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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

  • The Extended Hand of Compassion

    During the winter months, as hundreds come to The Bowery Mission seeking shelter, I am reminded of the difference that your extended hand of compassion can make.

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  • Winter In My Soul…

    Freddie was tired of the life he was living: out on the streets, caught in the grip of addiction, with no family and no hope. During one of the worst winters in NYC, he prayed from the heart for a way out or for his life to end…

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  • These Resource Cards Can Save Lives

    Next time you see someone in need on the street or subway, give them our resource card and direct them to The Bowery Mission. Here we can offer meals and shelter, and give them the opportunity to change their lives.

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  • Don’t Walk By Outreach

    During the month of February, every Saturday volunteers canvass the streets of Manhattan on a search and rescue mission for the homeless. More than 1,400 New Yorkers offer practical care and God's love to people on the streets.

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  • Last Month at The Bowery Mission

    9,991 nights of safe shelter were given to offer the homeless refuge from the streets. See what else your gifts provided...

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