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  • No Mild Winter

    When you're homeless, there's no such thing as a "mild winter" in NYC.

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  • 2016 Milestones

    Thanks to friends like YOU, we're giving hope to homeless and hungry New Yorkers!

    SEE INSIDE OUR RED DOORS

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

  • "God Has Restored Everything."

    Jose celebrated Christmas with joy for the miracles that God has done.

    Read Jose's Story >
  • "I'd Either Be Dead Or In Jail."

    Prentiss, a resident of our men's Life Transformation program, overcame a difficult past to enjoy a Christmas filled with gratitude for what God is doing in his life.

    Read Prentiss' Story >
  • From The Ivy League To NYC Streets, Roy Has A Second Chance

    Roy had everything and, overnight, was left with nothing. He remembered the red doors of The Bowery Mission and came for a second chance.

    Read Roy's Story >
  • Sharing Good News of Great Hope

    The Bowery Mission's President & CEO, David P. Jones, speaks about how we make an impact together during the holidays, a challenging time for many New Yorkers in need.

    Read Dave's Message >

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