• Thanksgiving Meals

    Feed the homeless and hungry during our busiest time of the year. Just $19.08 feeds 12 people in need!

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  • The Bowery Mission serves over 10,000 meals Thanksgiving week alone. See how this is possible when we work together.

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  • Blessings

    As we gear up for our busiest time of the year, our residents and guests share what they're most thankful for.

    See What You Make Possible

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

  • Your compassion matters this Thanksgiving

    See the latest update from David P. Jones, President & CEO of The Bowery Mission.

    Read Dave's message >
  • She's thankful to have you

    After losing everything, Precious now has new reasons to give thanks.

    See Precious' story >
  • Preparing for 10,000 meals Thanksgiving week

    We keep the ovens hot for 96 hours straight — to prepare meals most guests eat in 14 minutes — because we're actually serving a second chance.

    Learn more about Thanksgiving >
  • TCS New York City Marathon Charity Partner

    Together, we are fundraising to provide critical care for New Yorkers in need.

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  • Leave a legacy today

    See how you can include The Bowery Mission in your long-term impact.

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