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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 their year of service at MK, we asked them what it’s meant to wear that uniform. As always, their insights impressed and humbled us:
The Power of Belonging: Each day, we worked to earn our guests’ trust, by creating an environment of dignity and acceptance for all individuals.
Offering Extends Organization’s Commitment to Ending Chronic Homelessness in D.C.
Fresh, healthy food matters to us.
It is the foundation of our meals program. And it’s the key behind our relationships with local farmers markets, grocers and other members of the food service and restaurant industries.
This week, we’re thrilled to expand those relationships to include Washington’s own Yes! Organic Market. And you can be a part of it.
Initiative Rewards Local Organizations when Customers Shop With their Own Bags
July 1, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – Miriam’s Kitchen announced today that it will be one of the initial beneficiaries of Yes! Organic Market’s new “Yes! Cents for Change” program. This initiative will donate five cents to local non-profit organizations each time customers shop with their own grocery bags.
It's time for MK's Annual Volunteer BBQ!
When: Saturday, June 28
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Where: Western Persbyterian Church (Upstairs from MK!)
2401 Virginia Ave, NW
Thanks so much to the MK communcity for your support this past budget season. As you may have heard, the city has approved a historic investment of $4.7 million to END veteran homelessness in D.C.
It’s an incredible victory, and we celebrate it with each of you who helped spread the word to our elected officials: ending homelessness IS a priority in the District. It may be hard to believe, but your voice made a huge difference.
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 you our refreshing and nutritious Strawberry-Nectarine-Kale breakfast smoothie recipe.
A quick note about kale....did you know that a cup of kale is good for an estimated 130 percent of the daily recommended allowance of vitamins A and C? That makes it an ideal menu item for our guests.
Join Us For a Volunteer Happy Hour!
This Wednesday. June 18
Bar Dupont at the Dupont Circle Hotel
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It’s been one heck of a busy Spring, and we think it’s time to celebrate!
Our case management team is getting our guests into housing. Our advocacy team just finished a very successful budget season. And our meals program has never been stronger.
This is a great time to take a step back and thank the people who make it all possible: our volunteers!
Mark your calendars for two fun events:
Summer Happy Hour
Wednesday, June 18
Bar Dupont (at the Dupont Circle Hotel)
Our team is growing! Check out new openings for a Senior Case Manager and a Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager, and help us spread the word!