Day of Nurture

Date: June 9th, 3-5pm

Location: Franklin Square, 14th St. and K St. NW

Event description: A potluck dedicated to the empowerment and integration of all members of the Washington DC community with a special emphasis on the homeless population. Through the exchange of wholesome food, conversations, socio-political poetry and performance art, this event is dedicated to nurturing the human spirit.

Successfully completed with over meals served to over 150 people in and around Franklin Square!!

Now a monthly event!



Day of Volunteer Opportunities

  • Transport food from donation centers to 14th and K St.

Donations will need to arrive between 2:30-2:45 pm,  Please let us know what dish you plan on bringing by emailing us.

  • Set-up and management of potluck :

Set-up will take place between 2:30-2:45pm. Clean-up will take place between 5-6 pm.

  • Friendly personalities needed to help facilitate dialogue and interaction between homeless and non-homeless guests.
  • Performers and entertainers: Story tellers, Activist Theater, Comedians, Musicians, Jugglers, Performance Poetry, Drummers and more!

Donation Opportunities

  • Tables
  • Blankets
  • Chairs
  • Water coolers
  • Your favorite dish ( to feed atleast 15 people)


Franklin Square is located in Downtown DC. It is bounded by K Street NW to the north, 13th Street NW on the east, I Street NW on the south, and 14th Street NW on the west. The closest metro is McPherson Square (Blue and Orange Line, I street exit).

From the metro (via Google Maps):

  1. 1. Head north on 14th St NW toward I St NW  (0.1 mi)
  2. 2. Turn right onto K St NW, the square is on the right.

6 thoughts on “Day of Nurture

    • Chris, we would love to have you on board! Please fill out the volunteer application form on the “Volunteers” page under “Get Involved,” so we get your contact information and learn a bit more about you.

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