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Seeking a Side Dish? Chef Emily's Got You Covered!

We know how Thanksgiving can be.

Perhaps you're stressed out about travelling. Maybe the impending holiday shopping has you stressed. Or maybe you just aren't up for all of those questions about whether you'll be bringing "anyone special" to dinner this year.

And now someone just asked you to bring a side dish.

Don't worry. Chef Emily's got you covered!

A Headline You May Have Missed...

This was a particularly exciting Veterans Day in the District of Columbia. You undoubtedly heard about the stellar Concert for Valor, which drew hundreds of thousands to D.C. to celebrate our vets and honor their service.

But the process of honoring our vets started several hours before Dave Grohl or the Boss took the stage.

Our Next Mayor Can End Chronic Homelessness in D.C.

In light of this week’s Mayoral election, we asked our resident Advocacy Guru, Kurt Runge, for his perspective. Kurt is MK’s Director of Advocacy, and a founding partner of
The Way Home Campaign.

"On behalf of all of the partners in the Way Home Campaign, as well as every D.C. resident seeking a solution to the city’s homelessness crisis, we are excited to work together with Mayor-Elect Bowser to end homelessness in D.C.

Five Fast Facts about EJ de Lara

Each year, Miriam’s Kitchen’s Case Management team welcomes a new group of volunteer corps members. And each year, they knock us out with their tireless passion, energy and commitment to our guests!  This week, we’re getting to know a particularly energetic new addition at MK, Jesuit Volunteer Corps member, EJ de Lara.

Where are you from, and how did you come to Washington, D.C.?

Lasagne and Eggs: The Secret History of MK's Breakfast Program

Thirty-one years ago this week, Miriam’s Kitchen served its first meal -- a simple breakfast of eggs, grits and toast, served to 45 homeless individuals.

Even though he hasn’t been here for all thirty-one years, Chef Steve has been here for an awful lot of them. Today, we’re asking him to tell us the secret history of Miriam’s Kitchen’s breakfast program.

Tell us something about this program that we wouldn’t believe.

Our Housing Team is Hiring!

Supportive Housing Case Manager

Reports to: Director of Housing

Mission and Values of Miriam’s Kitchen:

Miriam’s Kitchen works to end chronic homelessness in Washington, D.C. We advocate for permanent supportive housing as a long-term solution, while meeting short-term needs by providing healthy meals and high-quality social services to Washington's chronically homeless community.

Miriam’s Kitchen’s core values:

Five Fast Facts About Brittney Washington

Miriam’s Kitchen has some new Southern flavor...and we aren’t talking about the kitchen! Our newest Senior Case Manager, Brittney Washington, comes to us from Orangeburg, SC. Here are five fast facts about Brittney!

How did you come to Washington, D.C.?

DCBrau and UrbanStems Launch First Ever "Hop Bouquet" to Benefit Miriam’s Kitchen


#SendHappy with a Hoppy Bouquet + Limited Edition Pint Glass for $35

(Washington, DC) - DC Brau Brewing Company and UrbanStems - DC's on-demand flower delivery startup - pay homage to the wedding origins of the first Oktoberfest celebration by launching the first-ever commercially available bouquet made with live hops.  The “Brew-quet” is part of a two-week partnership launching on Monday, September 15, in conjunction with the release of DC Brau’s first Oktoberfest, a true Marzen lager.

The Way Home Campaign Invites City Leaders, Candidates to Better Understand the Experience of Living in Homelessness

“A Walk in Our Shoes” Program Takes Participants through the Unseen Pressures and Dangers Faced By Washington’s Homeless Community

Miriam's Kitchen is Seeking a Director of Development

This isn’t just another Director of Development job.