• When you're homeless, there's no such thing as a "mild winter" in NYC. Help your hurting neighbors this season.

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  • Our 17th annual Valentine Gala celebrates the ongoing expansion and impact of The Bowery Mission's work.

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  • Thank you for all your support in 2015. See what you made possible inside our red doors.

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  • This February, over a thousand New Yorkers will seek out the homeless of our city through the Don't Walk By Campaign.

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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

  • Hope on the Harshest Nights

    Right now, people are most vulnerable to the dangers of the streets – and most open to a compassionate intervention, offered with God's love.

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  • "It was so cold you couldn't feel your body anymore"

    After years of homelessness, and the shame of incarceration, John received a warm welcome at The Bowery Mission. Knowing he needed a change, John joined our men's program, and now remains committed to getting back on his feet...

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  • Medical Clinic Helps Homeless Fight Icy Chill

    During the cold months, attendance at our free medical clinic soars. When you are living on the streets, minor issues like cuts or common colds can easily become large problems. But thanks to your support, we can help heal broken bodies and spirits.

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  • Simplest Way to Save a Life

    Next time you see someone in need on the street or subway, give them our resource card and direct them to The Bowery Mission. You can help hurting New Yorkers learn about our life-saving services and show them that someone cares.

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  • Last Month at The Bowery Mission

    6,463 nights of safe shelter were given to offer the homeless refuge from the streets. See what else your gifts provided last month.

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