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Easter reflection: Encountering God through foot-washing

This guest post is by Jason Storbakken, Senior Chaplain at The Bowery Mission. He has faithfully served our neighbors in need on the Bowery for more than thirteen years. For more than a decade, I’ve had the privilege to lead the Maundy Thursday foot-washing service at The Bowery Mission, where we commemorate the way Jesus […]

[Video] “I share my story with others to give them hope” — Natalia

Hear from Natalia in her own words how her life has been transformed and how, as a program graduate, she’s flourishing. Once struggling with drug addiction and homelessness, Natalia found her way to The Bowery Mission’s Residential Programs, where she became surrounded by community and began putting her life back together. She was able to […]

Richard’s hope story: “I felt like I was being handed a lifeline”

Friends like you helped Richard regain his health and find renewed purpose in life When Richard first arrived at The Bowery Mission, he was severely malnourished and teetering on the brink of eviction. Within our compassionate community, he received care when he needed it the most — and found a path toward a brighter future […]

Mission Minded — Anticipating God’s transformation in 2024

To Our Community, As we begin another year of service to our neighbors in need, I’m reflecting on the tremendous support our friends and partners provided this past year. Together, we met urgent needs of our New York neighbors experiencing homelessness and hunger — and journeyed with them on their path to life transformation. As […]

2023 Graduation: Celebrating lives restored

Above: Recent graduates joined long-time alumni at an alumni meetup held at the conclusion of the 2023 graduation ceremony.  At a ceremony held in October, The Bowery Mission community came together to celebrate new beginnings for 29 graduates of its faith-based Residential Programs for adults overcoming homelessness. An audience of more than 100 people — […]

Eloina’s hope story: From despair to resilience

Eloina’s battle with depression led her to The Bowery Mission, where kindness, community and faith helped her rebuild her life. As a young mother, Eloina was living in luxury in Houston. But she struggled with loneliness while her husband was away for work. And after the birth of her youngest child, postpartum depression took hold. […]