

Homeless Memorial Vigil 

12/20- 12/21, starting at 5pm.

Please join us in supporting our partner, the People for Fairness Coalition, at the 6th annual Homeless Memorial Vigil, a series of events to remember those who have died without the dignity of the home. Your presence will help demand an end to homelessness in DC—a much needed message given DC Council’s recent vote to prioritize tax cuts for wealthy commercial properties over funding for life-saving housing units. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

Home For The Homeless Funk & Comedy Jam

Sunday, December 16 at 5:30pm.

The Home for Homeless [H4H] initiative will be hosting its third fundraiser at Howard Theater on Sunday 12/16 and all proceeds will go to Miriam’s Kitchen!

Join in on the fun and experience an evening of comedy, music, improv, delicious food and drinks, and more!

Get your tickets here: www.funkycomedyjam.eventbrite.com

 

 

#MoreThanAMeal Latin Wine Tasting

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
GRAND CATA LATIN WINE SHOP | 1550 7TH STREET NW, WASHINGTON, DC

Reserve your spot at: https://donate.miriamskitchen.org/WineTasting