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  • Thank you for helping raise over a million dollars at our 19th Annual Valentine Gala to transform the lives of the homeless, hungry and poor.

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  • No Mild Winter

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

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  • Joining Forces

    The Bowery Mission and New York City Rescue Mission have joined forces. David Jones, CEO, The Bowery Mission and Craig Mayes, CEO, New York City Rescue 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

  • Leave a legacy today

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

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  • “I’m free because of this place.”

    Elvis came to New York City in awe of so much opportunity, but found himself imprisoned in addiction.

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  • “The Bowery Mission saved my life.”

    Tara graduated from our residential program, no longer surviving but fully succeeding.

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