News & Updates

See the latest from The Bowery Mission, including updates from our leadership, stories of life transformation and program news from inside our Red Doors.

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Global Volunteer Month: Celebrating our amazing volunteers

April is #GlobalVolunteerMonth, and we are giving thanks for our volunteers’ impact and the incredible power of service. Every year, The Bowery Mission mobilizes thousands of volunteers who support every aspect of our services for neighbors experiencing homelessness, hunger and other crises. Volunteers play an especially vital role in our Compassionate Care program, which daily […]

Rebuilding hope in a year of crisis

Thank you for being there, each step of the way. This past year has been unlike any other at The Bowery Mission. But just like in tragedies and crises before in our nearly 150-year history, we are reminded of God’s faithfulness, our community’s resilience and our supporters’ generous compassion. Thank you for standing with us […]

Statement of Solidarity with the AAPI Community

To Our Valued Community, We mourn the victims of the tragic shootings in Georgia this week, which specifically targeted people of Asian descent. Our hearts break for their grieving families and communities. Over the past year, New York City has also seen an exponential rise in these devastating acts of hatred. We stand in solidarity […]

Information Security Notice

Dear Community: The Bowery Mission (including New York City Rescue Mission and Goodwill Rescue Mission) would like to inform you that The Bowery Mission has concluded its investigation of the July 16, 2020 Blackbaud cybersecurity incident’s impact on its data. Our investigation involved an assessment of The Bowery Mission’s data files in Blackbaud’s possession at the […]

Celebrating the women in our community

For International Women’s Day, we are reflecting on the amazing impact of the women in our lives Every day at The Bowery Mission, we have the privilege of walking with women overcoming adversity of all kinds. Many come to us from traumatic situations, such as homelessness, abuse, addiction, exploitation and loss. And during this pandemic, […]