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

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  • Join us Oct 21st at the Celebration of Hope auction event to support our programs for men, women, and children.

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  • Maximize your impact by joining New York Hope Partners, the backbone of the Mission.

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    "Thanks to The Bowery Mission, I have my family back."

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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

  • Connecting the Two New Yorks

    One way to look at what we do at The Bowery Mission is this—we help connect two different worlds in the world’s most complex city...

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  • Last Thanksgiving, Gilberto would have been hungry and hopeless

    After sleeping on the subway for two weeks and experiencing true hunger, Gilberto was welcomed at the Mission with a warm meal and the opportunity to change his life. One month later on Thanksgiving Day, he was serving others who were hungry and hurting…

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  • A 96-Hour Meal

    In order to serve 10,000 meals this coming Thanksgiving, The Bowery Mission ovens will run non-stop for four days! Kitchen Manager Trevor Mathura knows it’s no small task to get everything ready for the big feast. He’s praying for God’s provision to fill our pantry this year...

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  • “I was really the one saying thank you.”

    Ever since he was invited to volunteer for Thanksgiving at the Mission, Noel has been extending that same invitation to others. Last year, when he asked friends and neighbors to join him in sponsoring meals, he didn’t expect the response he would get…

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  • 135 Years of Bringing Hope

    When the doors of the original Bowery Mission opened in 1879, no one could have ever imagined the number of lives that would be touched over the next 135 years. Thank you for bringing hope and help to all those who have walked through our red doors!

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  • Last Month at The Bowery Mission

    27,759 meals were served last month to hungry and homeless people in our community. See what else your gifts provided...

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