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Press Releases

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


2018 Press Releases


The Bowery Mission Honors Bryan Cho of Related Companies at 19th Annual Valentine Gala. Tony Award-winner Lena Hall to entertain more than 400 guests as Mission looks to raise $1 million for homeless New Yorkers. - February 14, 2018 (Read Press Release)


As they continue to serve homeless New Yorkers during one of the coldest winters in recent years, The Bowery Mission and New York City Rescue Mission are joining forces, leveraging nearly 300 years of combined service. Under the leadership of David P. Jones, President & CEO of The Bowery Mission, two historic organizations join to become one, and reimagine the fight against poverty and homelessness. - January 31, 2018 (Read Press Release)


2017 Press Releases


During its 138th annual Thanksgiving Week celebration, The Bowery Mission will serve more than 10,000 meals—8,000 on Thanksgiving Day alone—to men, women and children in all five boroughs of New York City and in Newark, NJ. - November 23, 2017 (Read Press Release)


On Saturday, September 23 from 3:00–4:30pm at The Bowery Mission’s flagship building at 227 Bowery, artist and curator Allie Wilkinson in partnership with The Bowery Mission presents the opening of FACE NEW YORK, an art exhibition featuring portraits and stories of men and women experiencing homelessness in New York City. - September 23, 2017 (Read Press Release)


On Thursday, April 27 from 12:00-1:30pm (12:35pm formal program), at the Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO Lynne Doughtie will serve as the keynote speaker of the fourth annual Inspiring Hope: Spring Benefit Lunch to raise awareness and funds for The Bowery Mission Women’s Centers. - April 25, 2017 (Read Press Release)


Daymond John (star of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” author and entrepreneur) hosts The Bowery Mission’s 18th annual Valentine Gala on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at The Plaza Hotel to celebrate together the impact and growth of The Bowery Mission's work with the homeless and poor in New York City and Newark, NJ. - February 10, 2017 (Read Press Release)


2016 Press Releases


On Wednesday, December 21, Chris Martin of Coldplay held an unexpected jam session with formerly homeless men at The Bowery Mission homeless shelter, and then announced on Twitter an impromptu benefit concert at Mercury Lounge the same night. - December 23, 2016 (Read Press Release)


During its 137th Thanksgiving Week celebration, The Bowery Mission will serve more than 11,000 meals—7,000 on Thanksgiving Day alone—to men, women, and children in all five boroughs of New York City and in Newark, NJ. - November 21, 2016 (Read Press Release)


The Bowery Mission Expands Partnership With Goodwill Rescue Mission, With Help of $1 Million Gift From Long Standing Mission Supporter Accepting Goodwill’s Invitation to Lead Historic Newark Ministry; Goodwill Celebrates 120 Years in Newark This Month - October 20, 2016 (Read Press Release)


Broadway's Leading Actors Perform at the Annual "Broadway at the Boathouse" Event to Benefit The Bowery Mission's Programs for Children - June 8, 2016 (Read Press Release)


Gayle King Hosts The Bowery Mission's Third Annual "Inspiring Hope" Spring Benefit Lunch - April 12, 2016 (Read Press Release)


2015 Press Releases


The Bowery Mission partners with Leesa and iHeartRadio to offer shelter every night and help more homeless men leave the streets of New York City; “Breakfast Club” co‐hosts Angela Yee and DJ Envy, and EmEz from Power 105.1 serve lunch to homeless guests - December 1, 2015 (Read Press Release)


The Bowery Mission celebrates its 136th Thanksgiving by serving more than 7,000 men, women and children in all five boroughs - November 23, 2015 (Read Press Release)


The 2nd Annual Lower East Side (L.E.S.) Art Drive Benefitting The Bowery Mission Featuring the First L.E.S. Art-A-Thon - September 29, 2015 (Read Press Release)


The Bowery Mission Receives More Than 300 New, Donated Mattresses from Online Luxury Mattress Retailer Leesa - July 15, 2015 (Read Press Release)


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)