In 2022, The Bowery Mission is celebrating 150 years of mission work to our neighbors experiencing homelessness and hunger in New York City — a legacy of loving well. New York City has changed all around us. But the Mission is still here and committed to the same vision we had back in the beginning. […]
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During this time of the year at The Bowery Mission, we typically see an increase in guests seeking critical care: safe shelter, hot meals, warm clothing and even basic medical care. Winter weather in New York City can be ruthless, especially for neighbors struggling with homelessness. So many of us want to connect with our […]
Learn more about the men and women who have achieved great milestones this past year in their journeys towards independence. At our recent Graduation ceremonies, we celebrated 52 men and women from our Residential Programs who have achieved great milestones in their journeys towards independent living! Because of friends like you, these graduates were able […]
Michael came back to New York City at the worst possible time, but he found hope and help here at The Bowery Mission. Michael was born in New York City but spent his childhood in the Dominican Republic. At an early age, he developed a passion for medical work and helping people. As a young […]
He first came to The Bowery Mission in need but is now thankful to serve others. For two years, Chef Wayne struggled to find full-time work and affordable housing. He didn’t always have clear direction for where he wanted to go in life, and it led to a series of poor decisions. “I was really […]
We are excited for the back-to-school season for all New York City kids, especially those in The Bowery Mission’s children program, Mont Lawn City Camp. New families and returning campers will join us for a new cycle of classes in just over a week, including in-person activities — a welcome return after a challenging 2020. This […]
Friends like you helped Carlos find hope, healing and many reasons to be thankful. Every year, homelessness takes hundreds of New Yorkers by surprise. Carlos is one of those people. His career began with success as a Wall Street broker, followed by a rewarding second chapter in Christian ministry. He spent three years overcoming alcoholism, […]
In this video tribute, current and former staff recount The Bowery Mission’s emergency response to the World Trade Center attacks. At The Bowery Mission, we always remember where we were on September 11, 2001. Beginning just 20 minutes after the World Trade Center attacks, tens of thousands of New Yorkers walked, ran and wandered north […]
Congratulations to Chuck, former member of The Bowery Mission’s COVID response team, for successfully bicycling across the United States to raise money for the Mission! Chuck Monts, who recently retired from The Bowery Mission at age 62, successfully completed a 3,000-mile, cross country bicycling trip, “Bike for the Mission.” He set off from The Union […]
*All Data Reflects Time Period March 15, 2020 through March 31, 2021. COVID-19 ushered in one of the most daunting chapters in The Bowery Mission’s history. But just like in tragedies and crises before in our nearly 150-year history, we were reminded of God’s faithfulness, our community’s resilience and our supporters’ generous compassion. With your […]