• We need your help to restock our pantry. Please give today so we can feed the homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving season.

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  • Join the kick-off event for the 2nd Annual L.E.S. Art Drive on Oct 4th and participate in our first ever Art-A-Thon!

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  • Feed the homeless and hungry this Thanksgiving. Just $19.08 provides Thanksgiving meals for 12!

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  • On Tuesday, October 13th, enjoy an elegant and fun evening supporting The Bowery Mission's programs.

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Since 1879, The Bowery Mission has served homeless, hungry and poor New Yorkers. Meals, shelter, and medical care lead to residential programs that offer men and women the opportunity to transform their lives. Children get a positive first chance through summer camp, mentoring and family support. A vital part of the Lower East Side, The Bowery Mission now offers new hope to neighborhoods like Harlem and the South Bronx.


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Life Transformations and Updates

  • We Must Press On

    With so many world crises fighting for our attention, it can be easy to forget the suffering in our own city. But this season at the Mission, it's impossible to forget...

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  • Where Can Jerome Go From Here?

    Like so many other struggling New Yorkers, Jerome found himself out of options when he lost his job last summer. Homeless and helpless, his only hope to get back on his feet was to come to the Mission...

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  • 96-Hour Meal

    It will take over 4 days of cooking to make sure we’re ready to feed 11,000 guests this Thanksgiving! But Chef Trevor knows each holiday meal is "not just a plate of food." It can be the turning point for a new start...

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  • Come Find Rest

    Our shelter program has just been renovated and outfitted with new mattresses from Leesa. Now, hurting people on the streets can come find rest and lasting hope at the Mission every single night of the year...

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