Press Releases

View our most recent press releases below.

For media inquiries and interview requests, please email James Winans, Chief Development Officer, or call (646) 362-3110.

 

2015 Press Releases

February

The Bowery Mission holds 16th annual Valentine Gala and honors long-time President and CEO Ed Morgan - February 18, 2015 (Read Press Release)

The Bowery Mission names David P. Jones as its new President and CEO, as long-time leader Ed Morgan shifts to head new Bowery Mission Foundation - February 12, 2015 (Read Press Release)

 

2014 Press Releases

November

Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Art Drive Benefitting The Bowery Mission Silent Art Auction and Sale (Read Press Release)

The Bowery Mission celebrates its 135th Thanksgiving by serving more than 7,000 men, women and children in all five boroughs (Read Press Release)

The Allen Endowment honors Bowery Mission graduates with first annual J. Bradley Allen Awards; joins other supporters to kick-off the Bowery Mission’s Thanksgiving Week (Read Press Release)

October

The Bowery Mission’s 10th annual Celebration of Hope Auction raises funds to reach twice as many New Yorkers in need. (Read Press Release)

June

The Bowery Mission Opens a New Women’s Recovery Home in Harlem, Doubling the Mission’s Capacity to Serve Women in Need - June 9, 2014 (Read Press Release)

April

Katie Couric Joins The Bowery Mission’s Inaugural “Inspiring Hope” Spring Benefit Lunch, Helps Double Their Capacity to Serve Women in Need (Read Press Release)

February

Week 4 “Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Most Brutal Winter - February 28, 2014 (Read Press Release)

Week 3 “Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Most Brutal Winter - February 22, 2014 (Read Press Release)

Bowery Mission Held 15th Annual Valentine Gala at the Plaza, Honored Philanthropists Stacy & Joel Hock and Celebrated 135 Years of Service to New Yorkers in Need (Read Press Release)

Week 1 “Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Most Brutal Winter - February 8, 2014 (Read Press Release)

 

2013 Press Releases

November

The Bowery Mission celebrates its 134th Thanksgiving by serving 7,000 men, women and children in all five boroughs (Read Press Release)

March

Sandra Lee, Multi-Emmy Award-winning TV Host and Best-Selling Author Honored by The Bowery Mission at Valentine Gala and Joins 350 Guests to Raise $810,000 for New Yorkers in Need (Read Press Release)

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days - March 2, 2013 (Read Press Release)

February

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days - February 23, 2013 (Read Press Release)

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days - February 16, 2013 (Read Press Release)

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days - February 9, 2013 (Read Press Release)

Sandra Lee, Multi-Emmy Award-winning TV Host and Best-Selling Author Honored by The Bowery Mission at Valentine Gala (Read Press Release)

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Walk Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days - February 2, 2013 (Read Press Release)

 

2012 Press Releases

December

The Bowery Mission Partners with Riverdale Country School To Bring up to 1,000 Hot Meals and Hurricane Sandy Relief to Far Rockaway (Read Press Release)

November

NYC Homeless Services Commissioner Seth Diamond Joins 700 Volunteers to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner at The Bowery Mission (Read Press Release)

Bill de Blasio, Public Advocate for the City of New York Helps The Bowery Mission Prepare to Serve 5,000 on Thanksgiving Day (Read Press Release)

U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly Join The Bowery Mission to Open New Women’s Transitional Home (Read Press Release)

Food Network Host and Editor-in-Chief Sandra Lee Provides Post-Hurricane Relief at The Bowery Mission (Read Press Release)

June

Home of The Bowery Mission Designated a Landmark Building (Read Press Release)

February

“Don’t Walk By” Volunteers Canvass Every Block of Manhattan To Help Homeless During Winter’s Coldest Days (Read Press Release)

 

2011 Press Releases

December

Philanthropic Social Challenge Asks the Millions in Times Square – and Beyond: “Do You Have One Dollar?” (Read Press Release)

November

Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President & CEO of Hain Celestial Helps Make Thanksgiving Dinner Possible for Thousands at The Bowery Mission (Read Press Release)

NYC Homeless Services Commissioner Seth Diamond Joins 700 Volunteers to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner at The Bowery Mission (Read Press Release)

September

Nations largest tarp manufacturer teams up with feature film about homeless street performer to supply 1,000 tarps to the homeless in New York City. (Read Press Release)

 

2010 Press Releases

November

The Bowery Mission Celebrates Its 131st Thanksgiving By Serving Nearly 4,000 Men, Women and Children in All Five Boroughs (Read Press Release)

September

Councilwoman Margaret Chin and Assemblyman Jonathan Bing Join Volunteers to Cool The Bowery Mission Roof; Part of Citywide Initiative to Save Energy, Lower Cooling Costs (Read Press Release)

July

Cabhouse.com Hosts Independence Day Picnic for Formerly Homeless Men in Recovery (Read Press Release)

June

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to Visit Manhattan's Only Faith-Based Residential Recovery Home for Women (Read Press Release)

Stubb's "Feed the World" Tour Comes to New York City to Serve Texas Barbecue to the Homeless Guests at The Bowery Mission (Read Press Release)

May

Bowery Block Co-Named "The Bowery Mission Way" to Honor 131-Year-Old Rescue Mission (Read Press Release)

The Bowery Presents a Free Art Exhibit Open to the Public: "Look at Me Now: Men & Women of The Bowery Mission" by Painter Leon Kalas (Read Press Release)

April

Coast Guard to Conduct Nine-Hour Painting Marathon for Manhattan's Only Faith-Based Residential Recovery Home for Women (Read Press Release)