• Thank you for rebuilding hope for homeless and hurting New Yorkers. Together, we helped meet the need in 2015.

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  • Meet Charles

    "I wouldn't have this beautiful life without The Bowery Mission."

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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 Power of God's Love

    At Easter time, we celebrate the victory of God's love triumphing over death! At the Mission, we witness this miracle first hand as people rise above seemingly impossible circumstances to make lasting life change and experience a new beginning. That's the power your gifts have to change lives this Easter!

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  • "As good as dead...but today, I have a new life."

    A bad choice at the age of 15 slammed the doors to the future Monique was planning. After years of depression and destruction, Monique knew the only person who could save her was God. Thankfully, Monique is finding her miraculous new start inside the Mission's red doors...

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  • Expected to die. Today, determined to live.

    As a baby, Gregory had to work hard to survive an illness...only to be abused for most of his childhood. Life was constantly full of pain and secrets. When the only bright spot in his life—his wife—passed away, he was devastated... Was it worth the fight anymore?

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  • God's Love Gave Leslie a Fresh Start

    A rebellious streak in her teenage years lured Leslie into the party scene—where an alcohol habit turned into an over 30-year addiction to crack cocaine. After a lifetime of drugs and regret, God's love is giving Leslie dreams for the future she never could have imagined...

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  • Last Month at The Bowery Mission

    6 students graduated from our residential recovery program and moved on to independent living. See what else your gifts provided last month.

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