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

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  • meet trevor

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

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  • Join the Red Door Hunger Drive this Thanksgiving to fundraise for the homeless and poor in NYC!

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  • Give a gift of hope and new life from our Hope Catalog this holiday season.

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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

  • Tis’ the Season for Miracles!

    Every time God intervenes and brings healing to a broken life, it is a true miracle! As I watch each person walk through our red doors this holiday season, I’m grateful that you choose to join Him in this miraculous work…

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  • When Christmas is just another day to survive…

    Last Christmas, Carl miraculously woke up after being pronounced dead from an overdose. Coming to The Bowery Mission helped him find a new faith in God.

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  • Giving Confidence and Hope… One Career at a Time

    Men and women at our Life Transformation programs many times face barriers to securing permanent employment. At our Career Centers, volunteers and staff help them prepare for these challenges...

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  • Last Month at The Bowery Mission

    5,963 nights of safe shelter were given to offer the homeless refuge from the streets. See what else your gifts provided...

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